Megan Drodge joined Scouts Canada in 2009 after a long history with Girl Guides of Canada and many other community and youth organizations. While growing up in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador, Megan first joined Girl Guides of Canada in 1995 as a Spark. She progressed through the program as a Brownie, Guide and finally a Pathfinder. When Megan became an adult, she volunteered with guiding as a Spark Leader and a mentor for youth participants through the Girls for Safer Communities Project.
In 2009, Megan joined Scouts Canada. Since that time Megan has been involved on both the local and national stages. On the local stage Megan has been a Beaver Scout Leader, SCOUTSabout Leader and most recently the Group Commissioner for the 1st Mount Pearl Scouting Group. On the national stage, Megan was the Assistant National Youth Commissioner for Eastern Canada. In this position she supported the Council Youth Commissioners of Atlantic Canada along with the National Youth Commissioner, while helping to advance the agenda of youth leadership and involvement. Most recently, Megan has taken on the role of Planning Chair for impACT 2012, the National Youth Conference. For Megan’s dedication to Scouts Canada, she has been awarded the Medal of the Maple as well as the Certificate of Commendation. Megan is also a Youth Baden-Powell Fellow of the World Scout Foundation.
Outside of Scouting, Megan has been involved with various community organizations and events in her hometown since grade school. Her involvements include the Mount Pearl Frosty Festival, Mount Pearl City Days Committee and the Mount Pearl Youth Action Team. For her community involvement and volunteerism, Megan has been named the Mount Pearl Youth Volunteer of the Year in 2007 and the Mount Pearl Female Youth of the Year in 2008. Megan was also named to the Order of Canada Mentorship Program in 2009.
When Megan is not helping her community or volunteering with Scouts Canada, she is can be found studying Political Science and Public Administration at Memorial University. Megan is currently working towards her Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours and a Certificate in Public Administration.