To: All members in GLNE

Dear reader,

District Commissioner Search for Newham District
Alfie Ford is stepping down from his role as District Commissioner for Newham District after holding this role for the last 10 years and prior to this as the District Commissioner for Newham East.
I would like to take this time to thank Alfie for his ongoing leadership support and dedication to Scouting both within the District and GLNE over this period.
In order so we can find a new District Commissioner, I have been asked by the County Commissioner, Paul Trayler to Chair the search group.
As a recipient of this email I ask that you please give serious consideration to anyone who you think has the right qualities and skills to be your next District Commissioner. Those whom you nominate do not have to hold a current role within Scouting and adults can be appointed regardless of their age, current appointment or length of service.
I ask that when either considering individuals or considering yourself for the role that you do not compare to your previous District Commissioner or rule out people because you don’t think they will do it or have the availability of time to do the role. The Search Group are looking for a wide spread of nominations as possible for us to consider.
Please use the nomination form inside the attached pack. Please also note that Self-Nominations for the role are most welcome and any electronic nominations can be sent to me in confidence via email;
Hard copies of the nomination marked Confidential can be sent to:

Mr. Phil Cracknell
Newham District Commissioner Search Group
Greater London North East Scouts, 437 Wanstead Park Road, Ilford, IG1 3TT

I would ask that you take this time to read this email, please give consideration to anyone who you may feel is suitable for the role and complete the nomination or encourage them to self-nominate. The closing date for this vacancy is the 4th May 2016.
If you have any questions in relation to the search or the role, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Yours in Scouting,
Phil Cracknell
Chair, Newham DC Search Group
Mobile: 07584 375593