Congratulations to Jeff Whitten, who will serve as Scout executive of the Abraham Lincoln Council in Springfield, Illinois, effective October 16, 2020.
Jeff began his Scouting career in 2006 as a district executive at the Miami Valley Council in Dayton, Ohio. He was later promoted to district director and then in 2012, moved on to the Crossroads of America Council in Indianapolis, Indiana, to serve as a district director and then field director of in school/after school programs and STEM Scouts. He most recently served as a director of field service at the Michigan Crossroads Council in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Jeff is a fellow Wood Badger and proud member of the Buffalo patrol. He enjoys participating in Cub Scouts with his son, a Bear, and his daughter, a Lion. He also enjoys hiking, fishing, watching his older daughters play softball, and spending time with his family.
Jeff and his wife, Lisa, have five children: Victoria, Sophia, Lauren, Jace, and Vivian.
Please help us send Jeff our well wishes in the comments below as he joins in partnership with the volunteers and staff of the Abraham Lincoln Council to deliver quality Scouting experiences to the young people of the communities they serve.