Sara Varadh – Area 3 Venturing President
Sara is a senior at Menlo School in Atherton, California. She is from Crew 269 in Fremont. She enjoys studying Biology and Latin and enjoys running and swimming in her free time. Sara joined Venturing when she was 14 because she wanted to do all the cool high-adventure activities her brother got to participate in through Boy Scouts. She is focusing her efforts on spreading Venturing throughout the community by implementing various service and fundraising projects. She hopes to attend as many Council events as she can so she can meet everyone. She is very excited for the Council Orientation on October 15!
Megan Donaldson – Area 3 Venturing Vice President of Administration
Meagan is a rising senior at Da Vinci Charter in Davis, CA. She is from the Golden Empire’s Venturing Crew 66. She joined Venturing in 2013 because the program and leadership opportunities were a better fit than in Girl Scouts. Outside of scouting she enjoys photography and outdoor activities such as backpacking. Her favorite subject at school is medical sciences. Her goal for this term is to get to know people in Area 3 and to get some new Council VOAs started!
Elizabeth McClelland – Area 3 Venturing Vice President of Communications
Libby is currently a sophomore at the Nueva School in Hillsborough, CA. She has been in Crew 420 in the Pacific Skyline Council for a little over year. She joined Venturing because of the unique opportunities it offers. This year she received her Open Water Diver scuba certification, backpacked in the Sierra National Forest, participated in NAYLE at Philmont, kayaked in the bioluminescent waters of Tamales Bay, amongst other things. Currently, she am working towards both the Discovery Award and Ranger Award. She runs cross country and track for her school and plays basketball competitively. Her favorite subjects are biology and Japanese. She hopes to increase the Area 3 online presence as well as help more councils establish VOAs. She is very excited to be on the WR Area 3 VOA this year!
Mariko Waybe is the Vice President of Program for Area 3. She is a junior at Mills Highschool in Milbrae, CA, loving science. She has been in Venturing and an officer on the Pacific Skyline Council for about a year. She joined Venturing because her brother was in Boy Scouts and she wanted to do activities he did. Her uncle introduced her family to Venturing. She plays basketball, and got scuba certified with her crew. She hopes to accomplish reaching her Summit before she graduates high school. An interesting fact about her is that her cat is as long as her head and torso. A goal she has for the Area is to have an increase in membership.