Chris has been an adult Scout Leader since 2004. He has served as Tiger Cub and Webelos Den Leader, as well as Cubmaster, Committee Member and Committee Chair for Pack 339 in Cayce, SC.
He became Scoutmaster for Troop 339 in 2009 and has also served his council as a Merit Badge Counselor and a STEM Nova Mentor. Chris has served in numerous adult leader training roles in Scouting including on the staff of Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation, Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills, STEM Mentor Training, and has served on the staff of three Wood Badge training courses. He has also participated in national STEM training at the Florida Sea Base and as a STEM Instructor at the Philmont Training Center in Cimarron, NM.
For his service in Scouting, he has been recognized with the Scouter’s Key, Unit Leader Award of Merit, Scouter’s Training Award, Scoutmaster Award of Merit, the District Award of Merit in the Chinquapin District, and the Silver Beaver Award in 2016. In 2015 he was named Scoutmaster of the Year for the Chinquapin District in the Indian Waters Council.
Chris has been employed by the South Carolina Department of Transportation for 25 years where he serves as a Project Engineer. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of South Carolina.
Chris and his wife Dawn are the proud parents of two Eagle Scouts.