Craig Williams ’03 awarded Scouting’s highest adult honor by Orange County Council


Craig Williams ’03

Craig Williams, ’03, associate director of operations with Chapman’s University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics, was honored by the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday, March 14 with the Silver Beaver award. The Silver Beaver award, established in 1931, is the highest recognition a Council can bestow upon an adult volunteer.

Williams has served as both a Cub Scout and Boy Scout Committee Chairman at the Pack/Troop level in Fullerton and most recently as a Unit Commissioner at the District level where he has provided assistance to numerous Scout Troops throughout North Orange County. In 2007 Williams attended the summer session at the National BSA’s Philmont Volunteer Training Center in New Mexico. In 2010 he was honored with the District Award of Merit. He served on the BSA’s Centennial “Get in the Game” (Geocaching) committee. One of the results of that work is a series of 12 public geocaches around Orange County highlighting Eagle Scout projects.

He received his Wood Badge beads at Scout-O-Rama last spring. He has enjoyed acting as a counselor for primarily the geocaching and computers merit badges.

Dawn Bonker