The Palmetto Council Board of Directors is pleased to announce Justin Williams as our new Scout Executive/CEO. Justin comes to us from Great Lakes Council where he most recently served as the Director of Field Service. He has 17 years of experience as a professional Scouter. Justin will begin his duties with the Palmetto Council on October 1, 2019. Please join us in welcoming Justin and his family to our Palmetto Council Scouting family!
More about Justin:
Justin Williams began his Scouting career as District Executive at North Florida Council in Jacksonville, FL. He moved on to become a Senior District Executive and later Development Director with Northern Star Council, St. Paul, MN. He was promoted to Field Director with the Bay-Lakes Council, Appleton, WI and on to Director of Field Service of Great Lakes Field Service Council, Detroit, MI. He joined the Palmetto Council as Scout Executive in October 2019.
A native of Western North Carolina, Justin earned his Eagle Scout award in Troop 182 in Morganton, North Carolina and served on summer camp staff as a youth for seven years in North Carolina and Vermont. He has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a Master’s degree from Florida State University.
Justin enjoys traveling, history, and cheering for the North Carolina Tar Heels. In May 2018, he and his wife, Holly, became the proud parents of a daughter, Faye.