About Scoutmaster Jose G. Lepervanche – @ScoutmasterJose – Scouting Bio
He is a brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow Echockotee Lodge, instructor at University of Scouting and Trainer’s Edge, and World Organization of Scouting Movement (WOSM) English-Spanish translator. He has published his Scoutoons in Wood Badge Gilwell Gazette. After being saved by CPR during a summer camp, he has been public speaker for BSA Speaker Bureau (Scouting for youth leaders and managers, Scouting 101 for college students) and American Heart Association about CPR / AED awareness and training and about the importance of being physically strong.
Dr. Lepervanche is the inaugural Professor of Supervision and Management at Florida State College at Jacksonville (www.lepervanche.org). Jose is married to Flor Ramirez Lepervanche and has two adult children including an Eagle Scout and two grandchildren. Follow his Scouting Adventures News and Social Media (www.scoutingadventures.org), Facebook Pages (Scouting Adventures, Aventuras Scouts in Spanish). Follow @ScoutmasterJose on Twitter and Instagram where he actively post about Scouting, outdoors, healthy hearts and global learning (www.globallearningnews.com). He has visited more than 50 countries and normally visit local scouts in many countries.
Sea Scouts Council Committee Chair / Council Commodore and immediate past VP of Program – BSA North Florida Council – Jacksonville, Florida (2019 – Present).
VP of Program – BSA North Florida Council – Jacksonville, Florida (2014 – 2019). Member of NFC Executive Board. Summit Ambassador. Unit Leader 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan. Unit leader 2016 Scotland Jamborette. Sea Scouts Task Force Chair. Sea Scout Ship 283 “Poseidon” Committee Chair.
Associate Advisor & Founder – Venturing Crew 909 – Jacksonville, Florida (2011-Present)
Scoutmaster – BSA Troop 182 – Jacksonville, Florida (2006 – 2013). 2010 Shawnee District Award of Merit. 2012 Silver Beaver Award.
Troop Guide. 2013 Wood Badge S487-131
First ASM NFC 2013 National Jamboree
Course Director / Scoutmaster – North Florida Council National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Brownsea (2009 – 2011). Assistant Course Director (2007 – 2009, 2011 – 2015).
2009 National Distinguished Scoutmaster. Member of National Council Time Management Focus Group.
BSA Speakers Bureau. Talks about Scouting method, leadership, teamwork, and values to college management students and others.
WOSM World Organization of the Scout Movement. English-Spanish translator.
Order of the Arrow – Brotherhood. Assistant Advisor to Saturiwa Chapter (2008-09).
Wood Badge SR-651. BSA South Florida Council. Published Scoutoons in Gilwell Gazette.
Assistant Scoutmaster – BSA Troop 840 – Miami, Florida. Webmaster. Produced multimedia slide shows for courts of honor.
Committee Member. Assistant Den Leader. Tiger Cub Coach. BSA Pack 850 – Miami, Florida
Publisher of Scouting related cartoons. (www.scoutoons.com)
English – Spanish Translator. Interamerican Scout Region. Documents and 2016 Interamerican Scout Conference, Houston, Texas. World Organization of Scout Movement. Sub-titles to videos of former WOSM Secretary General Luc Panissod.
Scouts Association of Venezuela
District Staff. Miranda State. Scouts Association of Venezuela
International Leadership Training. Scouts Association of Venezuela
Wood Badge. Scouts Association of Venezuela
Committee Chair. Scouts Group “Aconcagua” – Caracas, Venezuela
Sub-Group Chief. Scouts Group “Guaicaipuro” – Miranda, Venezuela
Sea Scout. Sea Scouts Group “Argos” – Caracas, Venezuela
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