Meet Nathan Finnin
Southern Region Chief
Nathan McBride Finnin, 20, is the 2002 Southern Region Chief. Nathan is from Wilmington, North Carolina where he is a Vigil Honor member of Klahican Lodge in the Cape Fear Council. His Vigil name is "Wikul Wuskelenape", which translates as "Fat Kid".
Among the various positions he has held, Nathan has been Lodge Chief of Klahican Lodge and Chief and Vice Chief of Section SR7B. He participated in the OA Trail Crew at Philmont 1999 and attended both the 1998 and 2002 NOAC's. Nathan's fondest Scouting memory is that of shooting the "rapids" during the Northern Tier Wilderness Voyage in 2001.
In addition to Scouting and the OA, Nathan likes to spend time with his friends, backpacking, and running.
Nathan is a Junior at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC, where he is studying Political Science and Philosophy. He hopes later to attend Law School and possibly practice business law or teach at the college level.
When asked what his vision in for the OA was, Nathan said, "Delivering quality training, and making new friends throughout the Order."