About Us

Volunteers & Staff – Working Together to Shape America’s Future

Over 900 dedicated volunteers deliver the Scouting program to youth across our 10-county Council.  (Alabama) AL Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, and Pike and (Florida) Calhoun and Jackson.  The Council maintains and operates Camp Alaflo in Coffee County and Camp Rotary in Barbour County. This effort is supported by a devoted staff, most who have also served as volunteers or grew up as Scouts.


Top Council Volunteers

Harold Turner: Council President

The president leads the council executive board in setting the goals, objectives and direction of the council. 

Larry Kremer: Council Commissioner

The council commissioner leads the unit service function of the council by guiding district commissioners in effectively serving the packs, troops, and crews in the council resulting in high unit and youth retention. 

Council Staff

Rick Chapman: Scout Executive

Rick brings a lifetime of Scouting experinece to the Alabama-Florida Council. He served 8 years as the Scout Executive for the Yocona Area Council and prior to that, 20 years as a professional Scouter for the Gulf Coast Coucil. Rick is passionate about providing a strong program for all youth and developing strong volunteers.


Joe Maxwell: District Operations- Muskoke/Menewa

Joe has been a life long Scout and earned his Eagle rank in the Alabama Florida Council in Troop 300.  He also was heavily involved in the Order of the Arrow and earned the Vigil Honor as a youth in Cowikee Lodge.

He has been a professional Scouter for over 20 years and has served in various capacities across the Southern Region as well as the Erie Shores Council in Toledo, Ohio.  He returned home late 2014 and has been serving as the Senior District Executive for the Muskoke District.  He also currently serves as the Camp Director at Camp Alaflo and the Staff Adviser for Cowikee Lodge.