Council Leadership

Council President Morgan H. Sullivan

Morgan H. Sullivan is a senior member of the JLL’s brokerage division. He focuses on tenant representation and specializes in acquisition, disposition and expansion related services, conducting market studies, feasibility and financial analysis, and lease negotiation. Morgan has an extensive background in commercial construction management. Prior to joining JLL, he participated in the management of more than one million square feet of commercial base building and interior construction in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. Morgan received a Masters degree in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor’s of Science from Bowling Green State University.

Council Commissioner Julia Mae-Shen Lesko

Julia Mae-Shen Lesko is the Council Commissioner and chief morale officer for the National Capital Area Council. A passionate trainer, she has served on several BSA national training task forces, and trained Scouts and Scouters from around the world at Philmont Training Center, Summit Bechtel Reserve, Florida Sea Base, and the National Order of the Arrow Conference. A Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow, Julia is also is the recipient of the Silver Buffalo Award, Silver Antelope Award, Silver Beaver Award, District Award of Merit, and numerous other square knots and training awards. Julia is the proud mother of an Eagle Scout and Order of the Arrow Vigil Honor member. She resides in Virginia with her wonderfully supportive Scouter husband, John, who enjoys being Julia’s aide-de-camp. Julia currently serves as Deputy Director for Case Management and Attorney Development at the U.S. Surface Transportation Board, where she has been regulating our nation’s freight railroads for over 33 years. Julia strives to ensure every member of the BSA has a great Scouting experience!

Scout Executive/CEO Mario Pérez

Mario Pérez was the Deputy Scout Executive/Chief Operating Officer of the NCAC for four years before being selected as Scout Executive. Previously, he was the Scout Executive/CEO of the Yucca Council, Boy Scouts of America. Yucca Council serves nearly 5,000 youth and over 2,200 volunteers throughout West Texas and Southern New Mexico. Over a twenty-one year career, Mario has successfully served four BSA Councils and helped to achieve Council objectives in the development and implementation of programs for Scouts of all ranks. His aptitude to work with youth and adults from diverse backgrounds and socio-economic conditions (rural, urban, multi-cultural, corporate, military etc.) has helped in the accomplishment of successful volunteer recruitment, youth membership growth, innovative fund-raising programs and creative youth program delivery.

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