The mission of the West Tennessee Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

The vision of the West Tennessee Area Council is to foster the character development, citizenship training and physical fitness of young people through an emphasis on outdoor program experiences to prepare them to be responsible, contributing members of society over their lifetime by instilling values based upon those found in the Scout Oath and Law.

The WTAC, BSA offers five viable unique Scouting programs for youth ages 6-21 in programs of:

  • Cub Scouting - Kindergarten thru 5 or ages 5-10 years

  • Scouts BSA - grades 6 thru 12 or ages 11-18 years

  • STEM Scouts - coeducational, grades 3 thru 12 or ages 8-18 years

  • Venturing - coeducational, between ages 14 and 21

  • Exploring - coeducational, between ages 14 and 21

 

Each of these programs uses unique and proven methods of youth development and all programs have a foundation of leadership, community service, self-reliance, and duty to God and Country.

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Executive Board

Behind every great company, corporation, or not-for-profit, there is a strong board of directors. West Tennessee Area Council is truly fortunate in having one of the most amazing Executives and Advisory Boards in the country. Information contained herein includes information pertaining to the operations of West TN Area Council, including but not limited to, the board list, operational goals, committee reports, and current Friends of Scouting information. Should you have questions or need further information in regards to the Council board, please contact a member of the management team.

Council Key 3

The Council Key 3 meets informally as necessary to ensure proper coordination of the work of the council. They strive to improve the council’s Journey to Excellence standing. They furnish liaisons between the commissioner staff and the various committees of the council. They may also provide proposals and recommendations to, but in no way usurp the authority of, the executive board or executive committee of the board.

BSA Local Council Staff

Steve Argo | Properties Manager
Steve Argo | Properties Manager
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Clint Beilke | Development Director
Clint Beilke | Development Director
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Tricia Cashon | Office Manager
Tricia Cashon | Office Manager
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Misty Croom | Central District Executive
Misty Croom | Central District Executive

Serving counties of Crockett, Gibson, Henderson, and Madison.

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Susan Gall | Registrar, Fundraising Assistant
Susan Gall | Registrar, Fundraising Assistant
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Adrian Hackett | CEO, Council Scout Executive
Adrian Hackett | CEO, Council Scout Executive

Serving all twenties counties of the West Tennessee Area Council.

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John Mayros | Tennessee River Senior District Executive
John Mayros | Tennessee River Senior District Executive
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Jenise Smith | Scout Shop Manager, Eagle Registrar
Jenise Smith | Scout Shop Manager, Eagle Registrar
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Scotty Scott | Camp Ranger
Scotty Scott | Camp Ranger
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