3-49-23 Assistant Scribe, Chuck Dullum

Chuck Dullum started his Scouting journey as a teenager in Troop 464 in Woodland and earned his Eagle Scout in August of 1981. He went to University of California, Davis where he keep his connection with Scouting and volunteerism.

During college, he joined a co-ed National Service Fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega. This National Fraternity traces its roots to Scouting back to 1925 and has three principles, Leadership, Friendship, Service. Chuck was very active in participating and leading service projects and became the Vice President of Service. Before leaving college, he was awarded the Chapter Distinguished Service Key. Something else Chuck left college and the service fraternity with was his girlfriend, Joanna, whom soon became his wife. She was also very active and they met and got to know each other during numerous service projects together. Chuck became a Chapter Advisor before leaving Davis. Lastly, the chapter honored both of them by naming a pledge class after them. Besides the Service Fraternity, while in college, Chuck became involved as an Alpine Patroller for the National Ski Patrol. He continues patrolling and has been an active volunteer for 25+ years.

When he moved to San Diego in 1995, he became an CPR First Aid Instructor and Disaster Services volunteer for the American Red Cross. After he became a father of 3 children, this part of his volunteer life was put on hold. Just recently, he is now back volunteering for the American Red Cross as a Shelter Worker for Disaster Services and is an American Red Cross CPR First Aid instructor along with Wilderness First Aid operating under the San Diego Imperial Council's Training Committee. He is also a Philmont Ambassador for the council and a member of the High Adventure Team as a Philmont leader.

When Chuck's oldest son, Alex, joined Pack 959, Chuck became the Den Leader for his Den continuing from Tiger through Webelos. Three years after Alex joined Cub Scouts, his younger brother, Ben, joined. Again, Chuck was his Den Leader. While being an active Den Leader, he became an Assistant Cubmaster and then the Cubmaster.

After Ben earned his Arrow of Light and crossed over to Troop 959, Chuck became active in the Troop and pursued the training to become an Assistant Scoutmaster. He enjoys Hiking and Backpacking and has completed 3 Philmont treks with Troop 959 Crews and will going on his 4th trek this summer. Chuck participated in the W6-49-16, Wood Badge training and had the opportunity to use his new skills and participated in the Philmont Leadership Challenge in 2016. In 2017 he was asked and served on the Philmont Faculty as an Assistant Course Director (ACD) for the National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) for the Week 5 course. He once again served as an ACD at Philmont for NAYLE in 2019 and has recently accepted the position of Course Director for Philmont NAYLE course 6 in 2020.

His oldest son Alex earned his Eagle and is now serving in the US Navy on the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier. His daughter Rachel is a Senior at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA with a degree in Elementary School Education. His Youngest son Ben earned his Eagle and is now in his second year at Humboldt State University working on his Environmental Science degree.