Who’s Who

Posted by zachary b on April 5, 2015

Who’s Who in Troop 16 & Where do I Get the Information?

Logon to the system to view the person’s contact information (email address and phone number).

imageScoutmaster (SM): Mrs. Sonya Lipman

· Adult Leader in charge of the boys and the program and responsible for the growth and learning of all Scouts; Leader of the Dirty Socks Patrol. The Senior Patrol Leader reports to the Scoutmaster, find ways to help them.

Vice Scoutmasters: Mr. Brian Hardy and Mr. Greg Braford

· Second in command to the Scoutmaster. Assumes leadership of the boys and the program when the Scoutmaster is not available. Find ways to help them.

imageFirst Year Scouts Scoutmaster: Mr. Ron Carlson

· Helps first year Scouts to enter the Troop and succeed in their first year to achieve First Class rank. Ask him about anything having to do with new Scouts.

Asst. Scoutmaster, Summer Camp Coordinator: Mr. Nate Smith

Coordinates all details regarding Summer Camp. Communicates with the Camp, makes sure payments are made, and estimates number of Scouts who will attend. Communicates with parents and Scouts, letting them know how to prepare for camp. Ask him about Summer Camp.

Asst. Scoutmaster, High Adventure: Mr. Dave Ermentraut

· Coordinates and promotes high adventure programs within the overall program. Works to get T16 into at least one high adventure base each year. Researches and sets up high adventure programs throughout the year on a quarterly basis. Bring him high adventure ideas and ask him about high adventure trips.

Asst. Scoutmaster, Life to Eagle:

Mr. Michael Pearson,imageMr. Ron Carlson, and Mr. HayesMr. Jason Hayes

· Works with Life Scouts to navigate the trail to Eagle. Knows who to call at the District. Helps identify and authorize Eagle Projects before they are brought to the Scoutmaster and Committee. Recommends candidates to the Scoutmaster. Speak to him as soon as you become a Life Scout.

Asst. Scoutmaster and Committee Member, Camping Coordinator: Mr. Greg Sanford

· Coordinates all campouts throughout the year. Assists and guides the Camping Champions that take ownership of each campout. Makes sure the location is scouted, the fees are paid, safety is considered, and transportation has been secured. Ask him if you can champion a campout.

Charter Organization Representative: Mr. Sid Hughes

· Representative of the Church to the Troop. Acts as liaison and communicates Church’s position to the Troop. Helps communicate with Church leadership. The Troop Committee Chairman works for him. Help him work with the Church.

image Troop Committee Chair: Mrs. Noelle Baldwin, and Chair in Training: Mrs. Colleen Combest

· Leader of Troop Committee and in charge of working with adults, parents, and others who support the Troop. The Scoutmaster’s boss. Find ways to help her. Bring her issues regarding adults.

Merit Badge Coordinator: Mr. Charles Faust

· Coordinates Merit Badges for the Troop. Arranges and manages Merit Badge Counselors, promotes including merit badge subjects into the program, and works with Scouts on Merit Badge Colleges and Summer Camp. Ask her about merit badges and offer to be a counselor.

New Member Coordinator: Mr. Matthew and Mrs. Dana Stuart

· Works with Webelos and other boys interested in joining the Troop. Answers questions from folks wanting to know more about Boy Scouting. Talk to Matthew or Dana if you are looking to join.

Treasurer: Mr. Ed Chipman

· Manages the Troop’s books, takes money, and delivers the financial report to the Committee. Give him your money for campouts and whatever else.

Transportation Coordinator: Mr. Brian Nash

· Ensures that tour permits are filed and approved. Makes sure that drivers are properly registered and insurance information is up to date. Give all transportation forms to him

Training Coordinator: Mrs. Lynn Wagner

· Maintains records of adult leader training. Sets up and promotes training opportunities. Identifies if training is needed or expires. Give your training cards to her.

Medical Records Coordinator: Mr. Aaron and Mrs. Aisha Goedeker

Maintains confidential medical records for all members of the Troop. Identifies when medical forms have expired and contacts Scouts and Adults to obtain. Identifies who doesn’t have adequate forms and informs the Scoutmaster to keep those persons from attending camping events until they do. Issues the Med Forms to leader in charge of each campout. Give them your med forms.

Popcorn “Kernel” & Community Service Project Coordinator: Ms. Stacie Arambula

Manages the annual Boy Scout Popcorn sale. Encourages boys to sell, handles money, coordinates pick-up and delivery of popcorn.  She also makes sure our Scouts’ hard work is documented in Troop Track – from individual, to Troop, to Eagle Scout project community service projects.

Class B Apparel Coordinator: Mrs. Francie Carlson

· Handles the selection of shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, etc. with the Troop’s logo and Scout’s name embroidered. Takes orders, handles the money, manages the order. Buy stuff from her.

Webmaster: Mr. Jeff Gibbs

· Maintains the Troop’s Website. Manages all links except the main page, which is managed by the Scoutmaster. Contact him with photos and other things to be posted (not announcements)

 Equipment Coordinator: Mr. Joshua Lipman

· Manages the Troop’s equipment and trailers. Offer to help him.

Advancement Chairmen: Mr. Rik Day

· Manages all rank advancement. Conducts and coordinates Boards of Review. Works with the Scoutmaster to identify coaching gaps. Tell your Scout to talk to him before asking for a Scoutmaster Conference.

Troop Software Coordinator: Mr. Carl Meilahn

· Manages the Troop 16 advancement and activity recording/reporting software. Works with other units on scout transfer applications. Make sure your information is up-to-date with him.

Scout Accounts Manager: Mr. Matthew and Mrs. Dana Stuart

· Manages the tracking of money into and out of scout accounts. In charge of selling King Soopers reloadable gift cards and tracking rebates received as a result. Check with them to 1) find out your scout account balance, and 2) make sure your information is up-to-date.

What am I expected to do as a parent in Troop 16?

· Attend troop meetings as much as possible

· Be involved in whatever capacity you can

· Support your scout in his endeavors

· Check the troop website regularly at www.bsa16.org

· Communicate with the appropriate person listed above for any questions

· Come to our Committee meetings when possible

· Keep your contact information up to date in the Troop 16 software Volunteer/Opportunities for Parents In order to successfully run a troop the size of Troop 16, we need as many parents involved as we can possibly get. We have a variety of opportunities available for whatever level of time you are willing to give.

Troop 16 - Parker's High Adventure Troop