Stroud Valleys Woodcraft Folk is a democratic, co-operative organisation that encourages all members to become involved in leadership and decision-making processes. We have regular District Meetings where all groups are represented and which all members are invited to attend and speak.
As part of our Constitution, we have some members elected to the committee, with responsibility for certain aspects of the running of the District. The committee may occasionally meet to address particular issues and to come up with proposals to be submitted for approval at a district meeting.
Chair: Doug Janke firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Chair is responsible for the overall governance of the District, ensuring we abide by our policies and good practice, acting as a spokesperson for the District and managing our complaints procedure when necessary. They chair our regular district meetings and represent the District at area network meetings.
Co-ordinator: Lorraine Trowers email@example.com
Our Co-ordinator is responsible for overseeing the activities we do as a district - camps, moving up ceremonies, training events etc - and for sharing information across all of the groups
Secretary: Julia Wade firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Secretary is responsible for supporting the Chair with the development and application of policies, and the organisation and minuting of district meetings.
Treasurer: Petro Sollé email@example.com
Membership Secretary: vacancy
Safeguarding officer: Helen White 01453 753687 firstname.lastname@example.org
Our safeguarding officer is responsible for ensuring we are well-trained, informed and aware of how to keep everyone safe at and around all of our activities. They are a confidential and experienced point of contact for any concerns about a child's safety or welfare, or any behaviour that raises serious concerns.
Inclusion/Guardian: Moira McCarthy email@example.com
Our Guardian is the person responsible for ensuring we as a District celebrate and implement our ethos of inclusion, co-operation, peace and internationalism.
Fundraising officer: Anna Bonallack firstname.lastname@example.org
Equipment officers: Cyril Laffort, Alison Lloyd
Publicity officer: vacancy
General enquiries can be addressed to the District Administrators (not committee members) Francis Barton and Lis Parker: email@example.com 07754 059768