Council

Piedmont Council BSA offers many ways to get involved, even if you don’t have a child in Scouting. Volunteer to help with an activity or event, participate on a Council committee, or serve on the Council Executive Board.

Consider joining our all-volunteer 35+ member Executive Board. Responsibilities include six evening meetings, plus an annual retreat, specific committee assignments (Programs, Finance, Marketing, Development, etc.) and support of fundraising events. The Council seeks diverse representation from all our programs, across age, gender, and race groups, professions and skills sets. Check out our Executive Board roles or contact the Executive Director for more information.

Participate in Piedmont High School (PHS) Career Day as a speaker; help recruit speakers with input from PHS College Center Director and Vice Principal; coordinate parent facilitators; or serve as the liaison with Piedmont High School in planning this event.

Commissioners coach and consult with unit adult leaders to maintain the high standards of the Boy Scouts of America. In most cases, commissioners will have served as leaders prior to being voted in as commissioners.

Responsible for planning and executing Council fundraising efforts, including Friends of Scouting, annual community auction/dinner, Tree Lot, Endowment, and donor events.

Help organize, decorate or market the Council fundraisers; coordinate the annual Scouting for Food, Pinewood Derby, spring Bike Fest, Council Recognition Dinner, or Philmont/Jamboree/BSA High Adventure summer trips; or serve on the Cub Scout Day Camp or Tree Lot committees.

Be part of the marketing team that helps Piedmont Council effectively communicate information about its programs, events, recruiting and fundraising efforts. The marketing committee oversees development and execution of articles for news outlets, banners, advertisement collateral, email and social media, newsletters and website content. Participate regularly or on an event-basis only.

The Piedmont Council office seeks volunteers to help with filing, scanning, mailings and other routine activities. In addition, special projects require concentrated help from time to time. You can contribute as much or as little time as you wish. Every effort helps!

The Outdoor Committee facilitates, coordinates and communicates the high adventure programs within the Council, with the goal of offering a range of backpacking and other high adventure experiences for all Scouts who want to participate. The Committee is comprised of representatives from each Boy Scout Troop, the coed Venturing High Adventure Crew, as well as the Council Executive Board.

Dispenses information from Council and Commissioner on adult & youth training opportunities within and outside the Council. Encourages individuals to attend training.

Questions? Contact us or stop by the Piedmont Council office in the center of Piedmont at 10 Highland Way.

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“I volunteer, even though my son is grown, because Scouts teaches young men and women valuable life skills, such as leadership, teamwork, and responsibility. I also feel it is important for young adults to be exposed to the outdoors and to be good stewards of the environment. Scouts provides these opportunities. As a bonus, I enjoy getting to know the youth of our community while experiencing beautiful areas of California.”

– Mike Bandrowski
Backpacking leader since 2008
Piedmont Council Board Member

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