Chief Scout Executive

Wayne Brock

Wayne Brock serves as the 12th Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America, headquartered in Irving, Texas.

In partnership with the BSA’s national officers and National Executive Board, Wayne provides vision and direction to staff members and volunteers including approximately 1,100 National Council employees, 5,800 local council employees, and almost 1.2 million adult volunteers who serve more than 2.6 million youth across the nation.

Wayne began his career in 1972 as a district executive in New Bern, North Carolina, then served on the staff in Knoxville, Tennessee. He also served as Scout executive in Athens, Georgia; Scout executive in Orlando, Florida; regional director of the Southern Region; and as assistant Chief Scout Executive. In 2009, he was selected deputy Chief Scout Executive, serving as the BSA’s chief operating officer.

Wayne is a recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, Order of the Arrow Distinguished Service Award, and received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from East Carolina University.

Wayne and his wife, Ernestine, have one son who is married and has a daughter.

About the Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be "Prepared. For Life.™" The Scouting organization is composed of 2.6 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and more than a million volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories.