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Mike Chapman

Course Director and Scoutmaster

Born and raised in Paducah, Kentucky, Mr. Chapman has been active in Scouting for his entire life. An Eagle Scout, he enjoyed high adventure trips to the Philmont and the Charles L. Sommers Wilderness Canoe Base. Mr. Chapman was active in the Order of the Arrow and was inducted into the Vigil Honor by White Feather Lodge 499.

As an adult leader, Mr. Chapman served as a member of the Scouting for the Handicapped Committee for the Atlanta Area Council. He has served several times on the staff for the College of Commissioner Science and on the Steering Committee for Scouter's Academy. He was Cubmaster and Pack Committee Chairman for Pack 74 sponsored by the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, and he founded and served for four years as Cubmaster for Pack 226 at the Heiskell School in Atlanta. Mr. Chapman previously served as Roundtable Commissioner and as District Commissioner for the North Atlanta District where he received the District Award of Merit and Distinguished Commissioner Service Award.

He currently serves as the Assistant District Commissioner for the Phoenix District. For the past two years, he has served as the Phoenix District Scouting for Food Coordinator. He also sits on the Troop Committee for Troop 197 sponsored by The Westminster Schools.

Mr. Chapman has two sons who are Eagle Scouts and a third son who is working on his Eagle project. Mr. Chapman graduated from the University of Kentucky, where he was active on the debate team, and received his law degree from the University of Virginia in 1979. A founding director and former Chairman of the Construction Law Committee of the Atlanta Bar Association, Mr. Chapman is a member of the Georgia Bar and the American Bar Association. He is chairman of his condominium association.

His hobbies include genealogy, reading, playing the guitar and cooking. Mr. Chapman enjoys hiking, camping, paddling and all forms of outdoor activities. A 92-54 Eagle, Mr. Chapman is serving on his seventh Wood Badge staff; and we are proud to have him lead us as our Course Director and Scoutmaster.

 

Rafael Van Dyke

Assistant Scoutmaster of Program

Rafael Van Dyke’s first experience in Scouting was years ago, as a den leader for his oldest son’s Tiger Cub Den. Since then, he has served in several volunteer positions and other opportunities to assist the packs and troops of his 3 sons, including a short time as a Scoutmaster. As someone who does not enjoy the outdoors, Mr. Van Dyke does not consider himself a “camper”; however, after experiencing the benefits of the ideals and tools of Scouting through his sons, he is very much a “Scouter” and is dedicated to teaching others the blessings of the Scouting movement. He currently serves as a troop committee member, and serves on the University of Scouting and Program Kickoff committees.

Mr. Van Dyke is a seasoned IT professional with over 20 years of experience as a software engineer, developing solutions with Microsoft technologies (primarily web development). He has also taught programming classes nationwide. Rafael earned an MBA degree in IT Management in 2016, and is currently an Application Development Manager for CBS.

Mr. Van Dyke has been married to his lovely wife, Tracey, for 25 years – who he first met while serving as a full-time missionary for the LDS Church in Boston. Tracey finished her Masters in community counseling in 2015 and is a licensed therapist. They have 3 sons in college and a daughter still in high school.

Outside of family time, church service, and Scouting – Mr. Van Dyke’s favorite hobby is basketball. He not only enjoys watching it (particularly the Lakers and the Tarheels), but also spent 10 years as a high school varsity basketball referee, and still officiates church basketball games on occasion.

 

Randy Rizor

Course Advisor

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Randy Rizor has lived in Atlanta since 1981. He has been married to Nancy for 35 years. They have two sons: Crawford and James, both Eagle Scouts. Randy has been an adult leader of Troop 74, Cathedral of St Philip in North Atlanta for 22 years, including 10 years as Scoutmaster. He is a member of the Executive Board of the Atlanta Area Council. He has received the District Award of Merit, Scoutmaster Award of Merit, Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award, Silver Beaver, and Saint George Awards. He is a Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow. He is a 92-40 Eagle and Scoutmaster of Wood Badge Course 92-54. He has served on the staff of nine previous Wood Badge courses.

A physician, Dr. Rizor specializes in treatment and rehabilitation of spinal disorders. He is co-founder and President of The Physicians Spine and Rehabilitation Specialists of Georgia. He is also active in medical mission work in Haiti. He is a private pilot and polo player. He also enjoys fly fishing, woodcarving, and music.

In the aftermath of September 11, 2011, Dr. Rizor joined the United States Army Reserve. He currently holds the rank of Colonel in the Medical Corps, with overseas service in Kosovo in 2004 and Iraq in 2007-08 and 2011.

 

Brett DeVore

Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop Guides

Mr. Brett DeVore has been working to better the lives of children with a wide range of disabilities as a practicing occupational therapist for over 19 years. Mr. DeVore’s focus has been work with children from birth to age 21 and his passion is working with patients to improve quality of life, increase physical and emotional capabilities and strive for greater independence for parents and children. Mr. DeVore also sees mentoring other therapists as part of his service to the children and their families. Mr. DeVore and his wife have a clinic for children with disabilities and also run a non-profit foundation for children and families with disabilities.

Mr. DeVore has been active in Scouting since a youth going through Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. He earned his Eagle Scout at age 13 and went on to earn 6 palms. He has always been a strong proponent to the value of the outdoor activities in the Boy Scout program and how that correlates to retention. He has served as Advancement Chair, Committee Chair, Assistant Cubmaster and Cubmaster for Pack 699 in the Northern Ridge District. Mr. DeVore is currently serving as Training Chair and Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 2000 in Johns Creek. Mr. DeVore is also currently serving as a Northern Ridge District Vice-Chair and Northern Ridge District Funds Development Chair.

Mr. DeVore has been married to his wife Nell since 2002. They have a 13-year old son, Hayden who is a Star Scout in Troop 2000 and another son, Parker, who is 11 and crossed over to Troop 2000 in the spring. Mr. DeVore enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer, travel, Star Wars, watching the Steelers, Penguins, Red Sox, Arsenal FC and FC Bayern Munich!

 

Cam Reynolds

Senior Patrol Leader

Cameron “Cam” Reynolds is originally from Kansas City, Missouri but has lived in Atlanta with his wife Kimberly and their 2 children, Haley (15) and JP (11) since 1996. Cam’s family has a rich Scouting history. His father Jim (a Cub Scout himself in 1946), is a WB Buffalo from 1984. Jim held most unit positions, and many district positions, while building a family Scouting legacy that has transcended to its 3rd generation.

Cam is a 92-73 Buffalo, an Eagle Scout from The Blue Elk District, Heart of America Council and a Hard-way Warrior in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say, Scouting’s most discreet honor service society. Cam has served as Pack Trainer, Tiger Den Leader, Den Leader, and Cubmaster of Pack 37 in Canton Georgia. Over the past several years Cam has volunteered for the Appalachian Trail District and Atlanta Area Council, serving on various training staff including Wood Badge Course 92-82, 92-85 and as program director for various Cub Scout camps and programs. Cam was a 2015 recipient of the District Award of Merit from the Appalachian Trail District. He now serves as the District Vice-Chairman of Program.

To earn the money he spends Scouting, Cam works in the apparel decorating industry. Cam has a degree in accounting from Georgia State University. His family are members and volunteers of Woodstock City Church in Woodstock, Georgia. Cam still spends his free time trying to perfect his hammock set up.

 

David Burge

Troop Scribe

As a Boy Scout, David Burge grew up in Arizona and Switzerland. As such, he was part of both the Boy Scouts of America and the Swiss Scout Association and enjoyed troop backpacking trips in the Arizona deserts and in the Swiss Alps. In 2000, he returned to Scouting as a Den leader of Pack 51 with his sons. He served as Cubmaster of Pack 51 for six years. David joined Troop 74 when his sons crossed over to Boy Scouts and served as Assistant Scoutmaster, Scoutmaster and Troop Chairman. He was a Crew Advisor to Troop 74 treks to Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base and the Summit and is currently the Troop’s Chartered Organization Representative.

On the District level, he served in a number of positions in the North Atlanta and Phoenix Districts, including District Commissioner and most recently District Chairman. David is currently a member of the Atlanta Area Council Executive Board and serves as the Council’s Legal Counsel. He was also a Council Representative to the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 BSA National Meetings and has received the Council’s Silver Beaver and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards. He is a proud Antelope of Wood Badge Course 92-42.

David is a commercial real estate lawyer and partner at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, and is married to Sally. They have two college age sons, both Eagle Scouts. David is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the University of North Carolina law school.

 

Rob Jannone

Quartermaster

Rob was born in Bridgewater, NJ but has lived in the Atlanta area for ~18 years, all in Cobb County. Rob is married to Jen with 2 Scouts, Jake and Nick, rising Webelos and Wolf respectively. Rob has been involved in Scouts, first as a Scout earning the rank of 1st Class and then for the past 5 years, serving as Ass’t Den Leader Den 7, Den Leader Den 6, Ass’t Cub Master, Pack Jester, Rocket Launch Chair for Pack 770 chartered out of Tritt Elementary. Rob serves as an Ass’t Roundtable Commissioner for the Foothills District of the Atlanta Area Council as Cub Master.

Rob is a 92-77 Antelope, attending Wood Badge in the summer of 2014 and is proudly serving on his 3rd course as the Quartermaster. Rob previously served as Troop Guide for the Fox Patrol on 92-82, and as Assistant Quartermaster on 92-85.

Rob is VP, Solution Design for Randstad N. America’s Recruitment Process Outsourcing division, leading a team of process design architects in the design and deployment of complex outsourcing solutions.

Rob is a graduate of West Virginia University (“Let’s Go Mountaineers!”) with a degree in Sociology. While in school, Rob was a mid-fielder for the WVU Lacrosse team, and following graduation, Rob helped form and coach the first high school lacrosse program in the state of WV, the Morgantown Cougars, who played in the Pittsburgh City League High School conference for 2 years before splitting into two high schools in Morgantown, WV which became the foundation for the sport in WV.

 

Margueritte "MJ" Jackson

Troop Guide - Beaver Patrol

MJ was born in Atlanta at Piedmont Hospital in 1964, her mother relocated them to Illinois where she attended schools in Wisconsin and Iowa. She does not have a typical southern drawl, as was primarily raised up north. She recently married her husband Mark Milhollin, who is a personal injury at-torney. They have a blended family, Matthew Milhollin is 19 and in college, her daughter, Miriam is attending American University in Washington D.C.film and Spanish, her son, Joseph graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta studying television production and photography. Joseph attained his Eagle with 10 hours to spare. MJ was his Tiger Cub leader through Cub Scouts. When her son crossed over, he asked her to sit on the sidelines. She waited until after his Eagle Board of Review before she contacted his Scout Master and told him she had the perfect job for her.

MJ is currently an ASM with troop 370 out of St. James United Methodist Church in Atlanta. Her current focus is assisting the Scouts who are Star and Life who need to work on dangling merit badges. Joseph holds the record at her troop with being a First Class Scout for 4 years. She teaches the Cooking Merit Badge at our 2 annual merit badge clinics offered through Merit Badge University in August and February. MJ has lived her dream of becoming a mother, and Scouts allows her to keep the dream alive. She is fortunate that her troop lets her go to summer camp for the week at Woodruff, where they typically take over 70 Scouts.

MJ is a 92-77 Eagle. She attended Miss Sue's final ITOLS at WSR and have recently been inducted to OA. She completed her brotherhood early in 2016. She loves what BSA does for young boys, and wants to be a part of that movement. To her, there is nothing finer than a boy reaching Eagle Scout. Last year, she also became a Venture Scout leader.

This year, MJ will also be the recipient of the Whitney M. Young award by the national BSA office, which recognizes and celebrates achievements in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities in rural or low-income urban backgrounds.

 

David Cowan

Assistant Scoutmaster of Logistics

An Eagle Scout, as a boy Mr. Cowan participated in Scout Camp at Bert Adams, a National Scout Jamboree and a Philmont adventure. He began as a Scouter 38 years ago starting a new Troop in Goldsboro, NC. With three boys in Scouting – two earning their Eagle he served as ASM for the boys’ troop. Fifteen years ago he started a new Troop and Venture Crew at his church in Snellville, GA that is now a strong troop with 33 Eagle Scouts, and 10 leaders who have completed Woodbadge training. He served as Roundtable Commissioner for the North Atlanta District for three years. He was awarded the District Award of Merit in 2009. Mr. Cowan has served as Commissioner and District Commissioner for the Phoenix District. He has vacationed as an adult advisor at Philmont on 13 treks seeing Baldy and Bears and experiencing Blisters and Squeeze Cheese. He is the advisor for the Eagles @ GT, a student club at Georgia Tech promoting citizenship, serving the Scouting community, and continuing the Scouting adventure. He completed his Woodbadge as an Eagle in SR 830 in the NE Georgia Council.

Mr. Cowan is that husband of the beautiful, talented, and kind – Bethany, married for 39 years. They are the blessed parents of 4 wonderful children – and now 6 grandchildren.

Mr. Cowan is on faculty (Executive in Residence/Senior Research Scientist/Instructor) at Georgia Institute of Technology. He joined the Tech faculty after a 25-year career as a consultant to the healthcare industry. He has served as a volunteer Director of Medical Missions for an Agency that serves in the Eurasia region of the world. He is active in the ministry of his Church – leading many small group studies for college students – particularly focusing on international students.

 

Mike Gulledge

Assistant Quartermaster

Mike has served in the Atlanta Area Council BSA in a variety of volunteer positions for over 25 years. At the unit level, he has been a Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, and a Venture Crew Advisor. In the Silver Comet district, he has served in nearly all positions top down. As a Council Scouter, he has served on numerous council committees and training staffs. Mike currently serves as an Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 422, an Associate Advisor for Venturing Crew 422, as the Program Director at Camp Allatoona Aquatics Base, and is the AAC’s nationally appointed International Scouting Representative (IR). He continues teaching adult leaders at district and council level events, is a member of the OA, and still finds time to be an Assistant District Commissioner and a Unit Commissioner to 3 successfully performing troops.

In recognition for his commitment to Scouting, Mike has received the Silver Beaver award, Venture Leadership Award, District Award of Merit and the Distinguish Commissioner’s Key. He is Wood Badge Trained as a 92-37 Beaver, Powder Horn Trained (AAC 2007), and Commissioner College educated receiving his Doctor of Commissioner Science. His formal education is a BS from Auburn and a MBA from Lake Forest.

Outside of Scouting, Mike is an active member of Kennesaw United Methodist Church. He is a member of their church choir and the Methodist Men’s Club. Professionally, he is retired from owning a small mortgage company. Additionally, he is retired from the U.S. Navy having last served as a Captain on the Staff of Naval Forces Europe and the Navy’s Sixth Fleet.

Michael and his wife Vivian have three grown sons; Robert (Life), Nicholas (Eagle), and David (Life).

 

Jerome Brown

Assistant Quartermaster

Jerome Brown was born in Tampa, Florida and is a true child of the 80's, He has lived in several states including Florida, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Alaska, Arizona, and now Georgia. He attended Troy University (Troy, AL) for his undergraduate degree in Print Journalism and Advertising/PR. He received his Master's degree from West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV...Let's Go!....Mountaineers!) He is an avid traveler and has visited 43 of the 50 states, 18 countries and 4 continents. He has two children (Ethan 14 BSA Troop 608, Katie 10 GSA Troop 2440).

Professionally, Jerome is an integrated marketing generalist with specialties in web design and implementation, social campaigns, SEO, online analytics and learning focused communications. He is a team leader with strategic vision and tactical capabilities with a global audience. He is fluent in multiple languages including geek, educator, designer, coder, consumer, and editor.

Jerome was a Scout as a young man and continued his Scouting adventures as the Den Leader for Den 6 of Pack 494 in Dunwoody GA for 5 years, Scoutmaster of Troop 608 for 18 months, Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 608 for 5 months and an Assistant Leader in GSA Troop 2440 in Suwanee, GA for the past 4 years. He is a member of the AAC International Scouting Committee and has a strong belief in the value of international travel for the development of a healthy and respectful world view. Jerome is a 92-82 Fox and he is proud to serve as one of the Assistant Quartermasters for the 92-89 course.

 

Chad Carter

Troop Guide - Buffalo Patrol

Chad grew up in rural central Florida on a small farm with his parents and older brother, Chance. Their weekends and summers were spent working cows, feeding chickens, loading hay and chucking watermelons. Both were active in the local 4H club. They raised hogs and steers, learning the value and rewards of working towards a goal.

Today, Chad is the National Account Manager for Titan Tool, a manufacturer of commercial paint spraying equipment. He has worked at Titan for 17 years. He started as a Sales Rep based in Nashville, TN where he met and married Allison. They moved to Marietta, GA soon after they were married in 2003. Today, they are proud parents of 2 Cub Scouts: Austin and Luke.

Chad was not a Scout as a youth, but has seen the adults that scouting produces and wanted his 2 boys to experience scouting. After Austin’s Tiger year, Chad decided to become more involved and signed up to be Assistant Den Leader, and later Pack Trainer. In addition to his Pack duties, Chad volunteers at the Foothills District Day Camp, and served as table host at the Golden Eagle Luncheon. Chad is an Owl from WB 92-81 and previously served as a Troop Guide on Course 92-84.

 

Don DeHaven

Troop Guide - Bear Patrol

Donald (Don) DeHaven has been with Scouting as an adult leader for the last 6 years. As a leader in the Northern Ridge District, part of the Atlanta Area Council, he holds the current positions; Director of Twilight Cub Camp, Course Director of BALOO, Training Staff for OWLS, Unit Commissioner, Assistant Scout Master for Troop 2000. Don was on Wood Badge course 92-77 and completed his project 1 year from starting the course. Don was a Boy Scout in his youth and was eager to be part of Scouting again when his son was of age for Tiger.

 

Fontaine Kohler

Troop Guide - Owl Patrol

A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Fontaine has lived in Atlanta since 1983. Her Scouting career began almost 20 years ago as her son’s Den Leader. She now serves on Troop 370’s Troop Committee and chairs the Troop’s Scouting Bridges: Uganda initiative, a partnership with a Scout Troop in Uganda (in East Africa). Each year she takes a contingent of Scouts there to camp and tour with Scout friends, and to enjoy friendship and fellowship with them.

Formerly Membership Chair in the Phoenix District, Fontaine now serves as District Vice Chair. She also serves on several Council Committees: the International Committee, Friends of Scouting Service Area 4 Chair, and Chair of Volunteers for the AAC’s Sporting Clays Classic. She is a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award, District Award of Merit, the Judge Jack Langford Service Award, Troop 370 Chairman’s Award, and the Godsend Award for Pack 186.

Fontaine loves camping and has earned the Triple Crown Award, having gone to Philmont, Northern Tier and Sea Base with her son. She has attended Summer Camp at Woodruff for the past 13 summers and volunteers annually at Cub Scout Day Camp. She was invited to attend an International Conference at the Philmont Training Center last summer.

Fontaine is Executive Director of G.L.O.W. (“Go Light Our World,”) an organization that serves vulnerable and at-risk children. G.L.O.W. also coordinates the logistics for tuition sponsorships for the Scouts in Uganda who are served by Troop 370’s Scouting Bridges program.

Fontaine has three children: McKinley (29), Laughlin (27), and Eagle Scout son Kohler (24), and one granddaughter. She also has many children in Uganda who call her “Mama Fontaine.”

In the hours left in the day after family time and Scouting time, Fontaine enjoys being with her two black Labradors “Lucy” and “Scout,” taking French lessons, playing bridge, shotgun shooting and needlepoint.

 

Laura Lerman

Troop Guide - Fox Patrol

Laura was born in Houma, LA and moved to Norcross, GA in 1986. Her family lived there for two years before deciding to move to the Johns Creek area in 1988. Growing up her family spent many weekends camping, hiking and learning to love the outdoors. After college she moved back to Johns Creek and added mountain biking and white water rafting to her list of hobbies. She has two children: her daughter Jordan who is 11 years old, and son Tristan who is 9 years old. Tristan is a very active Cub Scout and lacrosse player. Jordan is in chorus, plays lacrosse and can’t wait to be old enough to join Venture Scouting. Laura will be marrying the love of her life, Craig, in July of 2017 - and can’t wait to be a family of 8. She will be gaining 3 step sons who are all very active Boy Scouts and a step daughter. As a family they all enjoy camping, snowboarding, mountain biking, sporting activities and taking care of their family pets. Their pets include 4 dogs, 4 lizards, 1 tortoise, 1 salt water tank and 3 fresh water tanks.

Laura has been an active leader in Scouts for the last three years. She started as the Tiger den leader for Pack 699 in 2014 and has moved up with her den each year. She enjoys creating a fun learning environment where her den and their families learn outdoor skills and complete rank requirements. She is always willing to jump in if help is needed in other areas of the pack as well. Joining the volunteer team for Northern Ridge District Cub Camp in 2015, she was a den guide, 2016 an assistant to the directors, as well as a den guide and 2017; and in 2018, she will be serving as a director. Her favorite parts of Scouting are watching the Scouts learn and master new skills and just being silly by singing songs and doing skits.

Laura owned Air Illustrations an event entertainment business for 8 years with her mother. They did all types of event entertainment including face painting, temporary tattoos, body painting, balloon twisting, stilt walkers and much, much more. After lots of thought and consideration, Laura made the hard decision to make a career change and joined the real estate world in 2015. From her almost 30 years of living in Johns Creek, Laura was able to make a smooth and easy transition. It was the perfect change for her, and loves working with buyers and sellers alike.

Laura is a 92-81 Eagle, which was Wood Badge Course 3 in 2016. Working diligently she was able to complete her ticket in 6 months. She is very excited to be serving as a Troop Guide on course 92-89 this fall. She can’t wait to serve the participants of 92-89, and with the awesome staff - including her sister (see Lacy McCaffrey!)

 

Joyce Kuhstoss

Troop Guide - Eagle Patrol

Joyce is a 92-53 Owl patrol member. This will be her third experience as a Troop Guide and 5th time as a Wood Badge staffer. Previously an Assistant Scoutmaster, she currently serves as Chartered Organization Representative for the oldest Boy Scout Troop in the Atlanta Area Council, Troop 107, which was established in Decatur in November of 1911. Joyce has been the COPE Director at Bert Adams for the past 12 summer camp seasons and she is also a BSA certified Climbing Director. She served as the Council’s Activities Chair, has received the District Award of Merit and is a Silver Beaver recipient.

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Joyce graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with a Human Relations/Gerontology degree and moved to Texas in 1985 to attend the Army Officer Basic Course at Ft. Sam Houston. She served as a Patient Administration Officer in Landstuhl, Germany during Operation Desert Storm.

Joyce lives in Tucker and works part-time for her church coordinating a Senior Adult fellowship program and part-time in her home-based event decorating business. She enjoys singing in the choir and spending time with her sons Christopher, 25, a 2015 Georgia State graduate and Donovan, 23, a 2016 Georgia Tech alumnus.

 

Josh Kirkham

Professional Advisor

Joshua Kirkham is the Safe Scouting and Operations Director for the Atlanta Area Council. Josh’s duties are to lead the council’s Safe Scouting & Youth Protection initiatives, volunteer training programs, and to give strategic leadership to our property and facility usage including all 3 camps and the Volunteer Service Center.

Josh was a Scout and camp staff member in the Prairie Council headquartered in Davenport, Illinois. After honorable service in the US Army, Josh began his Scouting career in 2002 as a Camp Ranger at the Three Fires Council, St. Charles, IL. He joined the Atlanta Area Council in May 2014 serving as the Senior Ranger for the Bert Adams Scout Camp. In his time as Senior Ranger, Josh has elevated the customer service and guest experience at Bert Adams, formed the Bert Adams Support Society for volunteers who give service to the camp, and has secured monetary and material resources as well as donated services to help advance our camp operations. Josh is a James E. West fellow and Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow. He is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a degree in Forestry. He is married to Amanda and has four children; Harrison, Justine, Josephine and Jenevieve.

 

Wade Patrick

Troop Guide - Antelope Patrol

Wade really enjoyed Scouting as a youth, so when his oldest son got old enough to be a Tiger he signed him right up. Before long the Cubmaster role became vacant, and, ...well, it's only an hour a week. He later had the opportunity to serve as Scoutmaster at Troop 797 and Advisor for Venturing Crew 797.

Wade used to be an 92-41 Eagle, and served as a Troop Guide on 92-79. He has served on the Foothills training and Commissioner teams for many years and as District Chairman. A recipient of the District Award of Merit, Venturing Leadership Award, and Silver Beaver, he has also staffed 5 Powder Horn courses and was Course Director for the 2013 course. He currently serves as an Assistant Council Commissioner.

He's been a specialty car and motorcycle dealer in Marietta for 38 years. He and Valerie have two sons and seven grandchildren. He is also active in Rotary, and loves distance running, bicycle touring, and, of course, motorcycles and sports cars.

 

Brian Fujii

Troop Guide - Bobwhite Patrol

Brian Fujii was born in Hawaii where his father served in the United States Army. Brian was first introduced to Scouting when his father was stationed in Taipei, Taiwan, where he became a member of Cub Scout Pack 91 and later became a member of Boy Scout Troop 91. When his father was transferred to Ft. Meade, MD, he continued his Boy Scout advancement with Troop 1021 and earned his Eagle in 1961.

After a long absence with any Scouting program, Brian was reintroduced to Scouting when he moved to Villa Rica, GA in 2007 by two friends who were Scouters in the former Three Rivers District of the Atlanta Area Council. It was here where he was mentored by these two individuals to begin doing District Committee work. His first responsibility was District Committee Training Chairperson. Brian is currently serving as Assistant District Commissioner for Roundtable with the Indian Springs District.

Brian is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow. He most recently served as an instructor at the 2017 College for Commissioner Science and was conferred with the Bachelors of Commissioner Science degree. He is also an Arrowhead Honor Award recipient. Brian used to be a 92-59 Owl and is very excited about serving as a Troop Guide for the Wood Badge 92-89.

Brian enjoys running, camping and is an amateur radio operator whose call sign is KG4NPD.

Leaders developing Leaders

Click on the pictures for contact information and to learn more about each staff member.

Mike Chapman

Course Director & Scoutmaster

Randy Rizor

Course Advisor

Josh Kirkham

Professional Advisor

Cam Reynolds

Senior Patrol Leader

Rafael Van Dyke

ASM of Program

Brett DeVore

ASM of Troop Guides

David Cowan

ASM of Logistics

David Burge

Troop Scribe

Rob Jannone

Quartermaster

Jerome Brown

Assistant Quartermaster

Mike Gulledge

Assistant Quartermaster

Margueritte Jackson

Troop Guide
Beaver Patrol

Brian Fujii

Troop Guide
Bobwhite Patrol

Joyce Kuhstoss

Troop Guide
Eagle Patrol

Laura Lerman

Troop Guide
Fox Patrol

Fontaine Kohler

Troop Guide
Owl Patrol

Don DeHaven

Troop Guide
Bear Patrol

Chad Carter

Troop Guide
Buffalo Patrol

Wade Patrick

Troop Guide
Antelope Patrol