Please join us in congratulating Jared Pickens, who will serve as Scout executive of the Cherokee Area Council in Chattanooga, Tennessee, effective September 1, 2020.
Jared began his Scouting career as a district executive and then senior district executive at the Great Smoky Mountain Council in Knoxville, Tennessee. He moved on to the Last Frontier Council in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to serve as the director of development, and most recently as the director of field service/chief operating officer.
Jared is a Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow who enjoys spending time with family, playing soccer, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
Jared and his wife, Ashley, have one child, Theodore.
In the comments below, please help us send Jared our well wishes as he joins in partnership with the volunteers and staff of the Cherokee Area Council to deliver quality Scouting experiences to the young people of the communities they serve.