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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Dennis J. Dugan Selected as Scout Executive of Susquehanna Council

June 25, 2018 3:52 pm Published by

Join us as we congratulate Dennis J. Dugan, who will serve as Scout executive of Susquehanna Council in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, effective July 16, 2018. Dennis began his Scouting career as a district executive at Otschodela Council in Oneonta,


How These NAM Attendees Helped Hundreds of Texas Families

June 20, 2018 2:34 pm Published by

Service is a given part of Scouting, so naturally, it’s a part of Scouting’s National Annual Meetings. During the 2018 National Annual Meeting in Dallas, RISE, a women-led BSA resource group, collaborated with the Office of Diversity to


Matt Hill Selected as Scout Executive of Mid-Iowa Council

June 19, 2018 3:47 pm Published by

Join us as we welcome Matt Hill to his new role as Scout executive of Mid-Iowa Council in Des Moines, Iowa, effective August 1, 2018. Matt began his Scouting career as a district executive at Western Alaska Council


John M. Cary Selected as Scout Executive of LaSalle Council

June 18, 2018 3:43 pm Published by

Congratulations to John M. Cary, who will serve as Scout executive of LaSalle Council in South Bend, Indiana, effective July 16, 2018. John began his Scouting career as a district executive at Lincoln Heritage Council in Louisville, Kentucky.


How to Pitch to Local Media: 4 Tips to Get Your Scouting Story Covered

June 11, 2018 8:34 pm Published by

You know how incredible Scouting is—the experiences, the adventure, the learning, and how it all comes together to create your own unique Scouting journey. But how can you help the rest of your community understand this? Two words:


Brick Huffman Selected as Scout Executive of Heart of America Council

May 28, 2018 9:10 am Published by

Join us as we congratulate Brick Huffman, who will serve as Scout executive of Heart of America Council in Kansas City, Missouri, effective July 1, 2018. Brick began his Scouting career as a district executive at Hawkeye Area


Corey J. Davis Selected as Scout Executive of Black Hills Area Council

May 24, 2018 2:24 pm Published by

Join us in congratulating Corey J. Davis, who will serve as Scout executive of Black Hills Area Council in Rapid City, South Dakota, effective June 15, 2018. Corey began his Scouting career as a district executive at Sioux


George D. Clay II Selected as Scout Executive of Blue Ridge Mountains Council

May 16, 2018 7:10 pm Published by

Congratulations to George D. Clay II, who will serve as Scout executive of Blue Ridge Mountains Council in Roanoke, Virginia, effective June 1, 2018. George began his Scouting career as a district executive at Buckskin Council in Charleston,


In Scouting, Safety Comes First

April 2, 2018 2:46 pm Published by

It may be surprising for some, but the very first section in every Cub Scout and Boy Scout handbook isn’t dedicated to camping or hiking, but to youth protection. “The safety of children is always our first priority,”


A Culture of Youth Protection: Barriers that Make Sense Inside and Outside of Scouting

April 2, 2018 2:43 pm Published by

Over the years, the BSA has been a leader in the development of policies to prevent predators from having access to children in Scouting. They are called the BSA’s Barriers to Abuse and they are designed for the