Council President Mr. Mike Northcutt is pleased to announce the selection of Mr.
Dewayne Stephens as the new Council Scout Executive / Chief Executive Officer of the
East Texas Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. He will give leadership to the delivery of
quality Scouting programs for children throughout 17 counties in East Texas. Mr.
Stephens was selected to replace Mr. Mike Ballew, who recently retired after 37 years of
service. He will begin work in East Texas on March 1.
Mr. Stephens has a noteworthy career of service with the Boy Scouts of America,
including service in Brownwood, Abilene, and Dallas. He recently served as Council
Scout Executive of the Black Warrior Council in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Mr. Stephens and his wife, Theresa are blessed with three children.
The East Texas Area Council supports volunteers in the delivery of Scouting programs to
over 14,000 families in East Texas. For more information about Scouting programs,
please contact the Council Service Center at 903-597-7201 or visit www.etexscouts.org.