Far East Council Welcomes New Scout Executive

Far East Council Welcomes New Scout Executive

Join us in congratulating Don Olsen as Scout Executive of the Far East Council in Okinawa, Japan, effective October 11, 2016.

Don began his Scouting career as district executive and senior district executive at the Utah National Parks Council in Provo, Utah. He moved on to become the district director and later program director with the Great Alaska Council in Anchorage, Alaska. He was promoted to Scout Executive of the Potomac Council, Cumberland, Maryland, and on to director of field services for Glacier’s Edge Council in Madison, Wisconsin.

Don is a Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow and a lifelong Scout who enjoys camping, fishing, woodworking, and shooting sports.

Don and his wife, Christine, have three grown children: Jason, Sariah, and Richard. They also have four grandchildren, including three boys and a girl.

Don joins in partnership with the volunteers and staff of the Far East Council to deliver quality Scouting experiences to the young people of the communities they serve. Congratulate him in the comments below!

Hayley Cordaro

Hayley Cordaro is a communications specialist at the Boy Scouts of America. She loves sharing inspiring success stories and uncovering new ways volunteers and employees can make the most of their Scouting experience. If you have story ideas or questions, reach out to us at communications@scouting.org.

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Far East Council Welcomes New Scout Executive
Far East Council Welcomes New Scout Executive
Far East Council Welcomes New Scout Executive
Far East Council Welcomes New Scout Executive