Council Committees & Contacts

Council Operating Committees

The operating committees of the council oversee the implementation and support of the Scouting America program throughout the council’s territory.  Each committee has specific areas of responsibility under the direction of the council executive board and policies and procedures set by Scouting America.

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Activities & Civic Service

Volunteer Chair:  Jessica Castillo,
Staff Advisor:  Alex Stout, 304-366-3940,
Responsibilites:  camporees, single-day events, weekend events, service projects, service hours reporting

Advancement & Recognition

Volunteer ChairMarc Phillips,
Staff Advisor:  Alex Stout, 304-366-3940,
Responsibilites:  youth rank advancements, special accommodations for advancement, merit badge offerings, Eagle Scout process and boards of review, volunteer recognition, meritorious awards, council recognition event

Camping & Outdoor Program

Volunteer Chair:  Chad Barker,
Staff Advisor:  Alex Stout, 304-366-3940,
Responsibilites:  Camp Mountaineer summer camp programs, Order of the Arrow, campsite approvals for Cub Scouts, Cub Scout day camps, unit weekend camping, National Camp Accreditation Program (NCAP), short and long-term camp standards, ropes committee, shooting sports committee, aquatics committee


Volunteer Chair:  Dan Marner,
Staff Advisor:  Alex Stout, 304-366-3940,
Responsibilites:  adult & youth BSA trainings, Youth Protection Training and compliance, other training opportunities

Commissioner Corps

Volunteer Council Commissioner:  Tim Rumble,
Staff Advisor: Laurel Muhly-Alexander, 304-366-3940,
Responsibilites:  unit commissioners, Scouter Cracker Barrels, unit recharters, operating committee assistance to units


Volunteer Vice Presidentvacant
Staff Advisor
:  Alex Casey, 304-366-3940,
ResponsibilitesUnit Money-Earning Application approvals, council fundraising efforts, Friends of Scouting annual giving campaign,  spring product sale (syrup, mix, coffee), fall popcorn sale, Sporting Clays Classic, Distinguished Citizens Dinner (DCD), United Way partnerships, foundation/grant applications, James E. West fellowships

Enterprise Risk Management

Volunteer Vice President:  Dr. Carl Werntz,
Staff Advisor: Scott Hanson, 304-366-3940,
Responsibilites:  incident reporting, council’s supervising physician and health officers, insurance, program risk assessment


Volunteer Vice President:  Mark Cottrill,
Staff Advisor:  Scott Hanson, 304-366-3940,
:  council budget and financial statements, internal controls

Membership & Relationships

Volunteer Vice President:  Doug Rouster,
Staff Advisor:  Laurel Muhly-Alexander, 304-366-3940,
Responsibilites:  youth recruitment, new unit development, school  and community relationships


Volunteer Vice President:  Rick Sausen,
Staff Advisor: Scott Hanson, 304-366-3940,
Responsibilites:  facility maintenance and improvements at Camp Mountaineer and Council Service Center, pre and post camp inspections