Area 3 President – RJ Jackson

Rollin “RJ” Jackson serves as the 2020-2021 Central Region Area 3 Venturing President. RJ is an Eagle Scout from Crew 2783 in Ballwin, MO, within the Greater St. Louis Area Council. He has been in scouting for 11 years and Venturing for 3. During his time in the program, RJ has staffed his home council’s NYLT courses 4 times, National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE), National Youth Leadership Training Leadership Academy (NYLTLA) 3 times, and National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) once. Through his love of STEM, he has earned both… Read More

Training Chair – Agnes Dunne

Agnes Dunne serves as the 2020-2021 Central Region Venturing Training Committee Chair. Agnes is originally from Northville, Michigan and is a rising Sophomore in the Residential College at the University of Michigan studying Spanish and International Studies. Agnes has been part of the Venturing program for five years, before joining Venturing she was a Girl Scout for nine years. In her four years as part of Venturing Crew 8, she served as Historian, President, and Vice President of Communications. She is currently a Venturer in Crew 2125. In addition, Agnes was also… Read More

Area 5 President – Morgan Teeple

Morgan Teeple serves as the 2020-2021 Central Region Area 5 Venturing President. Morgan has been in Scouting for 2 1/2 years in both Scouts BSA and Venturing with Quivira Council. She has served as the President of Crew 300 and prior to being Elected to Central Region Area 5 President, She was Vice presidentPresident of Program for Crew 300. Morgan enjoys caring for animals, riding horses and Is an artist! Her favorite color is green and she loves foxes!

Area 7 President – Alexis Burnette

Alexis Burnette serves as the Central Region Area 7 Venturing President. She is from Rainbow Council and is a resident of Tinley Park, IL. This fall, she will be a sophomore attending Moraine Valley College, where she is finishing up her second year in general studies. Alexis is a member of Venturing Crew 422, charted by Concerned Parents of Venturing Crew 422. Within her Crew, she has served as the Vice-President of Program, and two years as President. She has both attended, and staffed NYLT through Pathway to Adventure Council. Alexis served… Read More

Area 6 President – Samuel Mikes

Samuel Mikes serves as the Central Region Area 6 Venturing President. He is 17 years old and a member of crew 150 based out of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Cincinnati OH. He has been an active member of the scouting organization for seven years, and has been involved with his current crew for two years. He is also a part of troop 150 also based out of St. Paul’s. Sam serves as the President for the crew and as an Instructor for the troop. Also, Sam is a Colerain… Read More

Area 4 President – Katheryn Schliskey

Katheryn Schliskey serves as the 2020-2021 Central Region Area 4 Venturing President. Katheryn is from Lake Erie Council and currently serves as the Area 4 VOA Vice President of Program. She is a member of Crew 2223 in Saybrook, Ohio. She has received an Area VLA, has served on summer camp staff at Beaumont Scout Reservation for the past three years, is an ordeal member of the Order of the Arrow, and is working towards her Summit Award. She will be a senior in high school this year and will continue to attend… Read More

Area 2 President – Peter Hensler

Peter Hensler serves as the Central Region Area 2 Venturing President. Peter has been in Scouting ever since he was a Tiger Cub in Pack 640. He joined Venturing at the age of 14. He is from the Water and Woods FSC, and is a member of Crew 43 out of Diamondale, MI. Peter is currently working towards his Summit Award, and has so far earned the Pathfinder Award and Council Venturing Leadership Award. Peter loves participating in high adventure trips. His favorite trips include backpacking on Isle Royal and Pictured Rocks… Read More

Area 1 President – Nyssa Schneider

Nyssa Schneider serves as the Central Region Area 1 Venturing President. Nyssa is from Menasha, WI and is currently studying Exercise Science as a Freshman at Carroll University with an emphasis in Physical Therapy. She has been involved with Venturing since basically the day she graduated 8th grade when she hopped on a school bus and spent the week at NYLT. Since then, she has been very active and has attended various other training courses visiting Sea Base, Philmont, and Summit along the way. She enjoy being outdoors, sewing, shooting sports, and spending… Read More

Vice President of Communications – Madeleine Snella

Madeleine Snella serves as the 2020-2021 Central Region Venturing Vice President of Communications. Madeleine is from Elmhurst, Illinois. She is also an Assistant Scoutmaster for two troops, a Police Explorer, and a member of Lowaneu Allanque Lodge. Additionally, she serves as the Director of Ecology and Conservation and as a Chaplain’s Aide for Camp Long Lake. Madeleine also served as the 2018-2019 VOA President for Three Fires Council. During this term, her goals are to engage more Venturers on social media through regular posting, help provide Areas with tools to improve their communications,… Read More

Vice President of Program – Maggie Pennington

Maggie Pennington serves as the Central Region Venturing Vice President of Program for 2020-2021 term. Maggie is from the Greater St. Louis Area Council and joined Venturing as soon as she completed the 8th grade. From completing a Philmont Rayado trek to sitting around a fire and singing songs, she loves everything that Scouting has to offer. Maggie is currently the Scoutfest 2020 Maritime Youth Lead and a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster for a Scouts BSA Troop. She has completed NYLT, NAYLE, Kodiak Challenge, Powder Horn, and is returning for her second summer on… Read More