The Band is under the ultimate direction of the Pipe Major. However, the PM reports directly to the PWOR Honorary Col and Lt. Col (The Honoraries) and Regimental Foundation.
Within the Band there are 3 levels of membership: member, leadership, executive. The Pipe Major is appointed by the Honoraries on the recommendation of the band executive. The Executive acts as standards compliance and is staffed from longstanding leadership and past pipe majors; All subsequent leadership positions are appointed by the Pipe Major.
Kevin Offord, CD
Joe Shields was appointed Pipe Major on 22 March 2022 by PWOR (Hon) Col Peter Milliken and (Hon) Lt. Col. Dr. Stéfanie von Hlatky. The appointment followed an 8-month long assessment period. PM Shields took over from PM Camron who had held the position intermittently from 2016-2019.