Executive Committee and Trustees

The executive committee and trustees are all volunteers and are charged with the running of the 43rd Bristol Scout Group. 

Nicky Woodfield

Group Scout Leader

Nicky was Akela for the group from 2010, when her eldest son was a cub, until 2018 and she has now moved to become our Group Scout Leader. Nicky's 3 children have been through beavers, cubs/brownies, guides and scouts and...

Charles Elderton


I work closely with our Group Scout Leader to encourage the development of Scouting within the Group and as part of the local community. I work hard to ensure the Group runs as smoothly as possible and is the best...

Scott Whitby-Smith


Scott oversees the finances of the group.  

Jacquie Carn

Beaver Leader

My son was enjoying Cubs at the 43rd when the two leaders gave a years notice - I offered to be a helper and found myself enrolled as Assistant Cub Leader. I learned a lot about Scouting and myself! I loved...

Sarah Elderton


Sarah volunteered to help with the 43rd Bristol Scouts as the group secretary in 2018. Her role involves many essential background tasks, such as taking the minutes of meetings, helping to keep all policies up to date and many other...

Jon Kennedy

Web Master and Assistant Scout Leader

Jon has been involved with 43rd Bristol Scout group since late 2016 when his son started in Beavers. Enjoying many years of scouting as a child, Jon relished the opportunity to be involved with scouts once more. He manages the group...

Steve Brown

Deputy Group Scout Leader

Steve joined the 43rd as Scout Section Leader in 2014, taking over from Leigh and Pete who had been running Scouts gallantly for over 10 years. Steve comes from an educational and creative background so Scouts was a natural extension...

Andy Judd

Group Liaison Officer

Andy was the Group Scout Leader until 2018 when he transitioned to be the Group Liaison Officer.   

Carolyn Jenkins

Fundraising Committee Chair

Carolyn's two sons have been with the 43rd Group since 2009. Carolyn has actively assisted Group Leaders in Beavers, Cubs & Scouts along the way, as well as getting involved with fundraising as the need for a new hut has...