Brian Summers, SR is a scouter who professionally has spent over 30 years as an IT professional and is a Cyber Security Manager, PMP, and CISSP at ManTech international. Brian started his scouting career at age 11 in Troop 154 in Falls Church, VA. He earned the Youth Religious award, became a member of the Order of the Arrow, and became an Eagle Scout and lifelong membership in the National Eagle Scout Association.
He later enlisted in the US Army as a Combat Engineer Amy, Brian’s lovely wife of 27 years, is an Academic Language Therapist who works with children and adults with learning disabilities. Their daughter, Ashley Summers, is a chemistry honors senior at Mary Washington University and a chemist for Aerojet. Brian’s son, Brian Jr, will begin his college career at George Mason University, studying engineering. Brian Jr is also an Eagle Scout, Order of the Arrow Vigil, and the George Mason OA Chapter Chief.
Brian returned to Scouting after starting his family, first as a Cub Master and then later an assistant scoutmaster with troop 1978 in Vienna, VA. He is a graduate of Wood Badge N5-82-18-1, Camp School and Powder Horn. During Brian’s Scouting career, he has earned the Scout Trainer Award, Commissioner Arrowhead Honor, District Award of Merit, the James West Fellowship Award, and received the Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor. Brian continues as an assistant scoutmaster, George Mason District Shooting Sports Director, and Roundtable Commissioner. He is also an NCAC Shooting Sports Director and supports most unit, district, and council shooting sports events.
Brian teaches STEM through FIRST and shooting sports and safety outside of Scouting. He is a US Archery Association Level 2 Instructor and an NRA CRSO, Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun instructor. Since 2017, Brian has been a FIRST Robotics coach, teaching STEM to youth.
Congratulations to Brian and the 2022 Silver Beaver Class! Please join us on May 22, 2022 at Camp Snyder for this special Court of Honor. To purchase your ticket, visit https://scoutingevent.com/082-58006