Mayor Jason P. Almonte was elected by a province wide delegates of scout masters, executives and coordinators as member of the BSP ( Boy Scouts of the Philippines ) Misamis Occidental Council Executive Board during the 2012 Annual Council Meeting held in Oroquieta Town Center on March 1, 2012. He will serve the BSP Provincial Council as Executive Board member for 3 years.
1st District Congressman Jorge T. Almonte who is also the BSP- Provincial Executive Council Chairman formally opened the meeting at exactly 10:00 am. In his opening speech he stressed the virtue of leadership specially among young boys and further develop scouting as a good training ground. He further challenge delegates to promote scouting in their schools.
When the plenary session opened Chairman Almonte presented the 2011 annual council report likewise the 2010-2011 financial report by the Council Treasurer. Remarkably an increase in scouting membership is noticed for the past 2 years. Last year Boy scouts from Misamis Occidental numbering 247 joined the 1st Mindanao Scout Jamboree held in Pagadian .( SIDLAK ) 03-02-2012.