Our County Commissioner team


Deputy County Commissioner Programme – Chris Meadows

Assistant County Commissioner Beavers – Roy Stoves

Assistant County Commissioner Cubs – Ruthie Stennett

Assistant County Commissioner Scouts – Paul Emmett

Assistant County Commissioner Explorers – Vacancy

Assistant County Commissioner Network – Vacancy please refer to DCC Programme

Assistant County Commissioner Activities – Adam Griffiths & Ron Shell

County Badge Course Co-ordinator – Paddy Langham

Assistant County Commissioner Events – Ashley Freeman

Assistant County Commissioners International – Chris Langham & Ben Klinkenberg

Assistant County Commissioner – Scouting Top Awards – Liz Orchard

County Queens Scout Award Advisor – Refer to ACC Top Awards

County D of E Advisors – Andy Holter & Adam Griffiths

County Climbing Team –

County Hill Walking Team –

County Mountain Biking Team –

County Water Activities Team –


Deputy County Commissioner People – Carole O’Donnell

County Training Manager – Lewis Dangerfield 

County Training Administrator – Vacancy

Deputy County Training Manager (Manager & Supporter training) – Dave Hall

Deputy County Training Manager (First Aid, Safety & Safeguarding) – Shell Vaughan –

Assistant County Commissioner Inclusion – Vacancy  

Other key contacts

Cranham Scout Centre 

Management team – Ruth & Cal Williams 

Chair of the Management Committee – Colin Steward –

HQ contacts

Info centre: 0345 300 1818 or email or use Webchat at scouts.org.uk

Safeguarding: (Out of hours – report an urgent concern: 0345 300 1818 and obtain the out of hours mobile number) or email  

District Commissioners

District Commissioner Cheltenham – Godfrey Tarling

District Commissioner Cotswold – Paul Gowen, Josh Foye & Ricky Campbell 

District Commissioner Cotswold Vale – Mike Stennett

District Commissioner Forest Of Dean – Gary Law

District Commissioner Gloucester – Dave Hawkins

District Commissioner North Cotswold – Paul Gowen, Josh Foye & Ricky Campbell

District Commissioner Stroud and Tetbury – Alex Chestnutt & Steve Jackson

District Commissioner Tewkesbury – Chris Lodwig