Adult Leadership/Open Positions


Troop 945 Adult Leadership


Position Description


BSA Troop Leadership Structure:

Key-3 = Committee Chair, Scoutmaster and Chartered Organization Representative

Assistant Scout Masters

Committee= The Key-3, Merit Badge and Rank Advancement Coordinators, Pack Outreach Coordinator, Treasurer, Webmaster, Scoutbook Manager, Secretary




Scoutmaster (SM)


Mike Myers

The adult responsible for working directly with the Scouts to help them create the program for the troop. The Scoutmaster trains boy leaders to run the troop by providing direction, coaching, and support.

Assistant Scoutmasters (ASM)

Don Bowers

Chad Eastman

John Hartwell

Ted Junghans

Robert Portwood

Frank Celentano

Tim Hughes

Robert Hyman

Bill Jones

John Kuszewski

Greg Myers

Brennan Whaley


Advise Scout Patrols, lead trips, support Scoutmaster with training boys to lead the troop.

Committee Chairperson

John Kuszewski

The Committee runs the business side of the troop. Manages membership. Directs annual organization recharter. Fills vacant positions, adds/dismisses leadership if necessary.


Chartered Organization Representative


John Hartwell

The direct contact between the unit and the chartered organization (Izaak Walton League-Damascus Chapter).


Merit Badge Coordinator

Coleen Celentano

Collects completed and signed Merit Badge Blue Cards, uploads Merit Badge information into Council database, prepares Merit Badges for Court of Honor, provides Member Summaries

Pack Outreach Coordinator

Eric Aellen

Develops and manages an ongoing plan for regular engagement with each of our local Cub Scout Packs

Rank Advancement Coordinator

Steve Emerick

Coordinates Board of Reviews for rank advancement, uploads rank information into Council database, creates program for Court of Honor



Takes minutes at leadership meetings/posts minutes

Scoutbook Manager

*New Position Summer 2019*

Bill Jones

Manages Scoutbook for the troop


Andrw Felrice

Manages all troop finances



Ajit Jilla

Manages troop website and troop email system


Adult Volunteers


Position Description


Christmas Tree Sale Coordinator

Dave Gorrie

Directs tree sales Nov and Dec

Eagle Advisor

John Hartwell

Provides guidance for path to Eagle

Merit Badge Counselors

Various, new Merit Badge Counselors always welcome

Counsel scouts earning merit badges, sign merit badges

Mulch Sale Coordinator

Val Spring

Directs largest annual troop fundraiser every March

Mulch Sale Routing

Val Spring

Directs all mulch delivery and oversees new mulch order/GPS routing software

New Scout Advisor

Mike Myers

Provides guidance for new scouts


Don Bowers

Organizes and maintains troop gear

Refreshments Coordinator

Melissa Cloyd interim

Organizes Court of Honor refreshments