Connect with our division team to get support with all aspects of guiding

Our Team

Connect with our division team to get support with all aspects of guiding

Our division is led by a team of volunteers, known as the Division Executive, who are our Charity Trustees. They work together to support delivery of safe, fun guiding activities for everyone in Weston super Mare Division

The Division Executive is led by our Division Commissioner, Carolyn Welford

Carolyn became Division Commissioner in September 2016. She has been volunteering with Girlguiding since January 1993 and has previously been a District Commissioner, Division Residential Adviser and County Duke of Edinburgh Award Adviser.

Carolyn is a leader with 3rd Locking Brownies, 3rd Locking Guides and Weston Mendip Rangers.

In her professional life, Carolyn works in an administrative role in the family business. She has a background in banking and finance. In her spare time, Carolyn enjoys researching her family tree and reading.

Representing you on the Weston super Mare Division Executive


The Division Executive is responsible for developing and implementing the Division strategy in line with Girlguiding’s current strategic plan.  They meet regularly throughout the year to discuss ideas and events, the provision of training and recruitment activities.

The Division Executive represent you, so if there is something you would like to see the Division doing to the benefit of our members, please contact one of the team.


Division Commissioner

Carolyn Welford

Division President

Pat Shaw

Division Treasurer

Ray Welford

Division Secretary

Ann MacDonald

Division GO Coordinator

Ray Welford

Weston Mendip District Commissioner

Chloe Dew

Weston Milton District Commissioner

Mandy Nunn

Weston Priory District Commissioner

Karen Marshall

Worle District Commissioner

Angie Stringer

Residential Advisor

Emily MacDonald

Leadership Qualification Coordinator

Rosemary Burden

Trefoil Guild Representative

Mary Amesbury

Division Website Coordinator

Megan Kent-Webster

Division Growth & Retention Coordinator

Patty Taylor

Division Pride Coordinator

Megan Burton-Dickie

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