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 communications@scouting.org.

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Brett Bybee Selected as Scout Executive of Blue Mountain Council

December 12, 2017 3:33 pm Published by

Congratulations to Brett Bybee, who will serve as Scout executive of Blue Mountain Council in Kennewick, Washington, effective January 1, 2018. Brett began his Scouting career as a district executive for Grand Canyon Council in Safford, Arizona. He


Erin Eisner Named Chief Strategy Officer for Culture and People

December 12, 2017 11:53 am Published by

Congratulations to Erin Eisner, who will be joining the executive leadership cabinet of the National Council as the Chief Strategy Officer for Culture and People. In this new role, Erin will oversee critical strategic priorities – people, culture


Joe Wiltrout Selected as Scout Executive of Crossroads of America Council

December 6, 2017 8:06 pm Published by

Congratulations to Joe Wiltrout, who will serve as Scout executive of Crossroads of America Council in Indianapolis, Indiana, effective January 1, 2018. Joe began his Scouting career as a district executive at Atlanta Area Council in Atlanta, Georgia.


Get the Scoop on the Scoutbook Youth Advancement Sync

December 7, 2017 4:30 pm Published by

Calling all unit leaders—the Scoutbook Youth Advancement sync is officially underway! All Scouting units with active Scoutbook subscriptions have recently been invited to complete the Scoutbook Youth Advancement Sync with ScoutNet. The Scoutbook Unit Admins have been notified


Jim Rees Selected as Scout Executive of Greater Tampa Bay Area Council

November 30, 2017 4:47 pm Published by

Join us as we congratulate James M. Rees, who will serve as Scout executive of Greater Tampa Bay Area Council in Tampa, Florida, effective January 1, 2018. Jim began his Scouting career in 1991 as a district executive


Why the Boy Scouts Are for Girls Now, Too

November 7, 2017 11:51 pm Published by

The values of Scouting are important for both young men and women, and I am proud of the unanimous decision to invite girls to Cub Scouts and to deliver a program that will enable them to earn the


Juan Osorio Selected as Scout Executive of Chattahoochee Council

November 6, 2017 3:44 pm Published by

Congratulations to Juan F. Osorio, who will serve as Scout executive of Chattahoochee Council in Columbus, Georgia, effective January 1, 2018. Juan began his Scouting career as a program specialist at Narragansett Council in Providence, Rhode Island. He


Thoughts on Girls in Scouting from a Mom Who is a Cub Scout Leader

October 20, 2017 4:13 pm Published by

Since last week’s announcement that the BSA will invite girls and young women to all Scouting programs, parents, Scouts, and Scouters alike have been weighing in on the news, and we’ve heard some incredible perspectives on what this


Top 6 Things to Know About Inviting Girls to the BSA

October 13, 2017 8:27 pm Published by

This week, BSA’s volunteer-led board of directors unanimously approved a plan to invite girls and young women into all Scouting programs. Starting in 2018, Cub Scouting will be available to both girls and boys in the first through fifth grades


Join BSA in Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

October 10, 2017 4:16 pm Published by

This week wraps up the 30-day celebration of the culture and history of Americans with Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean, and Central and South American heritage. Boy Scouts of America is proud to celebrate the thousands of Hispanic volunteers, youth, and employees that