Meet the Key 3
2021 Region Chief
Dakota is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Apoxky Aio Lodge of Montana Council. He currently serves as the Western Region Chief, and is excited to work with and serve all arrowmen of the Western Region. In the past, Dakota has previously served as Lodge Chief of Apoxky Aio, Communication CVC, Section Vice Chief, and Section Chief of W-2N. When Dakota is not participating in Scouting activities, he enjoys getting out skiing, hiking, and fishing.
Gary hails from Saugus, CA and is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of the Malibu Lodge of the Western Los Angeles County Council. He currently serves as the Vice President of Program for Area 4 which covers Southern California. Gary has served; as a Chapter, Lodge & Section Chief; as well as a Chapter, Lodge and Section Adviser and most recently was the WR Vice Chairman for Area 4. He is a recipient of the Founders Award, the Distinguished Service Award and was selected by his Lodge to receive the Centurion Award in 2015. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family. His grandson will continue the Scouting tradition in the fall. He loves to collect and document local Boy Scout history and is an avid baseball card collector.