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The Squyres Scout Service Center Support Staff

Squyres Scout Service Center
1331 East 5th Street
Tyler, Texas 75701
(903) 597-7201 Office
(903) 597-0141 Fax
etac@etexscouts.org Email

Barbara Barbee          
                                                        Barbara Barbee                    Tina Landfair                              
                                                         Office Manager            Fundraising Specialist                     

                                          Martha Dudley                  Suzanne Blakeley                      Laura Anderson
                                      Program Specialist           Scout Shop Manager                     Accountant

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East Texas Area Council Scout Professional Staff


Dewayne Stephens

Scout Executive

Dewayne is  a graduate of Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas which is a University under the Texas A&M umbrella. He has been enjoying a 20 year career in Scouting that began in Abilene, Texas in 1993 as District Executive in the Chisholm Trail Council. In 1995, he then accepted his second assignment in the Comanche Trail Council in Brownwood, Texas and served as a Senior District Executive. In 2001, Dewayne then accepted a District Director position in the Circle Ten Council in Dallas, Texas and later was promoted to Finance Director where he served until being selected as the Scout Executive in Tuscaloosa, AL in September, 2007. Dewayne have been the Scout Executive in Tuscaloosa for 5 ½ years.  Dewayne and his wife Theresa  have been married for over 20 years. They have three children, Kaycie, his oldest daughter who is 20, Kamryn, his daughter who is 15 and Gavin, his 11 year old son who is his personal attempt at membership growth in Scouting.

Daniel Anderson

Assistant Scout Executive

Daniel first joined Scouting in the third grade in Miami, Florida before his family relocated to Texas.  There he continued his involvement with the program becoming an Eagle Scout, OA Chapter Chief and summer camp staff member.  Through is involvement on camp staff and the completion of his degree from the Pennsylvania State University, he was offered a District Executive position with the Circle Ten Council.  After serving two districts in East Dallas County, he relocated to the National Capital Area Council in May 2008 serving as a Senior District Executive, and eventually District Director and Field Director in the Northern Virginia region of the Washington, D.C. metro area.  Daniel has a 6 year-old daughter, Alexa and 2 year-old son, Dean, both of whom will accompany him to and assist at many Scouting functions in East Texas.

Laura Ann Wilson

Development Director

Laura is originally from Huntsville, AL and moved to Tyler in November 2014 when her husband's job relocated them from Houston, TX.  She is a graduate of Auburn University in Auburn, AL where she earned a B.S. in Health Promotion and a Minor in Business.  While at Auburn, Laura was an Athletic Trainer for the football team during her Sophomore and Junior year..  Before coming to the Scouts, Laura spent 5 1/2 years with the YMCA in Houston, TX. She began her career at the Y in Customer service as a Membership Specialist before moving into the Membership Director position and then eventually to the Senior Member Services & Healthy Living Director role at the Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA. During her time at the Y, Laura quickly developed a passion for nonprofit work and is excited to share her passion by supporting Scouting in the East Texas Area through her role as Development Director. In her free time Laura enjoys Crossfit (where she is also a Level I trainer), golf, and loving on her two Blue Heelers Roxy & Rascal.


Charlie Aman

Program Executive


Gus Cantarero

District Executive

Dogwood District


District Executive
Tomahawk District

Steve Knollenberg
Senior District Executive
Golden Eagle District

Bradley Sawicki

 District Executive

Wo-Ha-Li District

Bradley started his scouting experience in the third grade as a Bear in Eustace, TX and did not stop once he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. His journey through scouting had its tough times being involved with sports and having to travel the hour and half to Cedar Hill, TX each week just to attend his troop meeting. Bradley is a graduate from Tarleton State University, which is a part of the Texas A&M University System. Upon graduation he learned about the professional side of the Boy Scouts of America and wanted to pursue that as his career. Outside of scouting Bradley enjoys just being active outdoors either with his friends or dog. 


Chris Cagle

District Executive
 5 Rivers District

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Summer Camp Staff Positions
Visit our Summer Camps page to find out more and to download an application for summer camp positions.