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New Button Gwinnett District Executive

Posted on Aug 14 2012 - 10:14pm

The Atlanta Area Council is pleased to announce the promotion of George Snipes to the position of Senior District Executive of the Button-Gwinnett District effective August 20, 2012.  George will be reporting to Scott Voorhees, Field Director, who will be providing leadership and support to assure his successful transition to the Button-Gwinnett District.

George joined the Atlanta Area Council in June 2010 as District Executive serving the Soapstone Ridge District, and was promoted to the Tara District in February 2011.  During his tenure, George has shown significant leadership in supporting the NYLT program along with unit service, membership growth, volunteer cultivation, and Friends of Scouting.  The Button-Gwinnett District will benefit from the experience he brings to this new area of responsibility.

George and his wife, Alyson, attended the BSA National Annual Meeting in May 2012 where George was recognized by the National President’s Recognition Program as one of the top 32 youth-serving executives across America.

George is a graduate of the Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, Georgia.  He is an Eagle Scout and a Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow.  George has attended the OA National Leadership Seminar and served as the OA Lodge Chief in 2006-2007.  As a youth, George served as the Assistant Program Director at the 2007 summer camp at Woodruff Scout Reservation.

Please join the Atlanta Area Council in congratulating George on his promotion and welcoming him to the Button-Gwinnett District.  George is enthusiastic about the prospect of meeting each one of you and working with you, as a team, to support the youth and volunteers of the district.  Together, we are certain the Button-Gwinnett District will grow and thrive.