Chief: Andrew Sheehan
Andrew is an Eagle Scout from Troop 205 and a member of Quinipissa Lodge 479. He is a recipient of the World Conservation Award and is a brotherhood member. Prior to being Section Chief, Andrew served as Lodge Chief of Quinipissa in 2016 and 2017 as well as Vice Chief of Service and Chapter Chief. He has served as the co-Conclave Vice Chief of Program in 2016 and the Conclave Vice Chief of Shows in 2017. He loves to camp and has served 2 years on summer camp staff at Hood Scout Reservation in Hazlehurst, MS. He also has attended Sea Base High Adventure Base in Islamorada, FL.
Andrew is 16 years old and is homeschooled. He is planning to either go to college for business management or attend the military academy Westpoint in New York. Outside of Scouting, he enjoys spending time with his friends & family, working, playing music, and training in martial arts. Andrew has played piano for 5 years and is trained by his Grandmother. He has trained in martial arts for 4 years and is a 2nd Degree-Level 4 Black Belt as well as being minorly trained in two different styles of jujitsu. He loves sports and is a huge New Orleans Saints fan. He loves competition and has competed in many taekwondo tournaments. Andrew’s goal is to bring change to Section SR-1A and do things the section hasn’t done in a while or ever before. He also plans to work with the six lodges within the section on a more personal level aside of just section events. Of course, Andrew is going to try and make the section events the best they can be.
Vice Chief: Jacob VanCoevering
Jacob is an Eagle Scout, Vigil member, Hornaday Badge recipient, and Dr. Benard Harris Award recipient, from Troop 56 in Monroe, LA and a member of Comanche, Lodge 254. He serves as the Vice Chief of Program, Ceremony team captain, and Lodge Treasurer. Jacob has served on NYLT Staff, summer camp staff, and winter camp staff. He has also trekked Philmont and attended NOAC 2015. He looks forward to attending NOAC 2018.
Jacob is 19 years old and a Junior at the University of Louisiana at Monroe where he is a premed student. He hopes to improve events by increasing communication within the section and looks forward to a great year!
Jimmy is an Eagle Scout from Troop 365 in Slidell, LA and a former Lodge Chief and Vigil Honor member of Chilantakoba Lodge 397. He attended National Jamboree in 2013 and NOAC 2015. Jimmy is 18 years old and a Freshman at LSU studying Mass Communications. He hopes to help increase attendance at section events through increased promotion and communication.
Adviser: Frank “Flash” Williams
Associate Adviser: Richard Stahl