Board of Directors

Wallace Ashley

 Wallace  grew up on the Missouri River in North and South Dakota, on and off  of two Sioux Reservations.  He was an active Cub Scout thru Lion, before  leaving Scouting and the reservation.  He returned to Scouting as a  Tiger den leader in 2001 and has been active in Scouting ever since in  numerous roles at the unit (troop and crew) and OA chapter level.  He  has two degrees in Architecture that have taken him through Nebraska  (UNL, BSArch), London (AA), and Oregon (UofO,MArch).  He is married to a  patient wife with 2 older teen children.  The oldest daughter just  completed the Venturing Silver award and her younger brother is in his  last year of Boy Scouts, finishing his Eagle.  Wallace's hobbies include  photography, design, steel fabrication, and Scouting.  He currently is  Scoutmaster for Troop 3, Associate Crew Advisor for Crew 762, OA Chapter  Adviser for the Cheyenne Chapter, Yah-Tah-Hey-Si-Kess Lodge, and a new  adviser to the National Order of the Arrow Committee on American Indian  Cultural Issues.  He currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 


Brock C. Ostrander


Brock currently serves the Ostrander Scholar  Society as Executive Director and is also a school teacher.  He  graduated in 2003 from Eastern New Mexico University with a B.S. in  Public Relations and is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor Member of the  Order of the Arrow.  Brock served as a chapter chief, lodge vice chief  and section chief during his tenure as a youth.  He has staffed one  NOAC, one National Leadership Seminar and two National Jamborees.  Brock  enjoys doing alumni service projects with his Fraternity, Sigma Chi,  and travels with family every chance he gets.  He currently resides in  Burleson, Texas.

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Cole Robertson

 Cole  is a licensed real estate broker and owner of Phoenix-Redstone  Management and Raider Locators in Lubbock, Texas. An alumnus of Texas  Tech University, he majored in recreation & leisure services and  minored in business. Since 2006 he has served on the  National Board of Directors of Alpha Phi Omega – National Service  Fraternity as its Region VII Director, including being a member of the  Executive Committee since 2011. As a youth he was involved in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. As an adult volunteer in Scouting, his roles have ranged from Assistant Scoutmaster to District Committee Member. He is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow. Cole spent six summers on the staff of Philmont Scout Ranch and is a Life Member of the Philmont Staff Association. He resides in Lubbock, Texas. 


Steve Silbiger


Steve currently works for Toyota and is a  dedicated volunteer for the Los Angeles Area Council. He served in  several youth officer positions in the Order of the Arrow such as Lodge  Chief and has served Scouting for over 25 years on the unit, district,  council, area, regional and national levels. He  has been recognized with the Scouter’s Training Award, Scouter’s Key,  District Award of Merit, Distinguished Commissioner, Silver Beaver Award  and the Regional Silver Antelope. Steve received the Order of the  Arrow's Vigil Honor, Founder’s Award and National Distinguished Service  Award. Steve is a member of his council's Board of Directors.  Beyond  Scouting, Steve volunteered his time and talents with the California  State University Dominguez Hills Alumni Association, Cystic Fibrosis  Foundation, Circle X Ranch Foundation, Sigma Pi Fraternity and for ten  years chaired the Double Vigil Golf Classic benefiting the Maury Clancy  Indian Campership Fund. The “Maury Clancy Fund”  provides camperships  for native American youth to attend Boy Scout Summer Camp.  Steve  currently resides in Los Angeles, California.


Dr. John Biggan

 John recently completed his Ph.D. in cognitive  neuroscience at University of Texas-Arlington.  He graduated in 2005  from the same university with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and is an  Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor Member of the Order of the Arrow.  John has  served as a chapter chief, lodge chief, section chief and has served as  an assistant scoutmaster.  He has staffed two NOACs and was the Asst.  Tech Director for the Scoutopia show at the 2001 National Jamboree.   John enjoys acting, scuba diving, swimming, hiking, water skiing and  fishing.   He currently resides in Illinois.


Hon. Bill Redmond

 Bill currently works as a National Representative for Focus on the Family.   He earned a B.A. in Ministry and Administration in 1979 from Lincoln  Christian College in Lincoln, Illinois and in 1988 he completed his  masters in divinity degree from the same college.  Bill is an Eagle  Scout and Brotherhood Member of the Order of the Arrow and has done  numerous projects for the betterment of Scouting.  In addition to his  Scouting activities, Bill has served as a chaplain in the U.S. Army  Reserve and in 1997 won a special election to serve New Mexico’s 3rd  Congressional District as its Congressman.  Now retired from Congress,  Bill presently spends countless hours working for the American Chinese  Civic Exchange and when not working, enjoys spending time with family.  He currently resides in Los Alamos, New Mexico. 


James Treftz

 James is currently a substitute teacher and recently completed a Masters  in Business Administration from the Univ. of Texas in El Paso.   He  graduated from the Univ. of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Economics and  is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor Member of the Order of the Arrow.   James has attended countless Scouting functions, including NOAC (2000),  Section Conclaves (1999-2003) and was a participant in the National  Leadership Seminar program.   As a youth, he served as a chapter vice  chief and lodge vice chief.  James enjoys swimming, running and spending  time with his family and friends.  He currently resides in El Paso,  Texas.