Buffalo Ridge District

Buffalo Ridge District serves the following counties:
South Dakota - Brookings, Deuel (Southern 1/3), Hamlin (Estelline only), Lake, Kingsbury (Eastern 2/3), Moody
Minnesota - Lincoln, Lyon, Murry, Pipestone


District Leadership

Position Description Name/Email Phone #
District Chair Oversees all district operations Becki Johnson


District Commissioner Oversees all relationships with units Loretta Crapser 1-605-690-8439
Friends of Scouting Chair Coordinates all aspects of FOS campaign Eric Luther 1-507-532-4855
Family Friends of Scouting Chair Oversees Family FOS presentations    
Popcorn Chair Oversees popcorn sale in the district Doug Bauer 507-476-3852
Membership Chair Contact for recruiting and new units    
Program Chair Oversee all activities and programs    
Activities and Civic Services Chair Promotes district-wide events Lonny Sowden 1-507-530-2727
Camping & Outdoor Program Chair Promotes summer and unit year-round camping    
Training Chair Unit leader training and training operations David Haen 1-507-828-4992
Advancement & Recognition Chair Cub/Boy/Venturing Advancement Jim Baustian 1-507-348-3363
Communciations & OA Advisor District Newsletter and text messages.  OA items Loretta Crapser 1-605-690-8439  
 District Director   Carl Clayton 1-605-695-6174


File Name Description
Buffalo Ridge District Map Download