Hoosier Trails Council CEO Announces Retirement

CEO Randy Brown announces retirement after 22 years at the Hoosier Trails Boy Scout Council. There will be a retirement party at Seasons Lodge in Nashville, Ind., to celebrate his accomplishments.

Bloomington, IN, January 16, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Boy Scouts of America Hoosier Trails Council announces that CEO and Scout Executive Randy Brown will retire from the Council, effective January 31, 2010.

The Hoosier Trails Council will hold a retirement party for Brown on January 30, from 2 – 5pm, at Seasons Lodge in Nashville, Ind. There will be light snacks, hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Presentations and a special program will commence at 4pm.

In his career, Brown developed strategic and maintenance improvement plans for all facilities, a 25% membership increase, and a 50% operating budget increase. Additionally, direct improvements to unit service include Unit Accident & Medical Insurance, a coordinated council-wide planning calendar, Campmasters program and a full-service Trading Post at the Service Center, Council newsletter and Fireside chats.

Brown retires after 22 years at the Council. He leaves the Council in good hands with new Scout Executive Glen Steenberger, who comes to the Council from the Milwaukee County Council in Milwaukee, Wis. Steenberger has a record of notable achievements including growth in membership and finance, marketing awards, strategic planning, quality programming and active community participation.


About the Hoosier Trails Council
Hoosier Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, teaches character, citizenship and personal values through its more than 3,000 volunteers to over 11,000 youth each year. The Hoosier Trails council represents 18 counties, with headquarters located in Bloomington. For more information, please visit www.hoosiertrailsbsa.org.

About the Boy Scouts of America
Serving more than 4.6 million youth between the ages of 7 and 20, with more than 300 councils throughout the United States and its territories, the BSA is the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. The BSA is comprised of 1.2 million volunteers, whose dedication of time and resources has enables the BSA to remain the nation’s leading youth-service organization. For more information on the BSA, please visit www.scouting.org.
Hoosier Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America
Laura Laurene