Group Name: 18th Purley Scout Group
HQ: Farmfields, Sanderstead, Surrey, CR2 0HQ
Sections: Beavers, Cubs, Scouts

How the Group is run

The Group Council

The group council is formed of all those who volunteer for the good of the group (Leaders, Instructors, Patrol leaders, Sponsoring Authority and all parents (who are automatically part of the Council). Under the chairmanship of an appointed chairman, the group councils responsibilities include fund raising, election of the Group officers and the holding of an Annual General Meeting (AGM) which has to approve the Annual Report and Accounts produced by the Group Executive Committee. The AGM is typically held in April, after Annual St George’s Parade/Service, and all are welcome to attend.

The Group Executive

The Group Council works through the Group Executive Committee which consists of the Group Scout Leader and associated Section Leaders, Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Sponsoring Authority Nominee and other nominated or co-opted members from the Group Council.

Key Group Exec Roles

Chairman: Rodney Newman
Treasurer: Robin Mitchell
Secretary: Angela Hall
Group Administrator: John Hill
Group Scout Leader:
SURC Representative: Barbara Hill
Others: John Taylor, Tom Moorhouse, all leaders.

The Exec meet once a quarter. The Executive Committees function is to support the Group Scout Leader in running the Group and includes support in maintaining HQ, Admin, Finances, Recruitment etc

The Leaders

Each Section is run by the real stars of the show, the Leaders. All the Leaders are volunteers who have, or are going through the training. Each section welcomes the support of parent volunteers and assistant leaders to help run their programmes