Meet Your Leadership Team
George Snipes joined the Atlanta Area Council in June 2010 as District Executive. In 2012, George was promoted to Senior District Executive. George has served as the staff leader for NYLT and the Venturing Committee, as well as serving as the Camp Director at Woodruff Scout Reservation. George and his wife, Alyson, attended the BSA National Annual Meeting in 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 and 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 OA Lodge Chief. As a youth, George served on both Bert Adams and Woodruff Camp Staff for 5 years. George and his wife Alyson are the proud parents of a baby boy.
Safe Scouting and Operations Director
Jason Baldridge joined the Atlanta Area Council in June, 2014 as the nation's first Safe Scouting Director. He began his Scouting career in June 2004 as a District Executive in the Pony Express Council, St. Joseph, Missouri. In June 2009, he was promoted to Program and Camping Director for the Dan Beard Council in Cincinnati, Ohio. Active in Scouting as a youth, Jason earned his Eagle Scout rank and is a Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow./p>
Jason is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture with a major in Park Management and Conservation. Jason and his wife Victoria have two young children, Aaron and Abby.
As Safe Scouting and Youth Protection Director, Jason assures compliance with BSA Membership Standards, Youth Protection policies and Safe Scouting Practices. Jason serves as the professional partner to the Youth Protection Committee, Health and Safety Committee, and the Training Committee.
Director of Support Services
Tom Wilson began Scouting career in 1984 as a District Executive in the Dekalb District. In 1986 he served as Business Manager at the Bert Adams Scout Reservation and was promoted to serve as the North Fulton District Executive. Tom served as Director of the Woodruff Scout Reservation in 1989 and 1993. He was promoted to Cobb District Director in 1991 and served there until 1993. Tom was promoted to Field Director in 1993 and then to Director of Support Service in 1998.
Tom grew up in Huntsville, Alabama and attended the University of Alabama. He and his wife Lisa have a grown daughter, Emily. Tom is a member of Rotary Club of Marietta and is a Paul Harris Fellow.
As Director of Support Services, Tom oversees all properties of the Atlanta Area Council, youth protection, camping operations, and support staff services.
Wanted – Dedicated & Spirited Staff Applicants
The Atlanta Area Council is looking for Scouts or adults to serve on our summer camp staff. The success of any program depends on the quality of the staff. Our Bert Adams Camp Staff has been selected based on their experience, training, ability to teach, love of Scouting, and a desire to make a lasting, positive impression on your Scouts and your Troop. Each member of our staff team is important and together we share the responsibility to carry on great programs and service. We are now hiring for the summer camp season.
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