Area 6 Officers and Advisors
Vice President Administration
Vice President Program
Vice President Communications
Elizabeth is from Mason Dixon Council in Tomstown, PA. She most recently served as Area 6 Vice President of Program.
Elizabeth has earned her Star Scout rank and is a Brotherhood Honor member of Guneukitschik Lodge, serving as their Vice Chief of Communication.
Elizabeth is a rising Freshman at Penn State University majoring in Management. She looks forward to continuing the work done this past year in Area 6, by working closely with CVOA’s, and to plan and host our training and program events for Venturers in Area 6.
Thomas is from National Capital Area Council in Washington D.C. He most recently served as the National Capital Area Council VOA President.
Thomas has earned the rank of Eagle Scout and is a recipient of the Council and Area Venturing Leadership Awards. His goals for the upcoming term is to receive 100% Council JTE Submissions.
Paige is from Baltimore Area Council in Essex, MD. She most recently served as the Baltimore Area Council VOA President.
Paige has earned her Discovery Award and is working to achieve Pathfinder Award. Her goals for the upcoming term is to implement outdoor experiences into the Area's program and find alternate teaching methods by getting training activities back into the roots of outdoor scouting.
Delaney is from Baltimore Area Council in Pasadena, MD. She will be returning to the Area 6 VOA for a second term as Vice President of Communication.
Delaney is a Summit Award recipient and is working on her Quest, and Ranger Awards. Her goals for the upcoming term is to begin to aid Councils in establishing self-sustaining Council VOAs in order to grow enthusiasm and participation in Venturing in the Area.
Associate Advisor Administration
Associate Advisor Program
Associate Advisor Communications
Elaine is from Hawk Mountain Council and will return to the Area as the Area 6 VOA Advisor.
A firm believer of the scouting continuum, Elaine is an avid trainer and mentor, having staffed and directed several NYLT courses for her local council in addition to serving as Scoutmaster for a female Scouts BSA Troop. She is also the recipient of the Area Venturing Leadership Award.
Dawn Zacherl is from the National Capital Area Council in Sterling, VA and will be returning to the Area 6 VOA as Associate Advisor of Administration.
Involved since 1998, Dawn has served in nearly every adult position including, District Venturing Training Chair, the IOLS instructor team, and was NCAC’s Council VOA Advisor for several years. Dawn has earned her Wood Badge beads, Powderhorn, and is a recipient of the Venturing Leadership Award at the Council and Area level.
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Chris Castillo is from Baltimore Area Council in Baltimore, MD. He most recently served as the Baltimore Area Council Venturing Chair.
Chris has taken and directed Powderhorn, Wood Badge, and NYLT. He has also taught Leave No Trace training and staffed both Ecology and Outdoor Skills at National Camping School.
During his summers, Chris staffs at Lost Lake Scout Camp in Alaska and is a mathematics professor at Cecil College in North East, MD.