Rochelle Randles

Rochelle Randles is a communications specialist at the Boy Scouts of America. She enjoys sharing incredible adventure stories within the Scouting community and beyond. If you have story ideas or questions, reach out to us at

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Vijay Challa Announced as Group Director, Information Technology

September 19, 2017 6:45 pm Published by

Congratulations to Vijay Challa, who will serve as BSA’s Group Director of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer effective September 1, 2017. In this role, he will be responsible for the following areas: IT Strategy, Innovation, Development, Program

Meet BSA’s New National Directors of Field Service, Outdoor Adventures, and Support Services

September 19, 2017 5:25 pm Published by

To better align the National Council services with the local council needs and to create synergy with our volunteer governance and operating committees, the following tenured, experienced, and mission-oriented leaders have been selected to fill these roles: Patrick

The New MyScouting Mobile App Has Arrived!

September 18, 2017 7:09 pm Published by

BSA’s information delivery group along with many volunteer beta testers are excited to present the new myScouting mobile app, complete with a fresh look and added features. Better yet, you can check it out for yourself today—the app

Richard Stockton Selected as Scout Executive of Westchester-Putnam Council

September 14, 2017 8:30 pm Published by

Join us as we congratulate Richard Stockton, who will serve as Scout executive of Westchester-Putnam Council in Hawthorne, New York, effective October 9, 2017. Rich began his Scouting career as a district executive at Cornhusker Council in Lincoln,

EMS Advisor and Explorer Share What Shaped Their Careers

September 12, 2017 6:41 pm Published by

There is no question that first responders are heroes. But have you ever wondered what drives them to devote their careers to saving lives? Being a paramedic, for example, requires hard work and dedication to your community, but

Paul Schwartz Selected as Scout executive of Potawatomi Area Council

September 11, 2017 3:03 pm Published by

Congratulations to Paul W. Schwartz, who will serve as Scout executive of Potawatomi Area Council in Waukesha, Wisconsin, effective October 1, 2017. Paul began his Scouting career as a district executive at Northern Lights Council in Fargo, North

Hurricane Season: How to Prepare, Stay Safe, and Recover Post-Storm

September 7, 2017 1:59 pm Published by

Weeks after Hurricane Harvey reached the Texas coast, another major storm could be headed toward the U.S. Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, could trace a path of destruction along the islands in the north Caribbean, and, depending

5 Things to Consider Before Enlisting Scouts in Hurricane Relief Efforts

August 31, 2017 6:05 pm Published by

Service to the community is often what Scouts are known for, but disaster relief can be hazardous, and it’s best to enlist Scouts only in supportive efforts where attention to safety can be ensured. But for adult Scouters looking to

Jim Battaglia Named Scout Executive of Stonewall Jackson Area Council

August 23, 2017 6:12 pm Published by

Congratulations to Jim Battaglia, who will serve as Scout executive of Stonewall Jackson Area Council in Waynesboro, Virginia, effective September 16, 2017. Jim began his Scouting career as a district executive at Hiawatha Council in Syracuse, New York.

Venturer Becomes First in Her Council to Receive the Summit Award

August 16, 2017 2:34 pm Published by

Story by J.T. Dabbs, Scout Executive of Greater Alabama Council: It was a real honor to present our first Summit award to Venturer Sydney R. of Crew 328. Sydney and her entire crew did an amazing job of making this