It is the pleasure of the Southern Region Sea Scout Committee to announce that Ronald Cain from Ship 106 “Loggerheads” of Greater Tampa Area Bay Council has been selected as our next Southern Region Boatswain. Ron has been serving as Area 4 boatswain since June 2018 and has helped charter multiple new ships in creative ways. For example, Ron helped charter four new ships in his home council and one in the North Florida Council. Additionally, Ron completed Sea Scout Adult Leader Basic Training and SeaBadge in 2018. He is heavily involved in the Order of the Arrow, serving as the Lodge Chief of Uh-To-Yeh-Hut-Tee lodge 89 from 2017 to 2019 and is a Vigil Honor member. He is an Eagle Scout and an Ordinary Sea Scout.

It is my honor to pass the Boatswain Lanyard to Ron this coming June. When I met Ron last July, carried himself professionally and had many brilliant ideas and plans for Regional Sea Scouting. He will surely exceed expectations and lead the Southern Region to success.

Please congratulate Ron for his appointment and reach out if you have questions for him.

Yours in Scouting,
Ryan Trefny
Southern Region Boatswain 2018-2019