Central Escarpment

Appointment Announcement - DCC Communications

I would like to announce the appointment of Ken Broad as Central Escarpment Council’s Deputy Council Commissioner for Communications.

Ken has been involved with Scouting since 2003, with his first role being a Beaver Scouter in Brampton. He has worked with all sections since then, as well as serving on both the old Brampton Area and current Yellow Briar service teams holding various roles with including webmaster, social media and communications. Most recently he was appointed the Central Escarpment Council Social Media Advisor.

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Appointment Announcement - North Waterloo Area Commissioner

We would like to take time to thank Shawn Frederick for his commitment to Scouts Canada as the Area Commissioner for North Waterloo these past four years. His hard work and his strong leadership as placed North Waterloo on a strong footing for attaining the goals for Scouts Canada’s five priorities.

In saying thank you to Shawn we are  also  saying welcome to Harry Niezen who has volunteered to be acting Interim Area Commissioner for North Waterloo. We are  confident in Harry’s leadership for the Area and we would ask you all to support him in his role. In accepting the role harry has outlined his priorities for the Area. We look forward to the future in North Waterloo.

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Appointment Announcement - Mississauga Area Commissioner

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Rob has brought many years of scouting adventure to the youth of Central Escarpment Council and his passion for youth engagement and great safe scouting adventures are evident when he speaks of his involvement.  For over a decade, Rob has been a Scouter in Mississauga starting as a Beaver Scouter, he has also been a Section Scouter for Cubs, Troop, and Venturers and is the current Group Commissioner for 3rd Meadowvale Scouts. Rob enjoyed his first Jamboree experience at CJ13 in Alberta and is looking forward to his next one at the upcoming CJ17 in Nova Scotia.  In addition to local Scouting, Rob was the patrol leader for the Central Escarpment Council patrol that participated in the 2015 World Scout Jamboree in Japan.  As an active Scouter in our community, Rob has also led and been on planning committees to enable camps in collaboration with Guelph-Wellington Scouter

He will be working with the Council with a focus on successfully delivering on our 5 priorities throughout the Mississauga Area. 

Please help me in congratulating Rob in his new role and we look forward to what the Future hold for Central Escarpment Scouting and Scouts Canada.

It Starts With Scouts

Deanna DeVito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner
David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner
Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada

Appointment Announcement - DCC Marketing

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Please Welcome John Edwards to his new role on the CEC team.  We will be looking for John’s extensive knowledge on how to promote Scouting within the Council and how we can develop ties to our communities and programs.

John is “Pleased to continue working with “THE LEADERS of TOMORROW”

Please help me in congratulating John in his new role and we look forward to what the Future hold for Central Escarpment Scouting and Scouts Canada.

It Starts With Scouts

Deanna DeVito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner
David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner
Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada

Appointment Announcement - DCC Properties

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It is with great pleasure that we announce David Bushel as Deputy Council Commissioner Properties.

David has always been a believer in “Youth-Led” having had a troop experience where, as a youth Troop Leader he was responsible for a Court of Honour that did run much of his troop’s weekly program.  As an adult, he started as a Venturer Advisor in the then new Venturer program.  Since that time he has been in many different Scouting positions including key leadership positions in all youth sections up to the Rover level, Assistant Provincial Commissioner for Venturers, Service Scouter, Trainer, Group Commissioner and Area Commissioner.  Currently, he is active as a Scouter with 6th Erin Mills Scout Group where he describes working directly with youth as “fantastically rewarding”. He has worked at the National level in the program development of the Canadian Path and is a champion of the program revitalization. He has a passion for Scouts and is looking at developing a coordinated review and approach to the Central Escarpment Councils properties and camps.

In business, David held management positions in a large multinational company in product research and development, sales and in marketing.  At one point he was responsible for the setup and management of an insectary to produce beneficial insects for farm and greenhouse use.  His hobbies include camping, skiing, canoeing and long walks with the dog.   David met his wife Louise at a Gilwell reunion.  They recently welcomed a second grandson into the family.

He will be working with the Council to provide strategic reviews of camps and properties with a focus on successfully delivering on our 5 priorities.

Please help me in congratulating David in his new Role and we look forward to what the Future hold for Central Escarpment Scouting and Scouts Canada.

It Starts With Scouts

Deanna DeVito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner
David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner
Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada

Appointment Announcement - DCC Volunteer Development

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It is with great pleasure that we announce George Christian as Deputy Council Commissioner for Volunteer Development.

George has been involved in Scouting for nearly 25 years as an adult, holding various roles including Venturer/Rover Advisor, Area Commissioner of Mississauga, worked on staff for Canadian Jamborees, at the National level in Program redevelopment, Canadian Cub Jamboree, The World Rover Moot, Scout Brigade of Fort George, Chief Elections Officer for Scouts Canada, and Council Commissioner for CEC. He has a passion for volunteer development and has been involved in Woodbadge I and IIs in CEC for a number of years.

We are excited to welcome George to the team in CEC and look forward to him working closely with the volunteers and staff to focus on successfully delivering on our 5 priorities.

Please help me in congratulating George in his new Role and we look forward to what the Future hold for Central Escarpment Scouting and Scouts Canada.

It Starts With Scouts

Deanna DeVito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner
David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner
Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada

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