Regional Team

James Cumming
Regional Commissioner

As well as being the Regional Commissioner I also have a role in the Regional training team as an adviser, as well as nights away adviser for North Ayrshire and Arran

I have been a part of Scouting for over 25 years. I came through Scouting as a young person and at the age of 16 I took up an Instructors certificate and then at the age of 18 I took out my first leaders warrant.

Connor McIsaac
Assistant Regional Commissioner - Communication

As well as being the Assistant Regional Commissioner – Communication I am also the Assistant Explorer Leader for my local group.

I have been a part of Scouting for 16 years. I joined Scouting as a member of my local Beaver Colony.

Karen Paterson
Assistant Regional Commissioner - Adult Training

As well as being the ARC Adult Training I also have a part to play in CSL, ADC Adult Training and as a Trainer of Training Advisers.

I have been apart of Scouting for 17 years. I started scouting due to a combination of my father, who has been involved in Scouting since before I was born, and the then DC asking me to help with a Cub Pack.

Miles Goldie
Assistant Regional Commissioner - Youth Involvement

I have been apart of Scouting for 18 years. I have been involved in scouting since I was a beaver scout and moved through the sections. As I enjoyed my time in each section I volunteered as an explorer scout leader once I became 18. My role in the Region is to ensure that Scouting is shaped by young people.

Nathan O’Connell
Assistant Regional Commissioner - Explorers

As well as being on the Regional team I am a Cub leader in Alloway and have been part of the movement since Beaver Scouts.

Eddie O’Rourke
Assistant Regional Commissioner - Explorers

I have been a member of the Scout Association since the age of 6 as a Beaver Scout, after making my way through the movement I became a leader when I turned 18 in Castle Douglas.

As a leader I have travelled with young people to Kenya to help build facilities at a school, and I am now part of the Regional team as the Explorer Scout Commissioner.

I currently work at a residential activity centre as an instructor helping run adventurous activities for young people from all backgrounds and abilities.

Iain Dair
Assistant Regional Commissioner - Network

As a member of the Regional team I have helped run the Regions Blair Atholl selection and training as well as taking on the role of ARC – Network. I am also a member of the national Scout active support and have been on the site services team at Blair Atholl for numerous camps.

Deborah Olesen (Debs)
District Commissioner - Kyle & Carrick

As well as being the District Commissioner I also have a part to play in Aberdeen SAS & still help out at Cub camp with 12th.

I have been apart of Scouting for 17 years. When my son moved from Beavers to Cubs and group was looking for extra help, I was volunteered! & couldn’t think of a good enough excuse not to.

Craig McEwen
District Commissioner - Dumfriesshire

 

As well as being the District Commissioner I am also the Training Adviser.

I have been apart of Scouting for over 25 years. I joined Cubs when I was 8 and my brother was in scouts at the time.

Jackie Tulloch
District Commissioner - North Ayrshire & Arran

As well as being the District Commissioner I am also District Training Advisor and District Training Administrator.

I have been apart of Scouting for 7 years. I started assisting at 15th Ardrossan Scout Group as Treasurer.

Brian Goldie
District Commissioner - Ayrshire East

As well as being the District Commissioner – Ayrshire East, I am also a Training Advisor, Regional Trainer and a Member of Regional Exec.

I have been apart of Scouting for 30 years. I joined as a Scout with some friends from school.

George Ling
Regional Secretary / Regional Appointments Secretary

As well as Regional secretary, I am also the warden at Culzean, the Regional campsite.

Rodney Palmer
Regional Treasurer

I am on the Regional executive as the treasurer, my role is the upkeep of accounts for the Region and making sure they are submitted in good time to OSCR.

Eric Moffat
Regional Chairman

I have been apart of Scouting for over 45 years.

Joined Cubs as an eight year old and have been around ever since!

Ryan Conlan
Regional Youth Commissioner

As well as being the Regional Youth Commissioner I am also the Assistant Explorer Scout Leader.

I have been in Scouting for 16 years. Started in Beavers and came through the movement until eventually becoming a leader and part of the Regional team.

James Galloway
Regional Youth Commissioner

I am a Regional Youth Commissioner, I make sure that Scouting is shaped by young people.

My other role in Scouting is that of Assistant Explorer Scout Leader.

I started beavers at 6 years old and never looked back.

Outside Scouting, I am studying Computer Science at Strathclyde University a keen hill walker, enjoy camping and playing rugby.

Peter Stewart
DofE Advisor

As well as being the DofE Advisor I am also the Group Scout Leader at the 37th Ayrshire.

I have been apart of Scouting for 15 years. For the most recent spell through my son who was a Beaver, and the group needed a new Cub Leader.

I want the public to know how Scouting continues to open young people’s eyes to a world of extraordinary promise and possibilities.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls