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We have a team of Chief Commissioners lead by Linda, who collectively lead all aspects of Guiding at Region level.

Chief Commissioner

Linda Grant

Deputy Chief Commissioner

Christine Kenyon

Deputy Chief Commissioner

Jan Ali

Deputy Chief Commissioner

Tracey Bottomley

Region President

Angie Goddard

I have been an adult member of Girlguiding for almost 50 years. After making my promise as a Brownie I moved on to be a Guide and Company leader going on to take the adult leadership qualification. I moved from Pontefract to Wakefield in 1975 and became a Brownie leader with the pack at St Helens Church Sandal.

I have held Commissioner appointments at District, Division, County and was North East England Chief Commissioner, I’ve also held programme and training roles and served on several committees for Girlguiding at a national level.

I am presently archivist for the Region and a firm believer in today’s news is tomorrow’s archives! I enjoy sharing memories and highlights of Girlguiding and the opportunities it can offer to girls and women of all ages.

I am County President for West Yorkshire South, a Division leadership mentor and a District Guider when required. I have travelled the length and breadth of our Region and made so many guiding friends.

I worked at the Post office for many years but I always say my career is in Guiding.

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