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Council Annual Meeting & Recognition Dinner

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Gateway Center | Collinsville, IL

Join us for this late-spring event, which is open to all GSLAC Scouters, highlighted by the presentation of the year’s Silver Beaver Awards. The Silver Beaver Award is the highest recognition a Boy Scout council can bestow on an adult volunteer leader. The award is presented to those volunteers who have provided noteworthy service that impacts the lives of youth and and has made outstanding contributions to the Scouting program.

Congratulations to the 2018 Silver Beaver Class!

Jeffrey Baer
(Cahokia Mounds)
Reginald Dickson
James Riddle
(New Horizons)
Shawn Banks
Susan Ehlenbeck
James Sholtis
(North Star)
Reed Bigelow
Kevin Hennessey
(New Horizons)
Shannon Todd
Bryan Brush
(New Horizons)
Douglas Hill
Tim Trace
(New Horizons)
Steve Buhman
(Big Muddy)
Harvey Hines
(Grand Towers)
Robert Veenstra
(New Horizons)
Mark Burkhart
Hilding Holroyd
(Boone Trails)
John Wessling
David Chambliss
(Gravois Trail)
Randy Kaul
(Gravois Trail)
Douglas Wilks
Ron Colletti
(New Horizons)
Paul Laiben
(River Trails)
Teresa Colletti
(New Horizons)
Rich Preston
(St. Clair)

The Greater St. Louis Area Council presented its first Silver Beaver Awards in January 1932. Since then, the council has had more than 1,800 Silver Beaver recipients!

View the all-time Silver Beaver recipient list.

Annual Business Meeting

May 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Saint Louis Club, Clayton, MO
RSVP to or 314-256-3004

The council’s annual business meeting takes place at the Saint Louis Club in Clayton, MO on Thursday, May 17. The meeting is for voting members of the council— chartered organization representatives and board members.

The purpose of the annual business meeting is to receive annual reports; elect members-at-large, associate and honorary members, National Council members, regular members of the executive board, and officers of the corporation; receive and approve financial reports and statements; and transact other business. Voting by proxy is not permitted; nominations and resolutions are not taken from the floor.

In accordance with the bylaws of the Greater St. Louis Area Council, the Council President has appointed, with the approval of the Executive Board, active members of the corporation to serve as a Nominating Committee and a Committee on Resolutions. All nomications and business resolutions must come through these committees.

You may submit nominations for elective positions to Thomas J. Minogue, Nominating Committee Chairman, through the Council Service Center at 4568 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Resolutions to be considered should be submitted to Judge John Goodwin, Resolutions Committee Chairman, through the Council Service Center at 4568 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, May 10, 2018.