We’re lucky to have a team of amazing people who help lead and support Scouting across the District. Please get in touch with any of the members of the team, if you don’t know where to go – email@example.com is a good place to start.
The District Commissioner Team
The District Commissioner has overall responsibility for leading the delivery of Scouting in Ealing and Hanwell. As part of a flexible approach to volunteering we have a team of three people who ‘job share’, forming a District Commissioner Team.
Heather Jones – I’ve been a leader in Ealing and Hanwell for over 20 years, mostly with the Beaver age-group, plus a few years as an Assistant Cub Scout Leader prior to that. My previous District-level roles were as a DBSL and then ADC Beavers, and I also have a bit of experience as a Training Adviser. I love running activities for Beavers – it’s fun and it energises me, which is why I aim to continue as a Beaver Leader alongside my Commissioner responsibilities. Outside scouting, I spent the last 8 years as a p/t Teaching Assistant in a local primary school, having switched from a previous much longer career in administration. Recently, I stepped away from my school-based job and took ‘semi-retirement’ to focus on a number of home-improvement projects and creative pursuits, in addition to supporting my elderly parents.
Ben Pearson – I’ve also been a leader in the District for over 20 years, always with the oldest youth section. I started as an Assistant Venture Scout Leader at the 1st Hanwell before becoming an Explorer Leader when the sections changed in 2002. I’m now the District Explorer Scout Commissioner for E&H and personally run our Brigantia ESU Monday meeting. I also run the County’s Expedition Training Team and enjoy spending time helping the young people achieve their Duke of Edinburgh’s award. In my ‘day job’ I’m an IT Manager for Step Teachers, a small teaching recruitment agency. firstname.lastname@example.org
Simon Ketteringham– For my first 8 years in scouting I’ve been an Assistant Explorer Scout Leader. My highlight has been taking part in three expeditions to Kandersteg as part of the district – most recently in 2017. I’m also a member of the County expedition training team and enjoy time hiking in the National Parks. Outside of scouting I work for a fruit juice company innocent drinks as Head of Business Delivery.
You can contact all three of us at once by emailing email@example.com
Assistant District Commissioners (ADC)
District Youth Commissioner – Ben Farmer – firstname.lastname@example.org
ADC (Beavers) – Laura Belmostefaoui – email@example.com
ADC (Cubs) – John Stanton – firstname.lastname@example.org
ADC (Scouts) – Stuart Flaye – email@example.com
ADC (Recruitment) – John Foxwell – firstname.lastname@example.org
ADC (Campsite Manager) – Dave Folkerd – email@example.com
District Explorer Scout Commissioner (DESC) – Ben Pearson firstname.lastname@example.org
District Explorer Scout Administrator (DESA) – Louise Woodward email@example.com
Network Commissioner – Currently Vacant – could this be you?
District Training Manager – Jenny Foxwell – firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathy Paddison – Jack Petchey Coordinator – email@example.com
District Executive Committee
District Executive Chairman – Jonathan Bartlett – firstname.lastname@example.org
District Executive Secretary – Sue Hyde – email@example.com
District Executive Treasurer – Sheila Burt – firstname.lastname@example.org