SECTION W4BSite * Riverside School for the Deaf, CA.
May 03-05Service Lodge * Navajo 98
1996Chief * Tony Fiori 13 / Alan Kay 127
Vice Chief * Shawn Mitchell 45
Secretary * Tracy Covington 127
Adviser * George Torbett 127
Associate Adviser * Mike Philbrook 45
Staff Adviser * David Tate 98
Area Adviser * Jack Hess 312
Area Staff Adviser * Larry Vaughn
Region Chief * Tony Fiori 13
Region Chairman * Dick Mills
Region Adviser * Don Chilcote
Comments:The theme was “UNITED IN SERVICE”. A 4” patch was issued for participants. There was also a small patch with a bear head in the middle. Special guests included the National Vice Chief Ryan Miske, Western Region Chief Tony Fiori 13, Central Region Chief J. J. Arnold, Southern Region Chief John Berry, National Committeeman Esten Grubb, Region Committee member Tom Tabb, and Area Adviser Jack Hess. Other guests were W3A Section Chief Josh Souza, W3B Section Chief Lane Kasselman, W3B Section Vice Chief Joey DeMate, W4C Section Chief Romy Brasher, Past National Chief Clint Takeshita, Steve Silbiger past W4A Adviser, &James Ariola W4C Associate Adviser. This was a great group of guests and many of the participants were able to talk to them. The Saturday night show was one of the best ever if not the best thanks to the efforts of John Westmyer 13 & Sean Morrissey 13 and support from John’s employer Show Pros.. Alan Kay was elected chief when Tony Fiori had to resign after he was elected Region Chief. The weather was very warm. The position of Area Adviser has been put back in the program as an optional position. The total attendance was 407 with 147 from Cahuilla, 26 from Navajo, 96 from Tiwaha, and 128 from Wiatava. We had 10 out of section guests. The fee was $22.00.