Section Advisers

Bob Walz –Section Adviser

Pocumtuc Lodge, Western Massachusetts Council

Bob is an Eagle Scout, Vigil Honor member and Lodge Adviser for the Pocumtuc Lodge in the Western Massachusetts Council.  He’s received the District Award of Merit and Silver Beaver, and is currently the Scoutmaster for Troop 57, Metacomet District Chairman, Unit Commissioner and Council VP of District Operations.  Bob’s served as Scoutmaster for the Council’s last two Jamboree contingents, and just returned from a Philmont trek with his Troop.  Bob is a graduate of Clarkson College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Carnegie Mellon University.  He is a faculty member in the School of Continuing Education at Springfield Technical Community College.

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Henry Frick –Associate Section Adviser

Half Moon Lodge, Rip Van Winkle Council

Henry Frick formerly served the Rip Van Winkle Council, BSA as Council Commissioner. He has previously served scouting as a merit badge counselor, Assistant Scoutmaster, Unit Commissioner and District Commissioner (Mohican District). He has received both the BSA District Award of Merit and BSA Silver Beaver award. He returned to scouting, having been in the program as a youth, when he was asked to be an interim Health Officer for “one week” during  Camp Tri-Mount’s summer camp season.  At Camp Tri-Mount he has served as summer camp Health Officer (2008 & 2009) and Camp Commissioner (2010 & 2011). He is a Vigil Honor Brother of Half Moon Lodge #28, serving as an Associate Lodge Adviser. 

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Lloyd Gallup –Associate Section Adviser

Owaneco Lodge, Connecticut Yankee Council

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Hunter McCormick – Section Staff Adviser

Pocumtuc Lodge, Western Massachusets Council

Hunter serves as the New England Territory Sales Representative for the National Supply Group. He is a Vigil Honor member, Founders Award recipient and Centurion Award recipient of the Pocumtuc Lodge, Western Massachusetts Council. Hunter has served as Lodge Staff Adviser for the former Moswetuset Lodge, Boston Minuteman Council and Pocumtuc Lodge, Western Massachusetts Council and is a former Lodge Chief of the Memsochet Lodge, Great Trails Council. He has attended NLS and NLATS, and served on the staff of multiple NOACs, National Scout Jamborees, and NLS courses. Hunter serves as Scoutmaster of Troop 23 in Great Barrington, MA and as a member of the Appalachian Trail District training committee. He is a graduate of Stonehill College and holds Bachelor’s degrees in Business Management and Systematic Philosophy.

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