Merle has been in Scouting for the past 23 years. He has served in over 50 councils in the BSA. Merle has spent many years coaching athletic programs and mentoring youth. He has worked with inner-city youth, getting them off the streets and involved with community programs. He works with an orphanage in China, ensuring that boys and girls receive adequate clothing and school supplies. He is Wood Badge trained and has received many Awards and honors in Scouting.
Congratulations Merle Samuel Gish, Jr.!