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    
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