bsaYou’re invited to join the Boy Scouts of America in  recognizing San Luis Obispo Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian and retired Arroyo Grande Police Chief Lester ‘Rick’ TerBorch, two exceptional individuals who generously support Los Padres Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Event Details:

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Cliffs Resort • 2757 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA
RECEPTION • 6:00 p.m. | PROGRAM • 7:00 p.m.


Katcho Achadjian, San Luis Obispo Assembly Member with the Good Scout Award

Katcho Achadjian was sworn in for his third term on December 1, 2014 to represent the 35th
Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the communities of Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Grover Beach, Guadalupe, Lompoc, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Maria. In 1971, Katcho came to California to complete his education and pursue the “American Dream”. On December 17, 1982, a day that serves as a continuous source of pride for him, Katcho became a United States Citizen.
Katcho attended Cuesta Community College and graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a degree in Business Administration. A lifelong community volunteer, Katcho has volunteered in support of numerous civic, service and nonprofit organization including the Boy Scouts of America. He has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, Chairman of San Luis Obispo’s French Hospital, and Executive Partners Leadership Council at Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business. The recipient of numerous awards and honors, including Cuesta College Distinguished Alumnus and Arroyo Grande Citizen of the Year, he has served as a Charter Board member of SLO LEAF. He has been a member of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Advisory Council
while fighting hard for the Central Coast’s working families. The Assemblyman currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, is a member of the Assembly Committees on Banking and Finance, Governmental Organization, Utilities and Commerce, Joint Fairs, Allocation and Classification, Joint Fisheries and Aquaculture, Joint Legislative Audit, and numerous select committees.

Lester ‘Rick’ TerBorch, Retired Arroyo Grande Police Chief with the NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

Lester ‘Rick’ TerBorch began his law enforcement career in 1968 with the City of Cypress Police Department in California. After thirty-eight years in law enforcement, including having served as the Chief of Police for the City of Arroyo Grande for more than sixteen years, Rick retired from the Police force in December, 2005. From October, 2006 to June, 2012, Mr. TerBorch was the Course Manager for the California POST Executive Development Course for newly appointed law enforcement executives at the municipal, county and state levels throughout the State of California. In addition to serving San Luis Obispo County and the State of California in various law enforcement areas, Mr. TerBorch is currently active with Los Padres Council of the Boy Scouts of America Rick is also an Eagle Scout, as well as being a member of the Arroyo Grande Valley Kiwanis Club where he has served as Club President and Division 29 Lt. Governor. He is also a member of the
Oceano/Five Cities Elks Lodge where he was named Elk of the Year in 2014.

For questions or more information, please contact:

Carlos Cortez
Ph: (8O5) 967-0105