Tag Archives: council president

By McKenna Hunt
Apr 14, 2017

Introducing: Michael Neider, New Council President

The Executive Board approved Michael Neider as the new Council President on April 13th. We’re thrilled to welcome Michael and his wife Cindy. Both are uniquely experienced and already dedicated and devoted to serving youth.  Born in exotic Pocatello, Idaho, Michael Neider joined the Cub Scouts as a Bobcat and never looked back. After graduating from Brigham […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Jul 03, 2016

Keeper of the Flame Hyrum Smith to be next Council President

Beginning in 2017, Hyrum Smith, author, speaker, co-founder of Franklin Covey, and dedicated Scouter, will take over from Stan Lockhart as volunteer president of the Utah National Parks Council. This decision was made official by a vote from the Council Executive Committee last week. Hyrum Smith’s leadership experience and background will help the Council continue […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jul 27, 2015

My Son’s Scout Experience

I’m an Eagle Scout. I remember well the campouts, working on merit badges, an Eagle project and Board of Review. And I remember my Eagle Court of Honor. I had a Scoutmaster who was trained and committed. My Scout experiences help me become who I am today. When my son entered Scouting, he was excited […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jul 08, 2015

Appreciation for our supporters

I just learned that over 65,000 households contributed to Friends of Scouting in 2014. Your contribution went to provide Scouting to over 89,000 Scouts. Thank you. When we think of using these funds, the safety of each boy comes first for us. Next we want to ensure that a variety of activities are provided to […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jun 26, 2015

Get to Know Your Utah National Parks Council Leadership

I thought you might like to know who is leading the Utah National Parks Council, the largest council in the country.   Dave Pack is our professional Scout Executive.     Richard DuBois is our Council Commissioner. This is a volunteer position.         I’m the Council President, also a volunteer position. I […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jun 08, 2015

Utah National Parks Council Welcomes New Council President Stan Lockhart

Recently, I was installed as Utah National Parks Council President. I’m grateful to those who have confidence in me to make a positive difference for good. Over the years, I’ve found there are many dedicated volunteers and professionals in our Council who serve boys. I believe there are special blessings for those who help young people […]