Meet the team

Blaydon District is run by our District Leadership team which is made up of our District Commissioner, assistant district commissioners, youth commissioner, group scout leaders and district scouters. The Governance of our district is run and overseen by our District Executive Committee, which is made up by a number of individuals from within and outside of Scouting. You can find out more about our Executive Committee and charity trustees over in the Governance section of our website.

Groups and district sections are then led by our fantastic adult volunteers which includes section leaders, assistant leaders, occasional helpers and parental helpers.

Some of the key district team & executive committee personnel can be seen below.

Helen Laird - DC
Helen Laird
District Commissioner
Graham Elder
Graham Elder
Chairman
Val Pauw
Val Pauw
District Treasurer (acting)
Sharon Carr
Sharon Carr
Secretary
Jamie Ion
Jamie Ion
District Media Development Manager

Howard Gilfillan
Assistant District Commissioner Scouts

Colin Hurst
District Explorer Scout Commissioner
David Below
David Below
District Scout Network Commissioner
Clive Richardson
Clive Richardson
Local Training Administrator
Position Vacant
Duncan Graham
ADC (Adventurous Activities)
Kit Carson
Kit Carson
Group Scout Leader - 1st Blaydon
Brian Stubbs
Brian Stubbs
Group Scout Leader - 1st Chopwell
Peter Jensen
Peter Jensen
Group Scout Leader - 2nd Crawcrook
Richard Connor
Richard Connor
Group Scout Leader - 1st Ryton
Position Vacant
Position Vacant
Group Scout Leader - 1st Winlaton
Alan Aydon
Alan Aydon
District Scouter
Alan Carlton
Alan Carlton
District Scouter