Tim Briggs Named Council Commissioner at Tidewater Council BSA


Tim Briggs Named Council Commissioner at Tidewater Council BSA
Added on December 13, 2023 by Tidewater Council Boy Scouts of America to Member News

Tim Briggs Named Council Commissioner at Tidewater Council BSA

Virginia Beach, Va. – Tim Briggs was recently selected as Council Commissioner of Tidewater Council, Boy Scouts of America. In this role, he is responsible for unit service supporting more than 4,000 youth and 1,700 adult leaders in Scouting throughout Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina.

Before his appointment as Council Commissioner, Tim served as Vice President of Relationships and served on the Tidewater Council, Boy Scouts of America Executive Board. An Eagle Scout, Tim is the Scoutmaster for Troop 6 in Chesapeake. His past service opportunities include Cubmaster of Pack 6 in Chesapeake, Three Rivers District Chair for Tidewater Council, Three Rivers District Friends of Scouting Chair, and Cub Scout Twilight Camp Program Director.

In the community, Tim serves on the Board of Directors at NAE Federal Credit Union and the Young Professionals Advisory Committee at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Along with Christi, his wife of twenty years, and their children, Hannah and Parker, Tim is an active member of Great Bridge Baptist Church, serving in the music ministry and as a middle school Sunday school teacher. Tim served as the Chair of the Committee on Ministry Teams, where he helped recruit and place volunteers for a decade. He is also a member of the Chesapeake Rotary Club and Great Bridge Masonic Lodge No. 257.

Briggs is the managing director and owner of Briggs Funeral Home & Crematory in Chesapeake. He is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in both Virginia and North Carolina, as well as a Virginia Certified Crematory Operator, helping families plan personalized life celebration services, both traditional and contemporary. Tim also holds a Life, Health, and Annuities license with the Virginia Bureau of Insurance, with which he assists families with funeral pre-planning insurance, savings trusts, and Medicaid-qualified accounts.

He attended Great Bridge-area schools and graduated from Hickory High School in Chesapeake. Tim also has the distinct honor of graduating from the prestigious Governor’s School for the Arts in Norfolk. He later graduated from John Tyler Community College, with a degree in Mortuary Science.

About Tidewater Council, Boy Scouts of America
Tidewater Council is the fifth oldest Boy Scouts of America council in the United States, established in 1911. Today, the council serves more than 4,000 youth and 1,700 adult volunteers in the Virginia cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach and the North Carolina counties of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans. Information about Tidewater Council is available by visiting TidewaterBSA.com, emailing james.parnell@scouting.org, or calling 757-497-2688.

About the Boy Scouts of America
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the nation’s foremost youth character development programs and values-based leadership training programs. Since its inception in 1910, more than 130 million young men and women have participated in the BSA’s youth programs. More than 35 million adult volunteers have helped conduct the BSA’s mission. BSA programs serve boys and girls ages five through twenty and their families with age-appropriate curriculums that develop character, citizenship, leadership, and personal fitness. More information about the Boy Scouts of America is available by visiting Scouting.org.