About the BSA

Chief Scout Executive

Wayne Brock serves as the 12th Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America, headquartered in Irving, Texas.

In partnership with the BSA’s National Executive Board, Wayne provides vision and direction to staff members and volunteers including approximately 1,100 National Council employees, 5,800 local council employees, and almost 1 million adult volunteers who serve more than 2.4 million youth across the nation.

Wayne began his career in 1972 as a district executive in New Bern, North Carolina, then served on the staff in Knoxville, Tennessee. He also served as Scout executive in Athens, Georgia; Area Director; Scout executive in Orlando, Florida; regional director of the Southern Region; assistant Chief Scout Executive and as deputy Chief Scout Executive/chief operating officer before being selected as Chief Scout Executive on September 1, 2012.

Wayne is a recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, Order of the Arrow Distinguished Service Award, and received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from East Carolina University. Wayne and his wife, Ernestine, have one son who is married and has a daughter.

You can follow the Chief Scout Executive on his blog, www.bsachief.com, or on Twitter at @BSAchief.