Welcome Jeffrey Berger, NCAC's new Deputy Scout Executive!
Friday, September 13, 2013
We are pleased to announce that Jeffrey Berger has joined the National Capital Area Council serving as the Deputy Scout Executive.
Jeffrey grew up in the Scouting program in the St. Louis, Missouri area, earning his Eagle Scout Award and serving as a youth Lodge officer, and has received the Vigil Honor. He was recruited to the profession when he was a member of the camp staff. He attended Missouri Valley College and graduated with a double major, Human Service Agency Management and Recreation Administration. He also was certified by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance as a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP).
He began his professional Scouting career in Miami, Florida in April of 1994. The highlight of his career in South Florida was the Migrant Farm Family Scouting programs that grew to serve over 400 youth a year through neighborhood centers and local trained leadership. In 2001, he joined the Nevada Area Council in Reno, Nevada serving as Program Director then as Assistant Scout Executive. In 2007, he rejoined the South Florida Council in Miami, Florida to assist with extensive rebuilding after Hurricane Wilma and Katrina. In 2010, he was selected to serve as the Scout Executive for the Rocky Mountain Council based in Pueblo, Colorado.
The most significant accomplishments during his tenure in Colorado were the reduction of longterm debt from $577,000 to $77,000 and the recording of a conservation easement on the main camp property to protect and preserve the camp for future generations of Scouts. Several camp capacity projects were also completed, including new latrines, a shower house, and many kitchen capacity items. He will be joining the National Capital Area Council team as Deputy Scout Executive starting October 1st. He will be joined by his lovely wife Rosmery and their precious daughter Isla.
Please join me in congratulating Jeffrey Berger in his new position at National Capital Area Council!