Meet our Leadership

Request a Section Officer! Want a Section Officer to attend your lodge event? Invite one or more by using the form here: Section Officer Request Form! This form is requested to be submitted by the Lodge Chief and must be submitted at least 14 days before the event begins.

Section Chief – Michael Tiedman 

Michael is an eagle scout from Troop 351 from Langley, SC where he is currently an assistant scoutmaster. He’s also a member of venture crew 108 from Evans, GA. Michael is a vigil member of the Bob White Lodge where he has been the lodge chief, brotherhood chairman, training chairman, vigil selection chairman, camporee lead, and awards chairman. 

Michael has worked as part of the summer camp staff since 2019 as a lifeguard and has spent the past 2 years working as the head lifeguard for the Georgia Carolina council adventure camp. 

In his personal life, Michael currently works at Walmart Supercenter in Aiken, South Carolina, and has plans to attend the police academy in the fall of 2024.

Section Adviser – James Barton

Section Vice Chief – Elijah Akien

Elijah is from Liberty, SC, and is a member of Troop 8 in Pickens, SC where he is working on wrapping up his Eagle Scout! Currently, in Atta Kulla Kulla he serves as the 2023 Lodge chief, and for the 2023-2024 term, he will be serving as your Vice Chief! He is excited to work with all of you if you have any questions on how to get involved feel free to reach out.

Section Vice Chief Adviser – Michael Thompson

Section Secretary – Dylan Blackmon

Dylan is an Eagle Scout with Troop 220 in Fort Mill, SC. Where she is currently an Assistant Scoutmaster. She joined Skyuka Lodge fall of 2020 and is the current Vice Chief of American Indian Affairs. In 2023 she was awarded the Founders Award and also is a James E. West recipient.  

Throughout her scouting career, she was the Senior Patrol Leader of her troop. She attended NYLT in 2021 and staffed in 2023. She went to SEALS in 2019 and then staffed it also in 2023. 

In her personal life, she will go to Appalachian State University; where she is in the Honors College, and plans to major in Recreation Management.

Section Secretary Adviser – Tripp Clark