An open house for Kim A. Hansen, newly appointed Scout executive of the Ore-Ida Council, Boy Scouts of America, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in the Council Training Center in Mill Creek Canyon.

Hansen, Bountiful, whose appointment in Boise becomes effective April 1, has been director of support services for the Great Salt Lake Council. He joined the council in January 1984 as a field director.As a professional Scouter, Hansen has directed Scout-O-Rama, the Jamboral and Silver Moccasin, a Scout training program. He started Powder Horn, a junior leader training program for Varsity Scouts.