2014 National Officer Biographies

 

National Chief Nick Dannemiller

National Chief Nick Dannemiller

Lodge: Wauna La-Mon'tay
Council: Cascade Pacific Council #492
Section: W-1S
Hometown: Tualatin, OR
Age: 19
School: Colorado State University (Wildlife Biology)
Scouting Background: Nick is an Eagle Scout and a member of Troop 530.
OA Background: Nick has served as a lodge chief and most recently as a section chief. He has attended the National Leadership Seminar, the 2012 NOAC, and has earned his OA High Adventure Triple Crown. Nick is a Vigil Honor member and a Founder's Award Recipient.
Hobbies: Nick's hobbies include camping, hiking, and exploring new things.
Thoughts: He is most looking forward to laying the groundwork for the Order's centennial celebration during his term. He says the coolest things he has done in the OA were all of the OA High Adventure programs.

"I'm incredibly excited and humbled to have been elected. I am looking forward to meeting new Arrowmen all over the country."

 

National Vice Chief Taylor Bobrow

National Vice Chief Taylor Bobrow

Lodge: Blue Heron
Council: Tidewater Council #596
Section: SR-7A
Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Age: 18
School: Old Dominion University (Electrical Engineering)
Scouting Background: Taylor is an Eagle Scout and a member of Troop 800.
OA Background: He has served in several leadership roles on the chapter, lodge, and section level, with his most recent role as section chief. He has attended NLS, the 2012 NOAC, and Indian Summer. Taylor is a Vigil Honor member.
Hobbies: Taylor's hobbies include drumline and camping.
Thoughts: His earliest memory of the OA is his Arrow of Light Ceremony that was conducted by Arrowmen.

Taylor says that the coolest thing he has done in Scouting was whitewater rafting on the New River in West Virginia.

"I am extremely humbled and honored to have the opportunity to serve our units, chapters, and lodges."

 

Central Region Chief Ricky Angeletti

Central Region Chief Ricky Angeletti

Lodge: Marnoc
Council: Great Trail Council #433
Section: C-4A
Hometown: Akron, OH
Age: 19
School: University of Akron (Business Administration/Economics)
Scouting Background: Ricky is an Eagle Scout and a member of Troop 336.
OA Background: He recently served as a section chief and previously as a lodge chief.
Hobbies: Ricky's hobbies include swimming, kayaking, running, and spending time with friends. He has attended NLS and the 2012 NOAC. Ricky is a Vigil Honor member and a Founder's Award Recipient. His first leadership position was activities chairman where he learned that he loved to help others and to lead.
Thoughts: Ricky says one of the awesome things he has done in the OA was hiking to the top of Garden Ground Mountain in West Virginia.

"I am so thankful for this opportunity to serve the lodges and Arrowmen of the Central Region"

 

Northeast Region Chief Kyle Piper

Northeast Region Chief Kyle Piper

Lodge: Tschipey Achtu
Council: Seneca Waterways Council #397
Section: NE-3A
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Age: 19
School: SUNY Geneseo (Business Administration)
Scouting Background: Kyle is an Eagle Scout and a member of Troop 90.
OA Background: He recently served as a section chief and previously as a lodge chief and chapter chief. Kyle's hobbies include playing guitar, hiking and canoeing. He has attended NLS, OA Wilderness Voyage, the 2012 NOAC, and the 2013 Jamboree. Kyle is a Vigil Honor member.
Hobbies: Kyle enjoys playing guitar, hiking and canoeing.
Thoughts: He is most looking forward to facilitating his first NLS as a region chief.

Kyle says that our Order's history of service makes him proudest to be an Arrowman.

"I feel incredibly honored to have received this responsibility. I look forward to interacting with Arrowmen from across the country."

 

Southern Region Chief Wesley Seaman

Southern Region Chief Wesley Seaman

Lodge: Ma-Nu
Council: Last Frontier Council #480
Section: SR-8
Hometown: Edmond, OK
Age: 18
School: Harding University (Public Relations)
Scouting Background: Wes is an Eagle Scout and a member of Troop 79.
OA Background: He recently served as a section chief and has served as a lodge chief. He has attended NLS, OA Wilderness Voyage, the 2012 NOAC. Wes is a Vigil Honor member and a Founder's Award Recipient.

His first leadership position was chapter secretary, where he learned that, above all, if you want to succeed, you have to pay attention.
Hobbies: Wes's hobbies include traveling, learning, and conservation.
Thoughts: Wes says that the coolest thing he has done in Scouting was sailing in the Florida Keys, and canoeing in the boundary waters in Minnesota.

"I am very humbled and honored by my fellow section chiefs, I am most excited to facilitate the NLS and help plan the 100th Anniversary Celebration."

 

Western Region Chief Michael Kintscher

Western Region Chief Michael Kintscher

Lodge: Ut-In-Sēlica
Council: Mount Diablo Silverado Council #23
Section: W-3N
Hometown: Brentwood, CA
Age: 19
School: Los Medanos College (Software Engineering)
Scouting Background: Michael is an Eagle Scout and a member of Troop 10.
OA Background: He recently served as a section chief for two terms and has served as a lodge chief and chapter chief.

He has attended NLS, SummitCorps, Indian Summer, and the 2012 NOAC. Michael is a Vigil Honor member and a Founder's Award Recipient.
Hobbies: Michael's hobbies include programming, backpacking, sketching, video games, training, graphic design, and working with cub scouts.
Thoughts: Michael says that the coolest thing he has done in Scouting was traveling across the country to hang out with friends he met through Scouting.

He says that he aspires to be an entrepreneur in the software industry.

"I am most excited about the opportunity to get out in the field, meet our members on the front lines, and use their experience to help lead the Order."

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