Dirk Smelser

Section Vice Chief

Lo La'Qam Geela Lodge

Dirk is a brotherhood member in Lo La’Qam Geela, hailing from Northern California, Eureka. He attends Eureka Senior High School, planning to continue education, pursuing business administration after high school. 

Previously, Dirk has served as My Chapter Rocks CVC, Lodge Chief, and Vice Chief of Activities. He has also staffed two years at Camp Makualla and two years of NYLT Staff. Dirk is a Lodge Arrow of Honor and Recognition of Cheerful Service recipient. 

What is your favorite scouting memory?
Doing an OA Trail Crew Trek. Those two weeks change any person for the better.

What are your biggest goals in your position for 2019?
To support the Lodge’s officers and encourage communication between the three Lodges.

Who is someone you look up to in Life? 
James Alexander. He’s supported me throughout my scouting career and pushed me to places I never thought I could get to. 

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