James E West Society

James E. West (May 16, 1876 – May 15, 1948) was a lawyer and an advocate of children's rights, who became the first professional Executive Secretary, soon renamed Chief Scout Executive, of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), serving from 1911 to 1943. Upon his retirement from the BSA, West was given the title of Chief Scout.

The James E. West Fellowship Award recognizes gifts to local council endowment funds of $1,000 or more in cash, marketable securities or similar types of property. The gift can be made directly by the donor or to honor someone.  

Gift levels include: $1,000 Bronze; $5,000 Silver; $10,000 Gold and $15,000 Diamond.  Each level includes special recognition.

Recognition - The recognition includes a lapel pin and certificate.  If the receipent is a volunteer Scout leader, they will also recieved a recognition knot for their uniform.  Click here to view the recognition items..   

James W. West Fellowship Award Application

James E. West Award Recipients

1993

Dr. Wallace Miller - Enterprise, AL  

Pierce Flatt - Dothan, AL              

Henry Gray, III - Eufaula, AL              

Roy Rhodes, Jr. - Enterprise, AL

Derrell "Pack" Bowden - Atha, FL

Rodney J. Robinson - Hartford, AL

1994

Dan Johnson - Eufaula, AL

Frank M. Gaines, III - Dothan, AL

James H. Kelley - Ozark, AL

Joe Licina - Enterprise, AL

Joseph R. Gayhart, Jr. - Enterprise, AL 

1997   

Barbara Meredith - Enterprise, AL

2001     

Gary Straub - Dothan, AL

Terry Honan - Eufaula, AL - N.E. GA Council

2007

Ronald Jones - Enterprise, AL

Septime S. Richard, Jr. - Headland, AL

Harold Turner - Dothan, AL

Teresa Turner - Dothan, AL

Cherly Purvis - Troy, AL - Connecticut

2008

Anmarie Honan - Eufaula, AL

Dr. Nelson Gwinn - Dothan, AL

Andy Lewis - Ozark, AL

Tommy Ricketts - Dothan, AL

Sam Wainwright - Dothan, AL

2009

Don Goody - Dothan, AL

Betty Benefield - Ozark, AL

Alfred F. Livaudais, Jr. - Enterprise, AL

A.L. Benefield, Jr. - Ozark, AL

James Turner - Dothan, AL

David Martin - Enterprise, AL 

Christine Martin - Enterprise, AL

Charles Ellis "Charlie" Spivey - Ozark, AL

2010

John Alan Benefield - Auburn, AL

2012

John Goody - Dothan, AL

2014

Laurie Meadows - Dothan, AL

Mike Meadows - Dothan, AL

2015

Larry Kremer - Dothan, AL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Position Name Telephone
Scout Executive Jerry Freyberg (334) 793-7882 Email