Pack 540 Committee Members

Leader Role Leader Name Contact
Chartered Organization Representative Bill Coffeen Email Bill
Cubmaster Kevin Luczynski Email Kevin
Assistant Cubmaster Alan Teague Email Alan
Committee Chair Emilio Matricciani Email Emilio
PR Chair/Webmaster Lindsey Paris Email Lindsey
Treasurer Erik Schmitz Email Erik
Advancement Chair Andy Saxon Email Andy
Quartermaster Brandon Janney  Email Brandon
Pack Trainer Terrell Tate  Email Terrell
Pinewood Derby Chairman German Suarez  Email German
Facilities Coordinator Curtis Jones  Email Curtis
Outings/Activities Chair Ben Amos Email Ben
The Cubmaster

In general, the Cubmaster (sometimes referred to as the unit leader) is the guiding hand behind the work of other pack leaders and serves as program adviser to the pack committee-a recruiter, a supervisor, a director, a planner, a motivator of other leaders.
Responsibilities:
• Complete Cubmaster Fast Start Training and Cub Scout Leader Basic Training. Attend
monthly roundtables.
• Complete BSA Youth Protection Training.
• Plan and help carry out the Cub Scout program in the pack. This includes leading the
monthly pack meeting, with the help of other leaders.
• See that the pack program, leaders, and Cub Scouts reflect positively the interests and
objectives of the chartered organization and the Boy Scouts of America.
· Work with the pack committee on program ideas, selecting and recruiting adult leaders and establishing a budget.
• Guide and support den leaders. See that they receive the required training for their position.
• Recruit den leader coaches as needed.
• Help establish and maintain good relationships with Boy Scout troops.
• Maintain good relationships with parents. Seek their support and include them in activities.
• See that Cub and Webelos Scouts receive a quality, year-round program that qualify the dens and pack for the National Summertime Pack Award.
• Guide Cub Scouts in goodwill and conservation projects.
• Work as a team with the pack committee chair to cultivate, educate, and motivate all pack
leaders and parents in Cub Scouting.
• Take part in the charter review meeting with a sponsor.
• Meet with Tiger Cubs and their adult partners prior to graduation to discuss Cub Scouting.
• Meet with the unit commissioner, Webelos den leader, and Scoutmaster to establish plans
for the Webelos-to-Scout plan.
• Conduct Webelos den induction and Arrow of Light Award ceremonies.
• Encourage high advancement standards for Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts.

The Assistant Cubmaster

Every pack should have at least one assistant Cubmaster. In most packs, two or three will be helpful, allowing the Cubmaster to divide the responsibilities.
Responsibilities:
• Assist the Cubmaster as needed. Be ready to fill in for the Cubmaster, if necessary.
• Complete Cubmaster Fast Start Training and Cub Scout Leader Basic Training. Attend
monthly roundtables.
• Complete BSA Youth Protection Training.
• Participate in pack meetings.
• Supervise den chiefs and see that they are trained.
• Work with neighborhood troops that supply den chiefs.
• Help inform pack leaders of training opportunities and arrange for them to attend training.
• Work with the pack committee to develop and promote an ongoing plan for recruiting.
• Work with the Cubmaster and pack committee on pack reregistration.
• Assist in pack activities such as dinners, pinewood, workshops, service
projects, etc.
• Work with the pack committee on outings to see that the pack and dens qualify for the
National Summertime Pack Award.
• Participate in the annual pack program planning conference and pack leaders’ meetings.

Pack Treasurer

• Help the pack committee and Cubmaster establish a sound financial program for the pack
with a pack budget plan.
• Open or maintain a bank account in the pack’s name and arrange for all transactions to be
signed by any two: Cubmaster, chair, secretary, or treasurer.
• Approve all budget expenditures. Check all disbursements against budget allowances, and
pay bills by check. The pack committee chair should approve bills before payment.
• Collect dues from Cub Scout and Webelos den leaders at the pack leaders’ meeting.
• Keep up-to-date financial records.
• Give leadership in developing a coordinated record-keeping system in the pack.
• Be responsible for thrift training within the pack.
• If a scout is unable to pay, work out a plan with the Cubmaster and pack committee so the scout might earn dues.
• Periodically report on the pack’s financial condition at the monthly pack meeting.
• Provide petty cash needed by leaders.
• Guide the pack in conducting council-approved, pack money-earning projects.

Pack Trainer

The pack trainer will be responsible for orientation of new Cub Scouts* parents and new leaders in the pack and will promote participation in district training opportunities. Pack trainers may also have a role in delivering the new basic training for Cub Scout leaders.
Responsibilities:
• Conducting orientation for new families and leaders
• Complete and arrange for BSA Youth Protection Training.
• Training each new leader and pack committee member for his or her position, using
materials provided by the BSA.
• Conducting other training as designated by the council
• Encouraging pack leaders to attend ongoing training, such as roundtables, pow wows,
outdoor skills training, youth protection training, and Wood Badge
• Remaining current with training material and program updates
• Keeping pack training records current
• The pack trainer’s goal is to have 100 percent of the pack and committee leaders trained in
their position responsibilities. New leaders and parents should receive orientation within one
week of joining the pack, and leaders should receive position training within 30 days.
• Support the policies of the Boy Scouts of America.
• Promote den chief attendance at den chief training.

Pack Advancement Chair

• Have a working knowledge of the Cub Scout and Webelos Scout advancement plans.
• Help plan and conduct induction and advancement recognition ceremonies.
• Train parents and pack in ways to stimulate Scout advancement.
• Arrange for Webelos graduation ceremonies
• Promote the use of Scoutbook to record Advancement.
• Collect Den Advancement Reports at pack leaders’ meetings
• Ordering badges and insignia from the local council service center.
• Promote Boys’ Life magazine as an aid to advancement.
• Promote wearing and proper use of uniform and insignia.

Pack Secretary/PR Chair

• Promote family participation in all pack events and special events.
• Publicize and promote pack participation in local projects with the chartered organization, school, and community.
• Publicize and promote pack participation in Scouting activities and Scout Sunday participation.
• Create recruiting fliers, pamphlets and emails  to invite new scouts to join.
• Uses a monthly pack newsletter to inform parents of pack plans.
• Provide pack announcements for regular release.
• Make use of the news media in publicizing pack events.
• Acquaint den leaders with contents of the ScoutBook.
• Keep notes on pack leaders and committee’ meetings. Record only key items such as things
needing follow-up or items for the history of the pack.
• Notify leaders of pack leaders’ meetings and other activities.
• Maintain the Pack Website
• Create content for social media channels

Quartermaster

• Update Pack equipment inventory quarterly.
• Keep equipment in good repair.
• Issue equipment and see that it is returned in good order.
• Suggest new or replacement items.
• Participate in outings. Attendance expectation 80%
• Maintain the Pack trailer

Pack Outings/Activities Chair

• Help the Cubmaster and Pack Committee plan and arrange for outdoor activities.
• Arrange for property, fire, and tour permits when required.
• Locate new picnic areas.
• Plan first aid for emergencies.
• Help arrange for equipment, as needed, and work with the Quartermaster.
• Arrange for Safe Swim Defense implementation for all outings involving swimming.
• Plan outings to help pack and dens qualify for National Summertime Pack Award.
• Help inform parents about opportunities for family camping.
• Assist in the promotion of day camp and resident camp opportunities.
• Complete BSA Youth Protection Training.
• Be aware of BSA health and safety requirements and see that these are carried out.
• Know and carry out BSA outdoor program policy related to Cub Scouting.

The Cub Scout Den Leader

• Give leadership in carrying out the pack program in the den.
• Complete Den Leader Fast Start Training and Cub Scout Leader Basic Training. Attend
monthly roundtables.
• Complete BSA Youth Protection Training.
• Lead the den in its participation at pack meetings.
• Cooperate with the Cubmaster (or assistant Cubmaster) in recruiting new boys.
• Provide meaningful jobs for the denner so they can learn responsibility
and gain satisfaction from their efforts.
• Collect weekly den dues and turn them in to the pack treasurer at monthly pack leaders’
meetings (or to the den leader coach at monthly den leader-den leader coach meetings). Keep
accurate records of den dues and attendance.
• Help the den and pack earn the National Summertime Pack Award.
• Help establish a close working relationship with the assistant den leader and den chief,
functioning as a den leadership team.
• Develop a good working relationship with den parents and families. Use their talents to help
enrich the den program. Hold den parents’ meetings as often as needed to get acquainted and
strengthen den operation. Have open communications with den families.
• See that a leader is available for all den meetings and activities. Call on the assistant den
leader or den leader coach to fill in when necessary.
• Take part in the annual pack program planning conference and pack leaders’ meetings (or
den leader-den leader coach meetings).
• Help set a good example for the boys by behavior, attitude, and proper uniforming.
• Support the policies of the Boy Scouts of America.

The Assistant Den Leader

Each den should have at least one assistant den leader, and more if needed.
Responsibilities: The assistant Cub Scout den leader’s responsibilities are to:
• Assist the den leader as needed.
• Be ready to fill in for the den leader in case of emergency.
• Help establish a close working relationship with the den leader and den chief, functioning as
a den leadership team.
• Complete Den Leader Fast Start Training and Cub Scout Leader Basic Training.
• Complete BSA Youth Protection Training.
• Attend pack meetings and assist as needed.
• Take part in the annual pack program planning conference and pack leaders’ meetings (or
den leader-den leader coach meetings).
• Work in harmony with other den and pack leaders.
• Support the policies of the Boy Scouts of America.
The assistant Cub Scout den leader shares the work of the Cub Scout den leader and may be
called upon to serve as a parent contact or record keeper, or to handle other details of the den
operation.