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    Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed and maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. They also oversee the unit charter renewal plan so that each unit re-registers 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 assistance when challenges arise.
    • Is a resource for you!

    Commissioner Leadership Team

    Council Commissioner

    Mark Zoller
    Phone: 303.912.9106

    District Commissioners

    Cindy HamiltonArapahoe District
    Phone: 303.775.1939

    Josh GuttormsenCentennial District
    Phone: 303.585.1221

    CJ MaysFrontier District
    Phone: 303.748.1023

    Jason PettisGateway District
    Phone: 720.515.5793

    Joy HawkinsPioneer Trails District
    Phone: 720.989.7567

    Steve YexleyTimberline District
    Phone: 303.506.9210

    Mike GillValley District
    Phone: 303.619.4433

    Assistant Council Commissioners

    Doc Doolittle, Administration and Training
    Phone: 720.218.5113

    Joyce Saitta, Leadership Education & Assistance Programs
    Phone: 720.940.5050

    Royd Despain, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint Relationships
    Phone: 303.932.1972

    Scott Johnson, Scoutbook Champion
    Phone: 303.989.5572

    Scott Johnson, Roundtable
    Phone: 303.989.5572

    Dori HammerSpecial Needs
    Phone: 303.904.8058

    Kent KnightVenturing
    Phone: 303.755.8032

    Jason Pettis, Information & Communications
    Phone: 720.515.5793

    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.