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Home / 2019 Council Awards Banquet February 23, 2019 with Key Note Speaker Charles W. Dahlquist, II

2019 Council Awards Banquet February 23, 2019 with Key Note Speaker Charles W. Dahlquist, II


Attend The Ore-Ida Council Awards Banquet

The Awards Banquet will be held on February 23, 2019 at the Simplot Grand Ballroom at Boise State University.

CLICK HERE FOR A RESERVATION FORM

Come and help us Celebrate our 20 Newly selected Silver Beaver recepients and 6 Hall of Fame recepients plus other awards.

Please reserve your seat(s) by Feburary 15, 2019 by completing the reservation form above and remit payment to the Ore-Ida Council Scout Service Center – 8901 W Franklin Rd., Boise, ID 83709 – (208) 376-4411

The evening will include special guest speaker Charles W. Dahlquist, II. The 10th National Commissioner of the Boy Scouts of America, current a member of the BSA National Executive Board and Chair of the BSA National Transition Task Force for Retention of Latter-day Saint units. He also served as the Young Men General President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Chair of the General Church Scouting Committee from 2004-2009.

Charles Dahlquist was born in Provo, Utah and raised in Boise, Idaho.  He received his juris doctorate from the University of Utah after finishing a bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University. He is an attorney and leader in civic and community organizations.

Brother Dahlquist served as Young Men General President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Chair of the General Church Scouting Committee from 2004-2009.  He has also served as a Mission President in the Germany, Hamburg Mission; and has served as a Stake President, Young Single Adult Branch President and in many other youth-related callings.

Brother Dahlquist served as the 10th National Commissioner of the Boy Scouts of America until May 2018 and is currently a member of the BSA National Executive Board and Chair of the BSA National Transition Task Force for Retention of Latter-day Saint units.  Most recently, he has served as BSA Contingent Chair for the 2015 World Scout Jamboree in Yamaguchi, Japan, Chairman of the National Venturing Task Force and Chairman of the BSA National Court of Honor.  He has also served as a Scoutmaster, Venturing Advisor, Troop Committee Chair, President of the Great Salt Lake Council, a member of the National Executive and Western Region Boards, Head Chaplain for the 2010 Centennial National Jamboree, and Chair of the Faith and Beliefs Area at the 2011 World Scout Jamboree in Sweden and the 2013 BSA National Jamboree.  He has received the Silver Beaver Award (1988), the Silver Antelope Award (2007), the National Venturing Award (2008), the Silver Buffalo Award (2008) and theThomas S. Monson Scouting Lifetime Service Award (2018).

Brother Dahlquist was the Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany in Utah from 1999 to 2015 and received the Award of Merit, Second Class (2003) and the Award of Merit, First Class (2015) from the President of the Federal Republic of Germany.  He was a founder and first president of the Utah Consular Corps, past president of the Rotary Club of Salt Lake City, past Chair of the Salt Lake City Board of the American Cancer Society, and past Treasurer and Board member of the American Friends of Bucerius Law School in Hamburg Germany.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of: Hale Center Theater, American Cancer Society, Junior Achievement of Utah, the National President’s Advisory Board of Utah Valley University and the Utah Freedom’s Foundation of Valley Forge Board of Directors.

Brother Dahlquist and his wife, Zella, have five daughters (affectionately known as “Charlie’s Angels”) and 16 grandchildren.  He enjoys individual sports, family activities, fly-fishing, music of all types, and particularly playing his five-string banjo.  He also loves being at the Dahlquist Family Cabin – “The Gathering Place.”

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