Local scouts welcome new executive board members at annual meeting

| February 13, 2017

ZANESVILLE – The Muskingum Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America conducted its annual meeting Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Zanesville Country Club. In addition to a ‘State of Scouting’ report from Council President Ed Romito, they elected Members at Large, Executive Board, and Officers for 2017. Several new members joined the Executive Board. From Zanesville: Dean Cole, Pam Paisley, and David Weinberg joined the board.  From Cambridge: Bryan Hardesty, Susan Jividen, and Dana Launder joined the board. From Mount Vernon: Mark Banta joined the board. From Coshocton: Chad Jackson and Linda Udischas joined the board. Judge John Thatcher, Mount Vernon, was elected as Council President and Amy Pinson of Zanesville was elected to the position of Executive Vice President in anticipation of becoming President in 2019. Arv Palmer was elected to serve as Council Commissioner.

Youth Board member Jonah Overly presented the Annual Report of the Order of the Arrow noting that the Local Order of the Arrow Lodge has earned ‘Gold’ status as a top performing Lodge in the country. The Annual report of the council was distributed at the event and Treasurer John Wheeler gave the financial report.

Officers for 2017 are: Finance -Amy Pinson, Fund Development-Ed Romito, Administration-Chrystal Rardin, Program-Bill Shriver, Properties-James Gill, Membership – Chip Udischas. There are 33 members of the Executive Board.

The Executive Board is primarily tasked with four functions: Making scouting available to all youth, providing adequate funds, maintaining standards and policies, and service to scouting units. The Muskingum Valley Council Executive Board meets every other month with officers meeting in the off months.

The Muskingum Valley Council serves more than 2,500 youth in Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crew and Explorer Posts. For more information, or to join scouting, call the Scouting Service Center: 740-453-0571 or visit the Council website:  www.muskingumvalleycouncil.org and ‘like’ us on Facebook.

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