Meet Brian Favat
2002 Northeast Region Chief
Brian John Favat, 20, is the 2002 Northeast Region Chief. Brian's hometown is Gibbsboro,
New Jersey where he is a Vigil Honor member of Te'kening Lodge #37 in the Southern New
Jersey Council. His Vigil name is Waletitten, which translates "One who informs others."
Among his many positions, Brain has served as Chief of Section NE-2A, section
publications chairman, and Northeast Region website chairman. He also served on the
OA Trail Crew at Philmont in 1998 and on the OA Service Corps at the 2001 National
Scout Jamboree. Brian has received both the Founders Award and James E. West Fellowship.
Brian's most memorable Scouting experience is the fun he had on a Wilderness Voyage at the
Northern Tier Canoe Base in 2001.
Aside from Scouting and the OA, Brian enjoys soccer, music, movies and traveling.
He also has a fascination with pointing out where professional sports teams play in
the cities that he visits.
Brian is currently studying economics at Boston College's Carroll School of
Management where he will be a Junior this fall. One day, Brian hopes to become an
Brian has one younger brother and a sister. His father is an Eagle Scout and both
his father and brother are members of the OA.
When asked what vision he had for the OA he said, "We need greater youth involvement
in direct service and support to local councils."