Executive Committee

The Group Executive Committee is an important part of Scouting but their important function is often overlooked!

Without an Executive Committee the Scout Group could not function!

The committee is made up of the following roles: Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and Supporters.

The Group Executive Committee aims to make sure that the Scout Group has the facilities and resources needed to deliver good Scouting in the Group. This includes:

  •  the maintenance of the Group’s property and equipment
  •  the raising of funds and the administration of the Group’s finance
  •  the insurance of persons, property and equipment
  •  Group public occasions
  •  assisting with the recruitment of Leaders and other adult support

The Group Executive consists of some people who are members because of their role in Scouting (the ex-officio members), these are:

  • Group Scout Leader
  • Group Chairman
  • Group Treasurer
  • Group Secretary
  • All Section Leaders
  • Elected Members  – elected by the Group Council at the Annual General Meeting and there are normally four to six of them. elected Members are normally the parent representatives for each section.
  • Nominated members – nominated by the Group Scout Leader in consultation with the Group Chairman at the Annual General Meeting
  • Co-opted members – co-opted by the Group Executive Committee to perform a special role or project

For more information Fact Sheet 330077.