The National Planning Meeting had become an annual end of year meeting between the holidays. Besides National officer elections, the 1989 50th anniversary of Philmont Trek was on the agenda. Jack Stephens of Chee Dodge Lodge, Flagstaff, Arizona was elected National Chief. Wade Herbranson, Tonkawampus Lodge, Maple Grove, Minnesota was elected National Vice Chief. Region Chiefs elected were Mark Belli – Northeast Region, David Bone – Southeast Region, Kevin Bokesch – East Central Region, Daniel Fee – North Central Region, David Herndon – South Central Region and Michael Southall – Western Region.
1988 National Planning Meeting