Four great Scout Leaders who have been awarded the 2017 Silver Beaver.
Claire M. Trébaol-Clark
Claire is currently serving as Chartered Organization Representative for Pack, Troop and Crew 0700. She is also a Crew Advisor, Assistant Scoutmaster, Webelo Den Leader and Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner for the Spring Mountain District. She has served in a number of positions including Wolf and Bear Den Leader, Cubmaster, Unit and District Committee Member, Merit Badge Counselor and Girl Scout of USA Leader. Her dedication has earned her the Scouter’s Award, Cubmaster Award, Den Leader Award and District Award of Merit. Her depth of passion and commitment is exemplified by the number of Scouts that have attained the Eagle rank under her guidance. Claire understands the Scout program and the importance of the Scout Oath and Law and selflessly gives her time to the youth and those around her to make their lives better now and in the future. For the past 30 years she has provided critical care nursing to those in need. She is an active participant in the community and her church. Claire and her husband, Michael are the parents of two sons, an Eagle Scout and Life Scout as well as a daughter that has attained the Gold Award in GSA and now has joined a Venturing Crew.
Dix Jarman has been a Scouter since the age of 8. He earned his Arrow of Light Award, On My Honor Award and Duty to God Award and attained the coveted rank of Eagle Scout. He has served in many positions as an Adult Scouter including Scoutmaster, Crew Advisor, Varsity Coach, Assistant District Commissioner and Committee Member. He is currently a member of the Las Vegas Area Council Executive Board and Co-Chairman of the 2018 Boy Scout Invitational Golf Tournament which is one the Council’s major fundraising events. Throughout his Scouting career, Dix has valued the opportunity to guide and teach youth through the Scouting program. He has been instrumental in numerous young men achieving their Eagle Scout award. As Owner and CEO of Sunburst Shutters, Dix is the force behind the nation’s largest shutter company with stores and dealers servicing 75 US markets and many foreign countries. Dix lives by his faith by loving and helping others. He feels that he has been so blessed and feels a great responsibility to share his blessings with others. Dix and his wife, Kaleen are the parents of four wonderful children and they continue to give generously to Scouting, the community and their church.
Pranava, a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow and Associate Chapter Advisor, is ever passionate in her devotion to Scouting. She is the current Scoutmaster for Troop 312, and the Chairperson for both Training and Membership for the Spring Mountain District. Her previous positions in Scouting include Chartered Organization Representative, Pack Committee Chair, Troop and Pack Advancement Chair, Assistant Scoutmaster, Webelos, Bear, Wolf, and Tiger Den Leader, Brownsea Camp Staff Member, Cub Scout Day Camp Director and Unit Commissioner. Pranava has earned her Wood Badge beads as a proud Fox and a BS Degree from the College of Commissioner Science. Her devotion to serving others has been a life-long endeavor; enlisting in the U.S. Air Force at 18-years old, Pranava served honorably and separated as a Disabled Veteran. She is active in the Wounded Warrior Project as an Alumni and Caregiver and has devoted herself to Veteran’s issues. Pranava is the current Mrs. Nevada-Premiere World and has been the keynote speaker at several events, including Wreaths Across America. Moving across the country as part of a military family, she has been a Scout Leader in four districts and three councils. As a mother of four boys, Pranava is devoted to mentoring children as a Scout leader, religious education instructor and substitute teacher.
Richard S. Worthen
Richard Snarr Worthen is a native Las Vegan. He and his wife, Stephany, have 6 children and 19 grandchildren. Growing up, Richard had many great Scouting experiences. In 1969 at the National Jamboree, he watched as Eagle Scout and Astronaut, Neil Armstrong, sent over 34,000 Scouts greetings from outer space. As a young man, he represented the Council at the Explorer Presidents Congress in Washington, D.C. Richard is an Eagle Scout, a recipient of “Duty to God” and “On My Honor”, experienced a Philmont trek with his two oldest sons, achieved the Philmont Leadership Challenge, earned his Wood Badge Beads, Scouter Key, Commissioner Key and received the District Award of Merit. Richard has been a Varsity Coach, Crew Advisor, District Commissioner, Assistant District Commissioner and District Vice Chairman. He has participated in key leadership roles for community service events including: Community Impact Center, Bob Baskin Park and the R.A.M. event for the City of Las Vegas. Richard’s entire life has been spent in service to his family, Church and Scouting. Throughout his adult life he has had the opportunity to work with young men in Scouts, Venturers, and Explorers – helping them coordinate, plan and carry out camp outings, obtain their Eagle Scout awards, and become great leaders. His favorite place to serve is in the background, he is happy to work hard and do what needs to be done. His greatest desire is to teach young men how to lead and serve others.