2017 Lodge Executive Committee

 

 Ryan Moynihan
Chief

The lodge chief is the highest elected youth position in the lodge, and oversees all planning of lodge activities. He presides over the lodge executive committee (LEC) and ensures the committee adheres to the proper lodge policies. He represents the lodge at council and section level events, and serves as an example to the broader Scouting community. He serves a one-year term. 

 

Kenn Moynihan
Adviser

The lodge adviser serves as the adult leader for the lodge. He assists the lodge chief and LEC with the planning and running of the lodge; he secures associate advisers to assist. He serves as a representative on all council and section level related events. 

 

Erik Gunderson
Vice Chief
Program

The lodge vice chief of program is the second highest elected youth position in the lodge, and oversees all planning of lodge programs; he also handles administration. He serves on the LEC, determines the program interests of members, oversees the operational committees, and performs the duties of the lodge chief as needed. He serves a one-year term. 

 

Mark Otavka
Assoc. Adviser
to the Program Vice Chief

The associate lodge adviser of program serves as the adult adviser to the lodge vice chief of program, and assists with the execution of his duties. He serves as a member of the LEC, and is appointed by the lodge adviser. 

 

Braulio Resendiz
Vice Chief
Membership

The lodge vice chief of membership is the third highest elected youth position in the lodge, and oversees all aspects of lodge membership. He serves on the LEC, supervises the recruitment and election of new members, the progress to Brotherhood, and all matters relating to the ceremonies and dance teams. He serves a one-year term. 

 

Ned Farnkopf
Assoc. Adviser
to the Membership Vice Chief

The associate lodge adviser of membership serves as the adult adviser to the lodge vice chief of membership, and assists with the execution of his duties. He serves as a member of the LEC, and is appointed by the lodge adviser. 

 

Mike Fretz
Treasurer

The lodge treasurer is the fourth highest elected youth position in the lodge, and oversees all aspects of lodge finances. He serves on the LEC, accounts for all income and expenses (including reconciling the lodge’s account maintained at the council office), collects member's dues and other funds as appropriate, and manages the lodge trading post and other assets. He serves a one-year term. 

 

 

Peter Gilmore
Assoc. Adviser
to the Treasurer

The associate lodge adviser of finance serves as the adult adviser to the lodge treasurer, and assists with the execution of his duties. He serves as a member of the LEC, and is appointed by the lodge adviser. 

 

Jacob Blum
Secretary

The lodge secretary is the fifth highest elected youth position in the lodge, and oversees all aspects of lodge records. He serves on the LEC, records and publishes the minutes of LEC meetings and the business portion of lodge meetings, and is responsible for all lodge communications and record keeping. He serves a one-year term. 

 

Mischell Tong
Assoc. Adviser
to the Secretary

The associate lodge adviser of records serves as the adult adviser to the lodge secretary, and assists with the execution of his duties. She serves as a member of the LEC, and is appointed by the lodge adviser. 

 

Bryce Hanson
Immediate Past
Lodge Chief

The immediate past lodge chief serves as a voting member of the LEC so long as he is under the age of 21 following his term. He provides advice and assistance to the current chief, and may take on a special project to assist with lodge functions. The term "immediate" is dropped when his successor steps down as lodge chief. 

 

Michael Dybeck
Staff Adviser

Within the council, the Scout executive is the final authority over the Order of the Arrow and for this reason, holds the title of Supreme Chief of the Fire. In the Marin council, the Scout executive serves as the lodge staff adviser and provides guidance to the lodge adviser and the lodge leadership. It is the staff adviser’s role to see that the lodge adheres to national policy. He is a professional Scouter. 

Committee Leadership and Support Members

PROGRAM

Pinewood Derby Committee: Chair [VACANT] / Chris Cardinal, Adviser
Klondike Committee: Chair [VACANT] / Diane Brown, Adviser
Annual Banquet Committee: Ryan Moynihan, Chair / Mischell Tong, Adviser
Quartermaster: Bob Del Secco, Adviser
Chaplains Aid: Peter Bauer, Adviser

MEMBERSHIP

Unit Elections Committee: Zac Farnkopf, Chair / Kenn Moynihan, Adviser
Bridging Ceremony Committee: [VACANT], Co - Chairs / Mark Otavka, Adviser
Ceremonies Committee: Ryan Moynihan, Chair / Willy Coronado and Ned Farnkopf, Co - Advisers
Dance Team: Zac Farnkopf, Chair / Willy Coronado and Fred Bode, Co - Advisers
Ordeal to Brotherhood Conversion Committee: Chris Cardinal, Adviser
Vigil Selection Committee: Kenny Larsen, Chair / Robert Tong, Adviser

FINANCE / OPERATIONS

Ways and Means Committee: Mike Fretz, Chair / Peter Gilmore, Adviser
Webmaster: Michael Swalberg, Adviser
Communication / Administration: Robert Tong, Adviser