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The Committee

The 1st Framwellgate Moor Scout Group Committee exists to support the Scout Group - in particular the work of the leaders

The Group Committee will usually meet once per term for at most a couple of hours.
The committe consists of

  • Group chairman
  • Group treasurer
  • Group secretary
  • Parental representaives for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers
  • The Group Scout Leader
  • A Building Manager
  • The Group Quartermaster
  • Any other coopted members

The Committee is elected at the Group AGM some time in May

General Committee Responsibilites:

The committee is responsible for:
  • Ensure Sound financial sustainable basis for the Group
  • Feedback to the leaders from the parents and children
  • Ensure the up keep of the Scout hut and Group equipment
  • Ensure suitable provsion is made to replace the Groups equipment
  • Raise funds for specifiic projects (e.g. apply for grants)
  • Support leader with peripferal activites and ideas
  • Raise general support from all parents

Specific Roles and Responsibilites

Chairman

The Chairman shall chair the Committee meetings and AGM. Unlike the secretary, treasurer, parental reps, QM and building manager they are appointed by the GSL at the AGM.

Treasurer

The treasurer shall keep the groups accounts and be responsible for ensuring expenses are paid in good time. They are responsible for getting the accounts signed off and ensuring approriate insurances are held.

Secretary

The secretary shall keep minutes of the committee meetings and AGM. They shall handle group correspondence as required - for example thank you letters following donations.

Parental Reps

The parental reps are responsible for reporting backto committee comments from children and parents and, suppoorting the work of the committe in general.

Building Manager

The building manager is responsible for ensuring the building and grounds are apropriately maintained and updated, this includes PAT testing, fire extinguiser testing, etc. They should have a long term view of hut developments. They do not have to do the work themselves just ensure it gets done!

Quartermaster

The group quartermaster is responsible for ensuring equipment is kept in good order, checked and inspected as required.

Group Trustees

The Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and any additional signatories on the groups account are the charity trustees for the group. See for more details.
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