Council Key 3 - Charlie Howard-Gibbon (Scout Executive), Tom Farris (Commissioner), Toby Anderson (President) - receiving 2015-2016 council charter and 2014 JTE Gold Level Council Award
Alameda Council BSA - Journey to Excellence Gold Level Council in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, & 2015
Alameda Council Boy Scouts of America consists of the territory of the city of Alameda, and the council itself is a membership of 20 chartered organizations along with council members-at-large. Chartered in January 1917 and incorporated in April 1926, Alameda Council BSA is the largest youth-serving non-profit organization in the city of Alameda, serving over 1,000 youth in traditional programs, plus over 500 youth in Exploring posts and Learning for Life groups.
Journey to Excellence is the National BSA program designed to stimulate improvement in 18 areas of BSA local council achievement -- in financial sustainability, membership growth and retention, positive youth development in program activities, service to chartered organizations and unit volunteers, and council and unit volunteer development. Alameda Council has scored in the top 10 percent of all BSA councils nationwide for each of the last five years, earning the prestigious JTE Gold Level Council Award.