Scott Teare Selected as New Secretary General of World Scouting
The World Scout Committee has chosen Scott Teare as the new secretary general of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.
In this role, Scott—who is currently director of the BSA’s International Department—will serve as the chief executive officer of WOSM and direct its secretariat, the World Scout Bureau. He will be charged with promoting and safeguarding the interests of more that 28 million members in 160 countries.
“Scott is a tireless advocate for world Scouting and has successfully kept the torch of world Scouting lit within the Boy Scouts of America among its board members and officers for many years,” said Chief Scout Executive Wayne Brock.
He will take office on Jan. 1, 2013, at the World Scout Bureau Central Office, where he will replace Luc Panissod of France in the top role.
- Full press release (WOSM website)