Scout Executive, Ed McCollin announced that Billy Gillam, Jr has accepted the position of District Executive for the Ethan Allen District of the Green Mountain Council. In his role, Billy will be responsible for the Scouting programs in Addison, Rutland and Bennington counties focusing on growing Scouting and supporting the hundreds of volunteers who serve as leaders for the Scouting units in the district.
Billy is a native of Rutland Vermont and has extensive background in customer and community service with experience in the food service and hotel industry. He is an active member of the Rutland Salvation Army and serves on the Board of Alderman for the City of Rutland.
“He is a welcome addition to the Green Mountain Council team filling a position that has been vacant for some time, stated McCollin. We look forward to him using his skill set and relationships to move the programs of Scouting in a positive direction, creating awareness and excitement about Scouting in the area he serves.”
About the Green Mountain Council: The Green Mountain Council, BSA serves over 3000 youth in the state of Vermont. It’s headquartered in Waterbury, VT and is divided into four geographical districts to better serve and support the volunteer and community leaders in their effort to provide leadership to they youth being served by an age-appropriate, value driven program. The mission of the Green Mountain Council is to prepare young people to make moral and ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values found in the Scout Oath and Law.
Scout Oath: On my honor, I will do my best, to do my duty, to God and my Country and to obey he Scout Law; To help other people at all time, to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.
Scout Law: A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent.