The Greater Yosemite Council of the Boy Scouts of America said Onis C. Lentz was appointed chair of the Wawona Boy Scout District.
In that position he will oversee the scouting activities of the Wawona District, which covers Merced and Mariposa counties, including Yosemite Park.
The district includes more than 1,800 scouts and 125 adult leaders.
Lentz has been involved in a variety of positions during his 69 years with the organization. He held the district chair position from 1988-92 and has been a member of the Boy Scout Greater Yosemite Executive Board since 1989.