William D. Garrett was named Scout executive of the Del-Mar-Va Council of the Boy Scouts of America, effective May 1.

Garrett held the position of Scout executive for the Hawk Mountain Council, Reading, Pennsylvania, which serves more than 8,000 youth and adult members since 2012. Prior to that, he served as Scout executive of the Revolutionary Trails Council, Utica, New York.

Previously, he held various positions with the Simon Kenton Council, Columbus, Ohio, as well as the Minsi Trails Council, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Garrett began his career as a district executive at the Buckskin Council, Charleston, West Virginia.

Garrett will oversee fiscal and staff management, membership growth, strategic planning, fundraising and Council operations.

Garrett earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting and business administration from the University of Charleston. Garrett and his wife, Sheila, have two daughters.

Garrett replaces Jason Pierce, who was named Scout executive for the Lincoln Heritage Council, Louisville, Kentucky, in January.