Meet the Team
Ingleborough District is managed by a District Commissioner, Cathy Tazzyman, and a Deputy District Commissioner, Sue Haddrill, with support from an executive committee chaired by Dick Chalmers, with Assistance from Treasurer, Mike Fitzsimmons. Assistant District Commissioner, Paul Moore, and Youth Commissioner, Tom Haigh, are also members of the team.
The task they perform include:
- Ensuring that The Scout Association’s Policy, Organisation and Rules of are followed.
- Protecting and maintaining property and equipment owned by and/or used by the District.
- Managing District finances.
- Providing insurance for people, property and equipment.
- Providing sufficient resources for Scouting to operate.
- Promoting and supporting the development of Scouting in the local area.
- Managing and implementing the Safety Policy locally.
- Ensuring that a positive image of Scouting exists in the local community.
- Appointing and managing the operation of any sub-Committees, including appointing a Chair to lead the sub-Committees.
- Ensuring that Young People are meaningfully involved in decision making at all levels within the District.
- The opening, closure and amalgamation of Groups, Explorer Scout Units, Scout Network and Scout Active Support Units in the District, as necessary.
- Appointing and managing the operation of an Appointments Advisory Committee, including appointing an Appointments Committee Chair to lead it.
- Supervising the administration of Groups, particularly in relation to finance and the trusteeship of property.
- Appointing Administrators, Advisers, and Co-opted members of the Executive Committee.
- Approving the Annual Report and Annual Accounts after their examination by an appropriate auditor, independent examiner, or scrutineer.
- Presenting the Annual Report and Annual Accounts to the Scout Council at the Annual General Meeting; file a copy with the County Executive Committee; and if a registered charity, to submit them to the appropriate charity regulator.
- Maintaining confidentiality with regard to appropriate Executive Committee business.
- Ensuring line management responsibilities for employed staff are clearly established and communicated.