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Chief Commissioner - Carole Pennington

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President - Ruth Sara MBE

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Deputy Chief Commissioners

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Executive Manager, Julie Brown

Speak to Julie if you have any questions or concerns which cannot be resolved by your Unit Leader or Commissioner. Julie will also deal with all queries about the general administration of Girlguiding in the Region and the Region Office.  For the time being, Julie is retaining responsibility for Region events, conferences and Region led international trips.

Tel: 01722 343180

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Finance Manager, Mary Selby

Mary is the Region Office Deputy Manager and is the person to speak to in Julie's absence.  Otherwise, contact Mary for information on expense claims, invoices, Guiding grants and loans, and general accountancy enquiries.  

Tel: 01722 343189

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Marketing and Communications Officer, Susie Lacey

Susie heads up the Region's Marketing and Communications Team.  She will deal with your queries regarding the Region's Newsletters and Website and the Region's online shop, and can also help you with GDPR and photo permissions.  Susie would particularly like to hear from you if you have a news story or photographs for the Region's Website!  Her usual office hours are 9.00am - 5.00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Tel: 01722 343187

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Communications Officer, Kate Dainton

Kate works with Susie on the Region's Marketing and Communications Team and is responsible for the Region's social media platforms.  Kate also provides PR support to senior volunteers across the Region and liaises with the Girlguiding HQ Communications Team.  Kate works part-time so please send her an e-mail if you need to contact her and she will get back to you as soon as she can.

Tel: 01722 343186

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Executive Assistant, Lucy Asher

It will usually be Lucy’s voice you hear if you phone the main office number. Lucy provides PA support to both the Chief Commissioner and the Executive Manager.  She is also Secretary to the Region Awards Sub-Committee and the Learning and Development Sub-Committee, and provides admin support to the Region's Lead Volunteer Trainer Co-ordinators and Trainers. Speak to Lucy if you have queries regarding online shop orders, about room bookings for St Ann's Manor, or for information on Guiding Awards.

Tel: 01722 343183

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Executive Officer, Melanie Parkes

Melanie works alongside the Chief Commissioner and Executive Manager as Secretary to all the Region Committees.  She can also help if you have a query relating to the Region's online Events Booking Site.  

Tel: 01722 343181

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Membership Support Officer, Clair Beaver

Clair is one of two Membership Support Officers in the Region Office. Her primary responsibilities are for Membership, Growth & Retention, and dealing with new volunteer and young member enquiries.  Clair can help with registration queries from Unit Leaders and advise parents who are concerned about waiting lists.  In Vikki's absence, Clair can also help with membership support and membership systems.  Clair and Vikki are your first point of contact for A Safe Space training queries.

Tel: 01722 343182

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Membership Support Officer, Vikki Warner

Vikki's primary responsibilities are for membership support and membership systems.  She is the main point of contact for Lead Volunteers and can answer your queries relating to GO.  Vikki works with Clair on Membership, Growth & Retention and in Clair's absence Vikki can help with new volunteer and young member enquiries.  Vikki and Clair are your first point of contact for A Safe Space training queries.  

Tel: 01722 343184

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Sarah is involved in day to day finance operations relating to income, and expenses for training, trips, and events.  She works on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 9.00am - 12.00noon. 

Tel: 01722 343185

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