Shanna Richardson selected as Scout Executive

The Selection committee of the Council announced Shanna Richardson as Scout Executive of the Quapaw Area Council in Little Rock, Arkansas, effective January 16, 2022. Marcal Young is retiring Dec 31st after a 40 year career with the BSA.

Shanna began her Scouting career in 2001 as a Scoutreach Professional at the Trapper Trails Council in Ogden, Utah. Shanna moved on to become a District Executive at the Utah National Parks Council in Provo, Utah, then to a Field Director in Central Florida Council located in Orlando, Florida. Lastly, as the Assistant Scout Executive at the Gulf Stream Council in Palm Beach, Florida.

Shanna is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow. She enjoys hiking, fishing, and mentoring other professionals.

Shanna and her husband, Cahill, have three children. Erin (15) and Paulina (14) are both First Class Scouts and Cash (7) is a Wolf.

Please join us in congratulating Shanna as she joins in partnership with the volunteers and staff of the Quapaw Area Council to deliver quality Scouting experiences to the young people of the communities they serve.