Mark Lloyd – Troop Guide

DSC_0004Wood Badge Course / Critter: Owl Patrol WB-SR966

Scout Unit: Troop 534, Crew 531

District: Battlefield

Years in Scouting: almost 10 years in November

Highest Rank: none

Current Registered Position: Scoutmaster in Troop 534 and Associate Advisor in Crew 531

Other Positions in Scouting and for how long?

  • Pack Committee Chair-1 year
  • Webelos II Den Leader- 1 year
  • Battlefield District Program Chairman-4 years
  • District Committee Member at large-6 years
  • Program Chairman for 2013 Council Encampment
  • Camping Chairman for the 2010 Scout Bash
  • Assistant Scoutmaster Jamboree 2010

Occupation? Vice President, Custom Woodwork, Inc. 31 years

Who’s in Your Family? 

  • Martha-wife of 34 years
  • Anna-daughter 25
  • Alan-son (2010 Eagle Scout) 19 and student at VMI

What is your favorite Scouting event? Sitting around a campfire talking with no itinerary or schedule to keep.

What do you most enjoy doing? Spending time with my family and friends.

What is your best Scouting memory? The many activities I have been able to do with my son like Jamboree in 2010, NOAC in 2012, five OA conclaves, seeing him make Eagle Scout and be elected as Lodge Chief of Nawakwa Lodge.

If you had unlimited time and resources, what would you choose to do? Travel with my family to wherever they wanted to go.

What are the most important things in your life? My family.

What do most people not know about you?  I like NASCAR  racing.

What are your favorite movies?  Military and history

What is your favorite food or meal?  Seafood and carrot cake.

What is your favorite book as an adult? Series like Harry Potter As a youth? Sherlock Holmes 

What is something about you that would surprise other people?  I like fixing things and working with my hands.

What is your favorite childhood memory? Traveling including a 17 day European Pilgrimage at HS graduation.

What is your favorite music and bands? Country-Alabama and Charlie Daniels

What are your hobbies? Woodworking

Geez, anything else?  I am a proud Southerner, I was born in Glen Allen and haven’t gone too far living in Mechanicsville.