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Multi-talented attorney serves as scouting ministry specialist

MERRIMACK, N.H.––R. Brian Snow has practiced law for 35 years in Nashua, N.H. He also served as a part-time district court judge for eight years.

In addition to teaching Scuba diving; serving as a certified football official and an assistant high school football coach; he also teaches several college courses.

The multi-talented attorney now serves as scouting ministry specialist.

Graduating from Boston College Law School in 1978, the attorney has been admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, and is also a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.

He previously served as chairman of the New Hampshire Juvenile Parole Board; chairman of the Appellate Division of the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security; and director of Crime Prevention and Public Information of the New Hampshire Department of Safety. He was also a prosecutor for a number of police departments and served in a supervisory capacity in the office of the Massachusetts Attorney General.

Snow currently serves as the assistant council commissioner for field service for the Daniel Webster BSA Council in New Hampshire. He also serves as a unit commissioner for Venture Crew 117 of Merrimack.

He recently earned the BSA Doctorate of Commissioner Science and was one of the first in the nation to be awarded the BSA Commissioner Award for Excellence in Unit Service.

Last summer, Snow, his assistant crew adviser, and four youth members of Venture Crew 117 served on the Visitor’s Experience Team at the National BSA Jamboree in West Virginia. During his more than two-week stay at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, he visited the UM exhibit area where he signed up to become a scouting ministry specialist.

While working at the Jamboree, the Scout leader and members of his Venture Crew volunteered 650 hours in the BSA Messengers of Peace program, an initiative that encourages young men and women in 220 countries to work for peace.

Brian and his wife, Patricia, and their two children are long-time members of St. James UMC. Brian taught Sunday school at the Merrimack church, served on the Board of Trustees, and he provides legal counsel.

In 1988, he revived an inactive BSA troop previously chartered by St. James UMC and achieved the UM God and Service Award in 1994. he is currently attempting to reconstitute a dissolved Venture Crew to be sponsored by his home church.