Tag Archives: Dr. Robert M. Gates

By Darryl Alder
Aug 19, 2015

National President Dr. Robert M. Gates Addresses Professional Scouters at Top Hands Meeting

Bob Gates opened his remarks late this afternoon thanking both Wayne Brock, Chief Scout Executive and Charles J. Crimmins, Special Assistant to the National President, for their excellent service. He also introduced Chase Combs as the new Special Assistant to the President and invited both volunteers and professional Scouters to contact him through Mr. Combs […]

By Melany Gardner
Jul 17, 2015

5 reasons why the BSA adult leadership standard resolution is right for Scouting

There is nothing I hate more than inconsistency. Like a toaster that never toasts my bread perfectly the first time, I hate when I can’t get what I expect. Especially when it comes to organizations. So, July 10 when the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Executive Committee unanimously adopted a resolution amending the adult leadership […]

By Boy Scouts of America
May 22, 2014

Former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert M. Gates announced as National President of the Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Council today elected Dr. Robert M. Gates, former secretary of defense and former director of central intelligence, as the organization’s national president. In this volunteer role, Dr. Gates will lead the National Executive Board, which guides the Boy Scouts of America as it serves 2.5 million youth members, […]