Michael Surbaugh

Michael Surbaugh is the Chief Scout Executive for the Boy Scouts of America and a member of the organization's "Key 3" providing leadership and vision to the Scouting movement all across the United States. Find weekly posts at the Chief's Corner on Scoutingwire.org

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Update from the Chief Scout Executive – Addressing Speculation

December 12, 2018 8:58 pm Published by

I am writing to you today in anticipation of news reports that will speculate about the BSA’s financial position. We have an important duty, and an incredible opportunity, to focus as an organization on keeping children safe, supported


Thankful for Momentum in Scouting

November 21, 2018 3:49 pm Published by

This is the time of year when millions of Americans gather and prepare feasts to express gratitude and celebrate the realization that we have a lot to be thankful for. For me, that usually inspires me to think


There’s No Confusion: Our Goal is to Serve All Youth

November 9, 2018 11:27 pm Published by

 As you may have heard, the Girl Scouts of the USA have filed suit against the Boy Scouts of America. The suit is over the BSA’s use of the terms “Scouts” and “Scouting” when referring to girls


A Foundation for a Lifetime

November 6, 2018 4:45 pm Published by

There is a small window to make a meaningful impact on children and shape who they may become as adults. Part of making that impact is providing young people with a range of experiences so that they know


Finance Impact e-Letter: June 15 Issue Highlights New Annual Giving Level

June 19, 2014 7:36 pm Published by

The June 15 edition of the Finance Impact Department’s e-Letter has been published and is now available online. This edition highlights the new annual giving level, Sustaining Members. This new level recognizes donors who make a five-year commitment