Commissioner Development Group

The Commissioner Development Group is responsible for development and maintenance of national training  and onboarding materials and processes that enable commissioners to ensure that every member of the BSA has a great Scouting experience.

Curriculum Review Team
The Curriculum Review Team coordinates a team of subject matter experts that develop and maintain both web-based and instructor-led training for commissioners.

Anna Tuohy Team Leader Chicago, IL
Kresha Alvarado College of Commissioner Science Curriculum Dallas, TX
Dave Fornadel Commissioner Basic Training Curriculum Dallas, TX
Roberta Hudson Quality Assurance Peoria, IL


National Commissioner Faculty – 2020
The National Commissioner Faculty is selected annually to develop and deliver national commissioner conferences at Philmont Training Center and Florida Sea Base and regional impact sessions.

NATIONAL CONFERENCES
Florida Sea Base
Rick Hillenbrand Applying Technology in Unit Service Commissioner Technology Chair Romney, WV
Darlene Sprague Applying Technology in Unit Service Commissioner Resources Chair Niagara Falls, NY
Philmont Training Center
Steve Serrott Empowering the Council Commissioner Team Faculty Lead Cedar Rapids, IA
Ken King Empowering the Council Commissioner Team Faculty Member Toms River, NJ
Kandra Dickerson Empowering the District Commissioner Team Faculty Lead Des Moines, IA
David Short Empowering the District Commissioner Team Faculty Member Wilmington, DE
Steven Lee A Strong Unit Commissioner Faculty Lead San Diego, CA
Ron Moore A Strong Unit Commissioner Faculty Member Birmingham, AL
Steve Swaine Serving All Units: Working with Venture Crews, Sea Scout Ships, and Explorer Posts & Clubs Faculty Lead Dallas, TX
Julia Mae-Shen Lesko

Serving All Units: Working with Venture Crews, Sea Scout Ships, and Explorer Posts & Clubs

Second Century Service

Faculty Member Washington, DC
Darlene Kihlberg

Second Century Service

Faculty Member Buffalo, NY
Jeff Bostwick

Recruiting and Engaging Commissioners

Faculty Lead San Diego, CA
Forrest Bjerkaas

Recruiting and Engaging Commissioners

Faculty Member Houston, TX
Sue Simmons

Starting, Sustaining and Growing Units

Faculty Lead Chicago, IL
Christopher Beaver

Starting, Sustaining and Growing Units

Faculty Member Madison, WI

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