Meet the Officers

Lodge Chief - Anthony Slate

Anthony is a Eagle Scout and a Vigil member of Owaneco Lodge, from Connecticut Yankee Council. He has served as the SPL for his Troop, 474, and now is serving in his second term at the Junior Assistant Scoutmaster. Anthony has served as a Den Chief for Cubscouts. He has 36 Merit Badges. As well as being in Troop 474, Anthony also does Venture Crew. While serving as the Vice Chief of program, Anthony has Earned the Ralph Deer Memorial Service Award. He has been to the National Leadership Seminar, have been an Elangomat twice. HIs favorite Order of the Arrow Trip Was NOAC 2015, but he looks forward to Jambo 2017 where he will be serving as a 3rd Assistant Scoutmaster. Outside of Scouting, Anthony is a Senior at Guilford High School where he plays Tuba for the Concert Band, is a Music Mentor for Baldwin, is a Co- Chair for Guilford DAY, and has been learning piano. He is a Lifeguard and worked on Camp Staff for Cub Scout Camp at Deer Lake and says it was “The best job I have worked at so far”. After high school, Anthony wants to go into Nursing and work at a Hospital. You can contact Anthony at chief@owaneco.org.


 

Lodge Vice Chief of Chapter Operations - Kenny Wright 
Kenny is an Eagle Scout and Brotherhood member of Owaneco Lodge, Connecticut Yankee Council. He currently serves as Lodge Vice Chief of Chapter Operations and as the OA Representative of Troop 1 in Milford. Kenny has previously served as Arcoon Vice Chief of Finance, Shows Committee Chairman and Lodge Vice Chief of Finance, as well as a Den Chief, Webmaster, Patrol Leader and as the immediate past SPL of his unit. He has attended the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference, and is the recipient of the Ralph Deer Memorial Service Award. Outside of Scouting, Kenny is a junior at Fairchild Wheeler IT Magnet School, and is active in his school’s math and science club and attends regional and national competitions. He also plays varsity tennis and percussion.  You can contact Kenny at wright@owaneco.org.


 

Lodge Vice Chief of Program - Chris Cheslog 

Chris is an Eagle Scout and Brotherhood Member of Owaneco Lodge, Connecticut Yankee Council. Chris is serving as Vice Chief of Program and was previously the Events Chairmen and Keewayden Chapter Vice chief of program. Chris is the SPL of Troop 491 in Madison and Vice-President of Program for Crew 424 in Bradford. Chris has 43 merit badges and Served on Sequassen Camp Staff over the summer as a Lifeguard. Chris is a Junior at Daniel Hand High School in Madison where he is on the Swim Team. He has attended the National Jamboree in 2013, The Scottish Jamborette and NOAC in 2015. You can contact Chris at cheslog@owaneco.org.


 

Lodge Vice Chief of Inductions- Johnathan George

Johnathan is a Eagle Scout and a Brotherhood member of Owaneco Lodge, Connecticut Yankee Council. He has served as Keewayden Chapter’s Vice Chief of Inductions and Chapter Chief, and currently serves as Vice Chief of Inductions for the Lodge, and has attended NLS, NYLT, and has staffed NYLT. In his unit he has served as ASPL two terms in a row. Johnathan has attended NOAC and Philmont. He enjoys playing baseball and attending campouts. You can contact Johnathan at george@owaneco.org.


 

Lodge Vice Chief of Finance - Steven Gagne
Stephen Gagne is an Eagle Scout and a Brotherhood member of Owaneco Lodge, Connecticut Yankee Council. He has served as Achewon Chapter Vice Chief of Inductions and Chapter Chief, as well as Patrol Leader, ASPL, and Senior Patrol Leader for Troop 1 in Wallingford, Connecticut and he has bee the SPL for multiple District events. He has earned 53 merit badges. In cub scouting he earned his Light of Christ medal and earned the Arrow of Light. He has been trained at NYLT, the National Leadership Seminar, and Owaneco's annual LLD. Stephen attended the 2015 NOAC and and is attending the 2017 National Jamboree at the Summit. Stephen is a junior at Lyman Hall High School and is a student in the Agriscience program there. He enjoys music as he know how to play the mandolin, violin, acoustic guitar, and electric guitar.  You can contact Steven at gagne@owaneco.org.



 

Lodge Vice Chief of Administration - Patrick Devine

Patrick is an Eagle Scout and a Brotherhood member of Owaneco Lodge, Connecticut Yankee Council. He has served as Chief Pomperaug Chapter Vice Chief Inductions, and Ceremonies Committee Chairman. He has trained at Section NE-2A’s Project LEAP, Owaneco’s annual LLD, and NYLT. Patrick also attended the 2015 NOAC and the 2016 Scottish Jamborette. Along with being in Troop 88, Patrick is also a member of Sea Scout Ship 84. Outside of Scouting, Patrick is a sophomore at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, where he is active in his school’s Youth American Cancer Society. He also enjoys playing badminton. You can contact Patrick at pdevine@owaneco.org.