New Unit Organizer and Lifesaver Award


This virtual award is presented by the U.S. Scouting Service Project to the following named Scouters for helping to deliver the promise of Scouting by starting a new Scouting unit or by rescuing a Scouting unit that was in danger of folding.

(S) = started. (R) = rescued.
Scouter's NameCouncilDistrictUnit Started
or Rescued
Jeremy Jacobowitz
Michael Pezzella
Greater New York Council Founders District Troop 787 (S)
Ed Fink, UC Mid-Amrica Council Trailblazer District Troop 520 (S)
Paul Jennings, UC Mid-Amrica Council Trailblazer District Pack 254 (S)
Jack Schmidt, SM
James Graham, CC
Mid-Amrica Council Trailblazer District Troop 1270 (S)
Paul Johnson, CC
Marshall Gdula, SM
Gerald Welch, SA
David Mattocks, COR
LaLani Johnson, MC
Central Wyoming Wind River District Troop 4013 (S)
Steve Antolak
Joni Mack
Viking Council Northern Lights District Pack 575 (R)
Brian Conklin
Mike Bardo
Kevin Tippin
Bonnie Hartnett
Dan Hartnett
Tina Ambs
Lark Ambs
John Tucker
Chief Okemos Council Ojibwas District Troop 779 (S)
Michel C. Hunt, SM Inland Northwest Council Chinook District Troop 348 (S)
Leslie Sonkin
Mark DeSotto
Paul Lee
Mark Wrightington
Ted Tufano
Northern New Jersey Council Tantaqua District Pack 379 (R)
John J. Ricciardi, CM Gulf Ridge Council Withlacoochee District Pack 443 (S)
Sam Hunte
Michael Molina
Greater New York Council Founders District Troop 158 (R)
Morgan Colbert Greater Pittsburgh Council Mon Valley District 1423 (S)
Paul Judd Blackhawk Area Council Wetassa District Venture Crew 61 (S)
Allen Green Chickasaw Council Malmaison District Pack 4018 (R)

To add a name to this virtual plaque recognizing the efforts of dedicated Scouters to give youth the opportunity to enjoy Scouting send an e-mail to the webmaster with the following information:

  • Scouter's Name
  • Council Name
  • District Name
  • Type of Unit - Pack, Troop, Crew, etc.
  • Unit Number
  • Whether the unit was newly started or rescued

It's okay to nominate yourself too! We are always happy to add names to this online recognition award plaque.

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