Texas Skies District Leadership

District Key 3

Position Name Phone
District Chair  John Fortier  
District Vice-Chair Open  
District Director  Juan Hernandez 713-726-6109
District Executive Open  
District Commissioner Sam Randolph  
          Boy Scout Roundtable Commissioner Rick Davison 281-392-6580
          Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner Sean Montano  
          Program Review Donna Coselli  
          Assistant District Commissioner Cindy Yaklin  
          Assistant District Commissioner - LDS Tim Gebauer  

Administration & Finance Committee

Administration & Finance Chair

Zach Whitehurst

          Database/Application Manager Barbara Smerz  
          Enterprise Risk Management Chair Philip Cox 832-808-1939
          Friends of Scouting Chair Open  
                      Request and FOS Presentation    
          Nominating Chair Paul Huttenhoff  
          Popcorn Chair Open  
          Publicity/Newsletter Chair Cindy Yaklin  
          Scout Fair Chair Amy Kagay  
          Webmaster Zach Whitehurst  

Membership Committee

Membership Chair

Norma Joe

          Family Scouting Chair Aaron Voges 713-446-5145
          Membership Officer Open  
          School Night for Scouting Open  
                        Request Fall Recruiting NIght Fliers    
                        Request Fall Recruiting NIght Fliers    
          Webelos to Scout Transition Open  
          Scout to Venturer Transition Open  

Program Committee

Program Chair

Joe Dante


Lion Champion    
Training Chair James Yaklin 281-513-9786
          Cub Scout Leader Training Jeff Wellman  
          Boy Scout Leader Training Rob Gabrielson  
          BALOO / Outdoor Leader Training Matt Estes  
Advancement and Recognition Chair Ryan Missman  
          Merit Badge Counselors Available via Scoutbook.com  
          Merit Badge Fair Chair Ray Terry 832-520-1336
          Eagle Scout Board of Review Will Schmidt  
          Eagle Scout Project Review Ryan Missman (Request a Review)  
          Eagle Scout Representative (ESA-SHAC) Ryan Missman  
          Religious Emblem Chair Joe Dante 832-859-6007
          Adult Recognition Open  
          District Dinner Chair Open  
Activities and Civic Service Chair Open  
          Scouting for Food Chair Michael Justilian 713-203-4252
          District Pinewood Derby Chair Open  
          District First Aid Meet Chair Simon Jackson  
          Cuboree and Tiger Day Chair Van Odell  
          Day Camp Director Kendell Mitchell  
          Webelos Woods Chair Rob Clausing  
          Camporee Chair Daryl Peterson  
          Rocket Day Chair Joseph Dante  
          Scout Nights Lisa Davies  
          Order of the Arrow Adviser Christian Smerz 832-746-9520
                         Request an Arrow of Light Ceremony    
                         Request an OA Election    
          Order of the Arrow Skills Discovery Chair Christian Smerz 832-746-9520


Eagle Scout Project Review

Ready to submit your Eagle Scout Project for council/district approval? Please create an email (be sure to include your name, troop number, a scanned copy of your Eagle Project workbook - including the signed signatures page), CC your parent or adult leader, and send the email to eagle-project@texas-skies.org. We will be sure to respond within 1-2 weekdays. You can use the following information for the council/district contact info: Ryan Missman, 2225 N Loop West, Houston, TX 77008, (713) 659-8111. We will conduct all initial communication via email and then we will identify available times to meet to discuss your project and get it approved. For more info, please visit SHAC Advancing from Life to Eagle.


Interested in joining?

Scouters and parents are encouraged to attend roundtable to learn more about the many positions at the district level. A focused effort once a month could make a big difference for the entire district. Learn more about district committee and the roles and overall district operations.

Roundtable / District Committee Meetings           District Operations (SHAC)

Council Number 576
Boy Scouts of America

Cockrell Scout Center
2225 N Loop W
Houston, Texas 77008-1311

(713) 659-8111
(713) 659-6729 (fax)

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (excluding holidays)

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