Boy Scouts of America is pleased to announce that Homer Dodge was recently named District Executive of the Boy Scouts of America, Glacier View District Executive Board within the professional staff of Pacific Harbors Council.
Pacific Harbors Council governs Boy Scout activities in a large territory covering Washington from Federal Way to Oregon and from Mt. Rainier National Park to the Pacific Ocean. Homer will manage the Glacier View District which includes Steilacoom, Lakewood, DuPont, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Parkland, Spanaway, Graham, and Eatonville.
Homer’s southwest origins are apparent with both his BBA in Business Systems Analysis and his MBA from New Mexico State University. With his wife Susan, Homer also owns a Pierce County real estate business.
As a Scoutmaster for 6 years in Arizona, Homer earned his Scoutmaster Key, took a crew of 9 over eight high passes at Philmont Scout Training Center, is Brotherhood in the Order of the Arrow and earned his Woodbadge Beads in 1998.
About the Boy Scouts of America – The Scouting movement is composed of 1.2 million volunteers, whose dedication of time and resources has enabled the BSA to remain the nation’s leading youth-service organization. Serving more than 4.6 million young people between 7 and 20 years of age, with more than 300 councils throughout the United States and its territories, the BSA is the nation’s foremost youth program for character development and values-based leadership training. Did you know that there are 5 local Scout Camps in the Pacific Harbors Council? Homer’s responsibility for the Glacier View District serves more than 3,000 Scouts in south Pierce County in 83 Packs, Troops, Crews & Teams.
Homer looks forward to meeting the challenges BSA faces in this economy– from starting new Cub Scout Packs in lower income schools, to funding the insurance, camps and programs of all local BSA programs as well as raising funds to keep scouting vibrant, and to finding the dollars to support the 750 home-grown JROTC cadets in BSA training programs.
Boy Scouts of America
Pacific Harbors Council
Glacier View District
4802 S. 19th Street
Tacoma, WA 98405