Oregon Trail Area Team

The Oregon and SW Washington Area Team


Area Pointman – David Wendell

Oversees area operations and serves as your link with the National office.  You can reach him at OregonTrailLife@gmail.com.


Direct Service Advisors – Jose Salame and Paul Eskeldson 

Provides Troops with nuts and bolts experience of how to run a meeting and plan a successful outdoor adventure.  You can reach Jose at jose@joysoflifephotography.com and Paul at preskeldson@yahoo.com.


New Troop Organizers – Todd Bushman and Wesley Kwong

Helps groups interested in Trail Life to complete the charting process and get off to a strong start.  For Southern Oregon the New Troop Organizer is Todd Bushman.  Wesley Kwong is the New Troop Organizer north of Roseburg.


Camping/Outdoor Adventure Chair – Mark Houston (pending)

Provides Troops with ideas for outdoor adventures and activities that are safe and fun for Trailmen.


Activities Chair – Christina Malae

Identifies and, when appropriate, plans area wide activities of interest to the Troops.  If you are aware of an event in our area that multiple Trail Life Troops may be interested in, or if you have any questions about area event, you can contact her at cdeannef@gmail.com.


Public Relations Chair – Wesley Kwong

Shares the good things happening in our Troops with the public.  Please send him photos of your Troop in action at whkwong@gmail.com.


Advancement Chair – Brian Moyer

Approves Servant Leadership projects and runs the board of review for Freedom Awards.  If your Trailman is considering earning his Freedom Award, please contact OregonTrailLife@gmail.com.

Area Training Chair – Vacant

Coordinates Three peak training in the Area and shares information about other training opportunities within the area.


Our Area is still looking for an Area Training Chair and someone to coordinate the Area shooting sports program.