Adam Potts has been appointed to lead Warrington West Scouts as District Commissioner from 23rd January 2023.

Dave Hopley, County Commissioner said, “I am delighted to have appointed Adam Potts as District Commissioner for Warrington West. Adam is a passionate and hardworking Scouter, who will lead the District to its next chapter.”

“I’d also like to say a massive thank you to Debbie Phillips for her leadership of Warrington West District over the past ten years.”

Adam is a Civil Engineer and Site Supervisor working for AECOM where he leads a team on-site overseeing the construction of major highway infrastructure schemes including the M6 J21a-26 Smart Motorway Upgrade.

Adam’s Scouting journey started as a Beaver Scout in 2006. He was appointed as Assistant Cub Scout Leader in 2018 at his group in Hood Manor. In 2020 he was appointed the role of District Youth Commissioner, ensuring that Scouting was Youth Led across the District and restarted the District Youth Forums before stepping up as a Deputy District Commissioner in 2021.

Outside of Scouting, Adam can often be found in the Lake District and Wales as an outdoor enthusiast enjoying Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Climbing and Hillwalking.

On his appointment, Adam said, “I am excited to work with the District Team in order to take Warrington West forward through its next chapter ensuring the District thrives in every aspect and continues to give our Young People the opportunities to gain #SkillsForLife.”

Debbie Phillips, outgoing, said, “I would like to thank everybody in Warrington West for all the support you have given me during my term as District Commissioner. I know I am leaving you in the good hands of Adam as he steps up from Deputy to District Commissioner.”