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Council Annual Meeting & Recognition Dinner

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Gateway Center | One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, IL 62234

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 our 2017 Silver Beaver class!

Debra Aerne (Board) Paul Ke (New Horizons)
Michael Brand (New Horizons) Paul Kessler (North Star)
Darrell Case (Gravois Trail) Michael Lohff (Thunderbird)
Chad Deschane (St. Clair) Albert Ludwig (North Star)
David DeVeydt (New Horizons) Gregory Mills (Ozark Trailblazers)
Robert Graebe (Board) Thomas Minogue, Esq. (Board)
Steven Hancock (Egyptian) Keith Mueller (River Trails)
Heather Henderson (Pathfinder) Brian Slack (St. Clair)
Larry Henderson (Pathfinder) Marvin Stith (Illini)
Betty Hrdlicka (Osage)  Scott Wilson (Board)
Rollin Jackson (Grand Towers and Boone Trails) Tom Zeuner (Gravois Trail)
Gil Kauffmann (Gravois Trail)

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

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel | 1000 Eastport Plaza, Collinsville, IL 62234

The council’s annual business meeting takes place prior to the recognition dinner.
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.

Any resolutions to be discussed during the annual business meeting must be forwarded in writing by May 26, 2017, to the Programs and Resolutions Committee, Greater St. Louis Area Council–Boy Scouts of America, 4568 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108-2193.

Nominations for all elective positions should also be sent to the council office by May 26.