U-E68867-Ronald Hart (hart_ronald@AE.GE.COM)
Mon, 21 Dec 1992 10:25:41 EST
Holiday Greetings for everyone still out there as we enter the holiday
First, the new Chief Scout Executive will be:
Jere B. (Jerry) Ratcliffe
currently Regional Director of the Central Region. He moved to be
Reg. Dir. of ECR from Council Executive at Kansas City in 1991.
Ben Love will be stepping down in early February. (best guess)
Second, if no one found it Mike and Kathie, the National President
that took office in May is:
John L. Clendenin,
Chairman of the Board and CEO of Bell South, Atlanta, GA. John had most
recently served for Richard Leet as Executive Vice President and he
chaired the Strategic Plan for the 21st Century Committee that
reported at the National Meeting.
For Paul Barfoot, Dr. Alexander Bondar is head of the Moscow Information
Scout Center. He is assisted by his wife Dr. Ludmila Bondar, who is
also translating the Boy Scout Handbook(as she did the Scoutmaster's).
They request all communications go through the World Bureau.
Within the Commonwealth of Independent States there are Scout groups
in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, and Tadjikistan.
In November 1991, the Federation of Scouts in Russia was formed from
3: Moscow Scout Association, St. Petersburg Scout Assoc., and
the Siberian Scout Association (which is being assisted by the BSA).
There are seperate organizations in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
The BSA's World Friendship Fund is being used to help underwrite
the Leader development at Gilwell and in Switzerland, as well as
produce the books for mass publication.
Blessings to you all.
Dan Beard Council Member - Membership
EVERY BOY DESERVES THE CHANCE TO BE A SCOUT.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City