Chairman of Trustees, Jeremy Cotton
Served as a Scout Leader for 25 years; and now retired from Supply Chain management.

Treasurer – Beth Gumb

Beth has always been involved in Girl Guiding, she is also a retired accountant.

Trustee, Alison Holmes
County Commissioner of Staffordshire Girl guiding

Trustee, Catrina Kerr

County Commissioner of Staffordshire Girl guiding

Trustee, Jackie Brocklehurst
County Commissioner of Staffordshire Scouting. Jackie works in education in a very diverse community.

Trustee, Karen Belcher
County Commissioner of West Mercia Girl guiding.

Trustee, Mark Bache
County Commissioner of West Mercia Scouting. Partner at a manufacturing company.

Trustee, Gareth Roberts
Gareth is now retired having spent 18 years working for Birmingham Scouts as Chief Exec at Blackwell Adventure.

Trustee, Colin Ablitt
A retired chartered surveyor.

Trustee, Sean Wood
Sean has been involved with scouting in Staffordshire for many years and has experience of activity centres from his professional work.


Trustees serve for a maximum of 8 years. In the event of a vacancy, the post is advertised, nominations are gathered, and a selection panel interview the applicants in line with the skills identified as required within the Executive.

If you wish to contact the Trustees on any matter, please write or email with details to the Chairman at: Beaudesert Park, Cannock Wood, Staffordshire, WS15 4JJ, or Chairman@Beaudesert.org.uk

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