John Overland Selected as Scout Executive of Samoset Council

John Overland Selected as Scout Executive of Samoset Council

Congratulations to John Overland, who has been selected to serve as Scout executive of the Samoset Council in Weston, Wisconsin, effective August 1, 2019.

John began his Scouting career as a district executive at the Indianhead Council in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He moved on to become the field director and later assistant director of field service with the Indianhead Council. He was promoted to assistant director of development of the Northern Star Council, Fort Snelling, Minnesota and on to assistant director of field service and deputy Scout executive of Northern Star.

John is an Eagle Scout, Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow and James E. West Fellow who enjoys hiking, camping, boating, snow sports and home remodeling projects.

John and his wife, Katie, have three adult Eagle Scout sons. 

In the comments below, please join us in sending John our well wishes as he joins in partnership with the volunteers and staff of the Samoset Council to deliver quality Scouting experiences to the young people of the communities they serve.

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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John Overland Selected as Scout Executive of Samoset Council
John Overland Selected as Scout Executive of Samoset Council
John Overland Selected as Scout Executive of Samoset Council
John Overland Selected as Scout Executive of Samoset Council