Council President Jim Morgan
Council President Jim Morgan joined People Stretch Solutions after an extensive career in the graphic communications industry. As Managing Director/ Sales Growth Consulting, Jim leads the organization’s focus on sales transformation strategies for companies across multiple industries. Jim’s experiences as Sales Representative, Sales Manager, COO, President and business owner gives him unique insight into the sales and business development process. During his career he has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, federal agencies, non-profits and associations providing solutions to their complex business needs. Over 25 years Jim rose from Sales Executive to President of Balmar Inc., a $26MM printing and graphics company with over 300 employees and multiple locations. During that time, he was instrumental in the growth of the company through his leadership and vision. Jim believes that everyone must be invested in business development for today’s companies to grow and thrive. When not at work Jim is an avid supporter of the Boy Scouts of America. He was honored in 2010 with the NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award for distinguished service to his profession and community.
Council Commissioner Roy “Rick” Rogers
Roy “Rick” Rogers grew up in Rochester, MN, joining Cub Scouts in 1979. In Boy Scouts, Rick enjoyed many adventures, including winter camping in blizzard conditions, attending the 1981 National Jamboree, being inducted into the Order of the Arrow, and attaining Eagle in 1983. Rick’s experiences in an IBM Explorer Post introduced him to one of the first Personal Computer prototypes and cemented a lifelong love of Information Technology. Today Rick serves as a Vice President with an IT focus on educational assessments at Westat. Rick returned to Scouting in 2009 to give back to the movement that had influenced him so positively, and has served in many roles including Unit Commissioner, Assistant Council Commissioner, District Chairman, Crew Advisor, and Wood Badge staff. He has attended high adventure in Philmont, Northern Tier, and Sea Base. The friendships Rick has made with both youth and adults in Scouting have provided him with many blessings, illustrating the parable: “Give, and it shall be given to you.”
Scout Executive/CEO Craig Poland
Craig Poland joined NCAC in 2018. Previously, he served as Scout Executive and CEO of Minsi Trails Council, BSA in Allentown, Pennsylvania, a position he held for eight years. During his tenure there he increased Friends of Scouting 65% and special event fundraising 85%. The Council was annual gold achiever in JTE and was among the top councils in the nation with over 88% of all direct contact leaders trained. Prior to serving as Scout Executive, he served as Assistant Regional Director of Finance for the Northeast Region. Craig is a graduate of Shepherd University, is an Eagle Scout and a National Outstanding Eagle Scout. He and his wife Barbara have two adult children.