New Chief Scout – Baden Powell Scouts Malta
Baden Powell Scouts Malta has a new Chief Scout. Ms. Natalie Fsadni was confirmed unanimously by the General Assembly yesterday convened at Żebbug Baden Powell Scouts HQ. Group Scout Leaders and Scouts from the seven active scout groups were present.
Ms. Natalie Fsadni succeeds Mr. George Mangion, the first Chief Scout of the Scout Federation. Ms. Fsadni is the second Chief Scout of the ten-year-old scout federation promoting traditional scouting in Malta and also the first woman to take the top position.
The Federation’s National
Steering Committee and all Group Scout Leaders, together with their Scouts,
congratulate the new Chief Scout and wish her the best of luck and further
success in all her future endeavours in her new position. They also thank Mr.
Mangion for his hard work during the past eleven years in the position. Mr.
Mangion is the founder of Baden Powell Scouts Malta and without him the
federation would not have been in existence. He will now be taking the Post of
a Training and International Commissioner.
Ms. Natalie Fsadni – Bio
Ms. Natalie Fsadni joined the Malta Girl Guides as a girl guide in 1984 at the age of 10 and moved on to rangers at the age of 14. At 16 she started helping out with the Rabat Brownie Pack and eventually took over the running of the Pack as Brownie Guider in 1992 upon turning 18 until May 2000. At the age of 15 Ms. Fsadni attended her first International Camp in Sussex - Olave’89, celebrating the centenary from the birth of Olave Baden Powell. In 1993, Natalie was awarded the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, after concluding the final expedition in Dorset, UK.
Ms.Fsadni joined Baden Powell Scouts Malta as a Wolf Cub Leader with Mtarfa B-P Scout Group in July 2011 and in 2017 also as General Secretary of the Federation, a post which she held until yesterday. For three years between 2016 and 2019, she was also Commissioner for the Wolf Cub Program.