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Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. They also oversee the unit charter renewal plan so that each unit reregisters on time with an optimum number of youth and adult members.

The Commissioner Concept

The commissioner is the liaison between the local council and Scouting units. The commissioner is successful when units effectively deliver the ideals of Scouting to their members. Specifically, a commissioner:

  • Builds relationships as a "friend to the unit", getting to know the people and character of the leadership team.
  • Provides connections to other units, District, Council and national resources.
  • Informs with up to date news from the District, Council and National organization.
  • Ensures all leaders are trained.
  • Offers friendly and timely assitance when challenges arise.
  • Is a resource for you!

Commissioner Leadership Team

Council Commissioner

Jim Blair
Work #: 303.795.9754
Cell #: 303.886.8450

District Commissioners

Scott MarkowitzArapahoe District
Cell #: 303.877.0916

Russ LarsonCentennial District
Home #: 303.699.6066

David OarFrontier District
Home #: 509.308.7865

Jason PettisGateway District
Cell #: 720-515-5793

Elden HodsonPioneer Trails District
Cell #: 303.810.9534

Scott JohnsonTimberline District
Home #: 303.989.5572

Toby WilliamsValley District
Cell #: 303.229.9909

Assistant Council Commissioners

Barb Quatermass, Administration and Training
Cell #: 720.299.1300

Joyce Saitta, After School Program
Home #: 720.940.5050

Royd Despain, LDS Relationships
Phone #: 303.932.1972

Lou Schornack, LEEP Team
Home #: 303.956.4826

Randy Bishop, Multi.Cultural
Home #: 303.469.7486

Meg Eacher, Roundtable
Phone # 540.454.8585

Dori HammerSpecial Needs
Home #: 303.904.8058

Kent KnightVenturing
Home #: 303.755.8032

Michael Cottrell, Youth Protection
Phone #: 303.423.9418

Mark Zoller, Information & Communications
Phone #: 303.912.9106

Commissioners in the Denver Area Council will find the National Resources link an invaluable site for the tools and information you need to better serve your units. Please check this site often as the events listing below will help keep you up to date on the activities and training sessions for commissioners.

For unit leaders, the Unit Resources page will contain a lot of the information and documents that will help your unit be successful.

For Commissioner Training events, please check here periodically.

Be A Better Commissioner! Advanced Training

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