Gill Slocombe to be next Chief Guide

Gill Slocombe, candidate, chief guideLiz Burnley is pleased to announce that Gill Slocombe will succeed her as Girlguiding’s next Chief Guide in May 2011. Liz Burnley comes to the end of her five-year appointment on 21 May.

Liz said, ‘I am very pleased to announce that Gill will be the next Chief Guide. I’m confident that Gill will bring her passion and enthusiasm to the role as Girlguiding continues to move forward into the next 100 years!’

Gill, who is currently Chief Commissioner for Girlguiding South West Region, has been involved in guiding since she was a Brownie. Gill said, ‘I feel very passionate about guiding and so I was thrilled to know that from May I will be enabling many girls and young women to have their own special experiences in guiding as I start my five-year role as Chief Guide.’

Members of the Girlguiding Council took part in a postal vote to determine the next Chief Guide following a formal presentation at a Council meeting in February. The new Chief Guide will be appointed formally at the AGM in May 2011.

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