Group Trustee Board

Our Group Management Team are volunteers who support in the governance and co-ordination of 9th Bangor (St Gall’s) Scout Group who are part of the Group Trustee Board.

The Group Trustee Board plays a vital role in the running 9th Bangor (St Gall’s) Scout Group.Trustee Boards make decisions and carry out administrative tasks to ensure that the best quality Scouting can be delivered to young people in the Group.

The Trustee Board exists to support the Group Scout Leader in meeting the responsibilities of their appointment. Members of the Trustee Board must act collectively as charity trustees of the Scout Group, and in the best interests of its members to: 

  • Comply with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.
  • Protect and maintain any property and equipment owned by and/or used by the Group
  • Manage the Group finances.
  • Provide insurance for people, property and equipment.
  • Provide sufficient resources for Scouting to operate. This includes, but is not limited to, supporting recruitment, other adult support, and fundraising activities.
  • Promote and support the development of Scouting in the local area.
  • Manage and implement the Safety Policy locally
  • Ensure that a positive image of Scouting exists in the local community.
  • Appoint and manage the operation of any sub-committees, including appointing Chairmen to lead the sub-Committees.
  • Ensure that Young People are meaningfully involved in decision making at all levels within the Group.
  • The opening, closure and amalgamation of Sections in the Group as necessary.

Members of the Group Trustee Board

The Group Executive is made up of four types of members:

Ex-officio members have a role on the Board due to their role in Scouting. These  include:

  • Group Scout Leader 
  • Group Chairman
  • Group Treasurer
  • Group Secretary
  • Elected members stand for election at the Annual General Meeting and are elected by the Group Scout Council to take on the role; there are usually four to six in number.
  • Nominated members are nominated by the Group Scout Leader in partnership with the Group Chair and approved at the Annual General Meeting; there must be no more nominated members than elected members.
  • Co-opted members are chosen to take on a role by the Group Trustee Board due to specific skills or knowledge useful to the committee; there must be no more co-opted members than elected members.

To contact the Group Trustee Board please see our contacts page