Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Press release to be
Press release to be
Tue, 17 Nov 1998 12:25:14 -0500
I provide this to all of you before it goes to the local papers. So far al=
means is I'm willing to work more, which my wife thinks is crazy. Bedtime =
moved from 2am to 3 ---Petrik
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SCOUT LEADER NAMED FOR RELIGIOUS PROGRAM LEADERSHIP
Chicago, November 12 - The National Association of Presbyterian Scouters n=
Life Member Thomas C. Petrik of Des Plaines, Illinois as their new Nationa=
Secretary. Mr. Petrik will fill out the uncompleted term of Oren Peters of
Oklahoma, who asked to be relieved of duties for personal reasons.
Tom Petrik is a long-time Scouter. He grew up in the Scouting program, <SN=
all the personal achievement stuff>. He previously served the National
Association of Presbyterian Scouters (=93N.A.P.S.=94) as the Director for =
Lincoln Trails Synod Region.
He currently serves Northwest Suburban Council in Mt. Prospect, IL as the
Service Team Chair for their Exploring/Venturing district, a position he a=
held in Des Plaines Valley Council at one time. In addition he has an Expl=
Post he serves as Advisor for and a Scout Troop where he is a committee
Tom is an Ordained Elder in the church, and is currently a member of the F=
Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights.
He is known by other Scouts and Scouters around the country for his servic=
the 1997 Jamboree Staff and the 1998 National Exploring Leadership Confere=
staff.<SNIP more personal garbage>.
He joins a team of officers led by N.A.P.S. President Rev. Paul A. Winches=
formerly of Barrington, IL and currently residing in Milwaukee.