Council Leadership – Executive Board

New Birth of Freedom Council Officers

Council President William F. McQuade
Council Commissioner Thomas A. Steckbeck
Treasurer Vacant
Secretary / CEO / Scout Executive Ronald M. Gardner, Jr.
Vice President – Administration Vacant
Vice President – Alumni Relations Mark S. Robertson
Vice President – Camping David Wyrwas
Vice President – District Operations Shawn Leppo
Vice President – Family Scouting Wesley E. Garrod
Vice President – Fund Development Matthew M. Haar
Vice President – Marketing & Communications Vacant
Vice President – Membership & Relationships J. Craig Raisner
Vice President – Program  Randall K. Cline
Vice President – Properties Stephen A. Wilt
Vice President – STEM/Exploring Vacant

 Executive Board Members

David Bedard
Harold Booth, Jr.
Alan R. Boynton, Jr.
Scott Cantor
Keith A. Clark
Jeffrey B. Engle
Thomas J. Fowlston
Evan J. Forrester
Brian S. Funkhouser
James D. George
Shawn Gooden
Hon. Glen R. Grell
Michael W. Hassell
Dr. Franklin R. Herron
Jeffrey R. Hines
John M. Kotchish
Jeffrey D. Lobach
John J. Luciani
Blake A. Lynch
Hon. Ronald E. Miller
Dr. Kevin H. Mosser
Harold W. Nightwine
Matthew Otto (Youth Rep.)
James B. Pannebaker
Hon. Todd R. Platts
Thomas J. Porsch
Joseph Robinson
Michael V.Z. Summers
Julian Tolbert
Dr. J. Rory Tucker
Jan L. Wagner
M. Arthur Williams
Charles L. Zitnick, Jr.

District Chairs

Battlefield Shawn Leppo
Conococheague Mark A. Lee
Heritage Trail Albert T. Gohn, Jr.
Keystone Capital J. Scot Chadwick
Pioneer Robert L. Badders

How to Contact Our Volunteer Council Officers

If you’d like to directly contact one of our volunteer council officers, please use the contact form below, selecting the officer you wish to communicate with using the drop-down menu provided in the form.

Please keep in mind that Council officers and members of the Executive Board are charged with the overall governance of the organization. The Council’s day-to-day operations are managed by members of the Council’s staff.

If your message requires an immediate response, please contact the appropriate member of our staff. Please refer to our staff directory at or use this contact form – to contact a member of our staff.

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