Wood Badge Dining Out Breakfast: Keynote Speaker

Bryan Wilson MD to be keynote speaker at the January 20, 2018 Wood Badge Dining Out Breakfast at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.

Bryan Wilson is an Eagle Scout from Troop 63 in Union, NJ, Munsee District, Patriots’ Path Council. He is also a Vigil Honor Member of Woapalanne Lodge #43. During his scouting tenure, Bryan has served in many capacities in PPC. He served as NYLT Staff from 2005-2007 and served as Senior Patrol Leader in 2007. He served as a member of the OA Lodge Executive Committee from 2006-2009 and was selected serve as Section Conclave Coordinator in 2009. Bryan also served PPC as a summer camp staff member, where he was the Health Officer at Winnebago Scout Reservation from 2008 – 2009. Bryan was part of the inaugural class of the PPC Youth Leadership Award in 2010.  Outside of Patriots’ Path Council, Bryan became involved with leadership training at a much broader level. In 2006, Bryan first attended National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) at Philmont Scout Ranch. From there, Bryan served as a youth staff member with the program from 2007-2009, serving as Senior Patrol Leader in 2009. He returned to staff the course as an Adult in 2011, and in 2012, was selected as the youngest NAYLE Course Director in PTC history of Youth Leadership Training Programs! In 2007, Bryan was recruited to serve as a member of the Leadership Development Task Force and helped to design and develop the Wilderness First Aid Module of NAYLE and Philmont Leadership Challenge (PLC). This was how Bryan was first introduction to Wood Badge. He was a Buffalo in NE-IV-198, through the Chester County Council in 2007. He served on staff of NE-VI-68 in Hawk Mountain Council in 2008 and served on staff of the PLC pilot course in 2007 at Philmont Scout Ranch. In 2013, Bryan was recognized for his contributions to the BSA’s Leadership Development programs by having a campsite at the new Rayado Ridge Leadership Camp at Philmont Scout Ranch named in his honor. In 2015, Bryan was selected to serve as a member of the Wood Badge Update Task Force Leadership Team, a group that is developing the next version of our beloved Wood Badge program. He will serve as a TG on the second pilot course this March at Philmont Scout Ranch. Outside of Scouting, Bryan is an Emergency Physician at St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, PA. In July, Bryan will head to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ where he will complete a 1 year fellowship in EMS Medicine.