Welcome Penny!

Another new District Commissioner joins the County Team!

The County Commissioner has appointed a new member of the County Team to be District Commissioner for Southern Norwich.

Penny joins the District having previously been Group Scout Leader at 1st Harling, a very successful Group in South West Norfolk and most recently being the Contingent Leader for the joined Norfolk and Suffolk unit to the World Scout Jamboree this year.

Penny brings an immense about of knowledge to the District particularly in the areas of programme, growth and improving the volunteer journey.

“I am very excited to be taking on the role of DC in this diverse District” said Penny “I look forward to bringing the team together so we can all learn from each other. My priority will be to ensure that all the fantastic volunteers are well supported and feel valued which should then enable the district to grow and give more young people skills for life.”

Matthew Burrell, our County Commissioner commented “I am sure everyone will join me in welcoming Penny to Southern Norwich I know that she is looking for a new challenge following a very exciting couple of years preparing for and participating in the World Scout Jamboree”

Penny’s email address is

Matthew would like to take this opportunity to thank the Search Group created from members of the District and the Appointments Committee for their support in selecting Penny and recognise all of the District team members who have continued to support and run Southern Norwich for the past few months.