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Executive Committees

Each Group, District and County/Area has an Executive Committee that acts as its board of trustees.

The below contain support and guidance for Executive Committees.

Support and guidance for Executive Committees

There are a variety of publications available to support members of the Group Executive Committee in their role.

Check out the guidance

Regulatory Reporting Requirements

Executive Committee members are charity trustees and therefore must comply with statutory accounting and reporting requirements. This applies even if your Scout Unit isn’t registered with the relevant charity regulator. 

Learn more about emergencies and reporting

Executive Committee Recruitment

There is resource to promote Executive Committee roles to potential volunteers. It gives basic information about what it means to be a charity trustee and reasons why it is a great volunteer role to take on. It is available to download or to order from Scout Shops free of charge.

Download the resource

Executive Committee Role Descriptions

Discover the role descriptions and requirements in more detail.

Read the role descriptions

Training for Executive Committee Members

Executive Committee members have training to complete to support them in understanding the association and the role they play.

Discover the training


The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is a compulsory yearly meeting of the Group/District/County Scout Council with important legal aspects and key, mandatory business that must be covered. 

Learn more about AGMs

Governance support videos

We've recorded a series of webinars and videos to support you in your Executive Committee roles.

Watch the videos