Advancement Committee, Policies & Forms


Council Advancement Chair: Jon Tenney


District Advancement Chairs

Canyons District Chair: Warren Ownes

Serving the Communities of Anaheim Hills, El Modena, Modjeska, Orange, Silverado Canyon, Tustin, and Villa Park

El Camino Real District Chair: Don Murr  and Tim Gunnemann

Serving the Communities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, Monarch Beach, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, and San Onofre

El Capitan District Chair: Huong Do

Serving the Communities of Garden Grove, and portions of Stanton

Los Amigos District Chair: Dale Zimmerman
Serving the Communities of Fullerton, and La Habra

Orange Frontier District Chair: Chris Hess

Serving the Communities of portions of Anaheim, portions of Buena Park, Cypress, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Midway City, Rossmore, Seal Beach, portions of Stanton, Sunset Beach, and Westminster

Pacifica District Chair: Ed Hill

Serving the Communities of Fountain Valley, and Huntington Beach

Portola District Chair: Steven M. Kernes

Serving the Communities of Atwood, Brea, Placentia, and Yorba Linda

Del Mar District Chair: Kenny Kershaw

Serving the Communities of Balboa, Corona Del Mar, Costa Mesa, Lido Isle, Newport Beach, and Santa Ana

Rancho San Joaquin District Chair: Fred Webb

Serving the Irvine Community

Saddleback District Chair: Paul Mondello

Serving the Communities of Coto de Caza, El Toro, Foothill Ranch, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Hills, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Portola Hills, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Trabuco Canyon

Sea Scout District Chair: Denise Erwin

Serving the Sea Scout Ships of Orange County.

Tiburon District Chair: Tom Clements

Serving Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills and Laguna Woods communities of Orange County.

Specialty Areas

Bobcat, Tigers, Wolves, Bears & WEBELOS Scout Specialist: Jo Golcher
Merit Badge Specialist:
Venturing: Phyllis Raines
Venturing El Capitan: Barbara Gibson
LDS Relations: Jon Tenney
Special Needs: Anne McEligot
Policies and Procedures: Jim Stewart
Council Staff Adviser: Open
Council Program Chair: Mark Willie
Webmaster: Dave Exter - Mark Pugh

Advancement Documents

The Complete List of Council Advancement Committee Policies

1. Group Merit Badge InstructionsPolicy, – an Acrobat PDF document.

2. Group Merit Badge Instructions SupplementalPolicy, – an Acrobat PDF document.

3. Application for Group Merit Badge DayPolicy, – an Acrobat PDF document.

4. Items to include in the Group Merit Badge Day FlyerPolicy, an Acrobat PDF document. 

5. Minimum Prerequisites for Group Merit Badge Days 7.12.14 – Policy, an Acrobat PDF document. 

6. Blue Card Replacement Policy, an Acrobat PDF document, revision 10/15/11.

7. Activity Consent Form and Approval by Parents or Legal Guardian Form an Acrobat PDF fallible document, Form N0. 19-673.

8. Eagle Scout Board of Review Extension Beyond 18th Birthday Form an Acrobat PDF fallible document, Form N0. 512-077.

9. Group Merit Badge Day Documents 7.19.2014 (TEMP)


If you have any questions on any of the above documents, please contact your District Advancement Chair.
Rev: 07/19/14