James Robert (Jim) Dean is
a Twin Lakes Senior District Executive with the Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council. In this role, Jim is
responsible for overseeing district operations within Twin Lakes District which covers the Iowa counties of Webster, Humboldt, Kossuth, Sac, Carrol and Pocahontas.
In 1974, Jim attained his Bachelors Degree majoring in Forestry from Iowa State University.
Jim has been with the Council since 2012. Prior to starting
with the Council, Jim held the following assignments with Quapaw Area Council: District Executive, Council Finance Director, District Director, Finance Committee Member (Endowment, Trust committee, United Way prep for 10 different United Ways & presentations) Council High Adventure Committee, Staff Advisor for Council Sportsman Auction, Boy Scout Camp Business Manager. Jim earned his Eagle Scout in June 1966. He spent time as Scoutmaster in Warren, Arkansas earning his Vigil Honor in 1968. Jim played the part of Meteu 8 times on Broken Arrow District Ordeal OA Team and 4 times on Brotherhood team. He attended a Philmont Trek as a youth and 3 Treks as an adult.
Outside of his scouting career and experience, Jim was a production supervisor for Kirby Forest Industries and Fieldman for Southern Forest Products Association. He received the Advanced Toastmasters Gold Award in 2004. Jim was a Registered Forester for the State of Arkansas and County Forester/staff forester for Ark Forestry Comm.. He was also a Sales Supervisor for Potlatch Corp., Industrial Sales Rep. for Weyerhaeuser Company and a Salesman for Medallio Mllwk and for Dean Lbr Company. Jim was a Wood Procurement Manager for Georgia Pacific Corp. Jim spent time as President of Warren, Arkansas Jaycees & Jaycee and President of Early Risers Toastmaster earning the Toastmaster of the Year. Jim held two consecutive terms as President of Church Men's Club in Forrest City, Arkansas and was Chair of Caddo Chapter of Society of American Foresters. Jim was also Secry/Treas of Warren, Arkansas Rotary Club, Attendance Chair for Club 99 Rotary in Little Rock, Arkansas is a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow.