Welcome to the New District Commissioner

3 April 2017

New East Dorset District Commissioner announced

31st March 2017.

It was announced from Dorset County Scout office that a new District Commissioner for East Dorset District Scouts has been found. David McGregor, currently Group Scout Leader at 1st Ferndown Scout Group, has been appointed to the position with effect from 1st April 2017

David comes with  a vast and varied experience portfolio having been previously held the post of District Commissioner for Eastleigh, Hampshire for 6 ½ years where the youth membership and adult leaders increased to an all time high.

David has been in Scouting since the age of 8, having been a member of Cubs, Scouts & Venture Scouts before taking various leadership roles culminating with his appointment of DC in Eastleigh before moving to Verwood, Dorset in August last year.

David hopes with his passion for Scouting, to be relevant in todays society and ensure that the youth members take an active part in the community whilst realising their full potential through the Scout programme of badges and participation. The empathis will always be on FUN to ensure maximum progression through the sections, (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Network).

David can be contacted at