Effective January 1, 2013, Rory O’Donnell will join the Voyageurs Area Council , Boy Scouts of America as District Director of the Arrowhead District serving portions of Cook, Lake, and St. Louis counties. He will also provide leadership through staff and volunteers to the Glacial Trails District serving Carlton, Pine, Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron and Gogebic Counties.

Prior to joining the council, O’Donnell most recently was District Executive for the Colonial Virginia Council, BSA serving the city of Hampton, VA. O'Donnell started his career in with the Western Massachusetts Council, BSA as District Executive serving the cities of Springfield and Chicopee, MA. O'Donnell brings success in the areas of membership growth, dynamic and relevant programming, and customer service among other things.

A native of the St. Louis, Missouri area, and a graduate of Truman State University in Kirksville, MO, O’Donnell has been active in the BSA since the age of six. He became an Eagle Scout, and served on Boy Scout Summer Camp staffs for nine summers prior to joining the BSA’s full time staff.