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Vicki Russell : Local Authority Governor

Category: Local Authority Governor (DCC)
Link Governor: Safeguarding and Behaviour
Term of Office: 28/04/2022 – 28/04/2026


In my current role I work for Devon County Council (DCC) overseeing the escorts on the transport routes. I have been in this field for over 10 years, working with additional needs passengers of all ages and enjoying every moment. Before this I worked as a sustainable school travel advisor, and before that I was a secondary school history teacher for 3 years.

Outside of work I lead a Scouts unit in Pilton, which I love, and enjoy how the young people keep me up-to-date with the latest trends. They teach me so much every year! I am a training advisor for the Scouts, supporting Scout Leaders through their training and development. I am also the Group Section Leader for the Pilton Scouts unit, overseeing the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, making sure we are welcoming to all and ensuring the unit runs smoothly.

As you can gather, my work and my leisure time centres around young people. It’s a passion for me and I enjoy learning as much from them as I can give back to them – although I still need to work on my knot-tying skills!