SCOUTS South Africa is a volunteer run organisation with a limited number of paid staff. The Western Cape has a very active and vibrant Scouting programme run by a fantastic team of volunteers. This is our dynamic and experienced Western Cape management team!
Regional Commissioner: Paddy Milner
Patrick ‘Paddy’ Milner joined the Scouting Movement in 1961 as a Cub in 2nd Green and Sea Point. After more than 5 decades in the Movement he is still a true believer in the value of the Scouting and the impact it has on the lives of young people.
Paddy has a Scouting heart, a passion for adventure and a drive to make sure that fun and exciting Cubbing, Scouting and Rovering activities are delivered to youth who join us. He takes great pleasure in sharing nature and God’s beautiful creations with others. After an illustrious career in Corporate Communication and Marketing, Paddy now has his own consulting firm.
Regional Team Coordinator Scout Program : Nigel Forshaw
Regional Team Coordinator Development: Ahmad Solomon
Regional Team Coordinator Meerkat Program: Angela Hillier
Regional Young Leaders Representative: Daniel Skriker
Regional Team Coordinator Water Activities: David Roux
Regional Team Coordinator Cub Program: Nicola Jonas
Regional Team Coordinator Rover Program: Ubayd Bapoo
Regional Coordinator Land Activities: Peter Otzen
Greg Stopford: Springbok Awards & Presidents Award
Greg Stopford joined the Scouting Movement in 1974 as a Scout with the 1st Bothasig Scout Group and has remained active ever since. During his time as a SCOUTS South Africa member he oscillated between various positions He was an Assistant District Commissioner, a District Commissioner and an Assistant Provincial Commissioner. In his current roles as Regional Springbok and Presidents Award representative, he strives to continue to ensure Springbok standards.
Greg has come to the realization that Scouting develops treasured life skills. He has learnt skills and tools to achieve growth in his life. Greg has also adopted the lifestyle the Movement encourages and now “has Scouting running through his veins”. He is currently the Head of the City of Cape Town’s Electricity Revenue Protection Branch.