Central Region - Area Leads - Fishing

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Region and Area Maps

Central Region - Area Leads  for Fishing Programs can be contacted via e-mail by clicking on the links listed below.

Area Leads - Fishing:

Area #1 John Woodhall  

Serving these councils: 

  • Bay-Lakes
  • Black Hills Area
  • Central Minnesota
  • Chippewa Valley
  • Gamehaven
  • Gateway Area
  • Northern Lights
  • Northern Star
  • Samoset
  • Sioux
  • Twin Valley
  • Voyageurs Area

Area #2  Dennis Festerling  

Serving these councils:  

  • Great Lakes FSC
  • President Ford FSC
  • Southern Shores FSC
  • Water and Woods FSC

Area #3  Bob Quam  

Serving these councils:

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Hawkeye Area
  • Illowa
  • Mississippi Valley
  • Northeast Iowa
  • Prairielands,
  • Winnebago
  • W.D. Boyce

Area #4  Ron Killian

Serving these councils:

  • Buckeye
  • Buckskin
  • Great Trail
  • Lake Erie
  • Mountaineer Area
  • Muskingum Valley
  • Ohio River Valley
  • Simon Kenton

Area #5  Ben Wilson

Serving these councils:

  • Cornhusker
  • Coronado Area
  • Great Rivers
  • Heart of America
  • Jayhawk Area
  • Mid-America
  • Mid-Iowa
  • Overland Trails
  • Ozark Trails
  • Pony Express
  • Quivira
  • Santa Fe Trail

Area #6 James Ridgeway

Serving these councils:

  • Anthony Wayne Area
  • Black Swamp Area
  • Buffalo Trace
  • Crossroads of America
  • Dan Beard
  • Erie Shores
  • Hoosier Trails
  • La Salle 
  • Miami Valley
  • Sagamore
  • Tecumseh

Area #7 Doug Lindsay

Serving these councils;

  • Blackhawk Area
  • Glaciers's Edge
  • Northeast Illinois
  • Pathway to Adventure
  • Potawatomi Area
  • Rainbow
  • Three Fires
  • Three Harbors

General Duties:

  • Provide active positive support to the mission of the Central Region - Outdoor Programs Support Team and the Central Region Fishing Chairman.
  • Build awareness, within the Area, of the benefits of High quality fishing programs on Scout recruitment and retention
  • Build awareness, within the Area, of the detriments of Low quality fishing programs on Scout recruitment and retention
  • Provide guidance and support in the development of Scouters who have an interest in providing quality fishing programs
  • Provide guidance and support to quality fishing programs addressing the needs of all Scouts in the Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing program
  • Provide guidance and support to quality fishing programs offered at the Unit, District, Council, and Area level
  • Identify, recruit, and provide recommendation of high quality talented Scouters willing to commitment volunteer service as Council Leads – Fishing within the Area. These recommendations will be made to the Council Outdoor Program Chairman or Council Program Director.
  • Provide support and provide guidance to the Council Leads – Fishing within the Area, providing Scouters with meaningful service opportunities and are of value.  Further, fostering a quality volunteer experience, improving Scouter retention

If you discover that you have no Area Lead in your specific Region, that means the position is currently UNFILLED.  I encourage you to consider if this is an opportunity for service may be right for you!  Please review the job duties above and register your interest in service as a Area Fishing Lead.  Please address your correspndence to your Regional Fishing Chairman today! 


Address: 8 Forest Oak Ct, St. Louis, Missouri 63026

Phone: 314-477-8120

E-Mail: Michael Brand

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