Serving youth through community organizations in Pembina, Walsh, Grand Forks, Traill, Nelson, Ramsey, Towner & Cavalier counties in Northeast North Dakota and now serving youth in Polk, Marshall, Red Lake, Pennington, Kittson, and Roseau Counties of Northwestern Minnesota
District 8 Leadership
|District Chairman||Mark Nelson||(218) 779-3329|
|District Commissioner||Thomas Henderson||(701) 775-6741|
|Asst. District Commissioner East||Cameron Carlson||(218) 686-9174|
|Asst. District Commissioner West||Steve Shark||(701) 866-2121|
|District Director||Thomas Huether||(406) 780-0690 cell|
|District Executive||Mark Landa||(701) 739-2362 cell|
|Office Assistant||Alicia Haar||(701) 775-3189|
|Director of Field Service||Darin Steindl||(701) 499-4653 cell|
Grand Forks Service Center
Northern Lights Council
Boy Scouts of America Phone: (701) 775-3189
1701 Cherry Street Fax: (701) 775-0862
Grand Forks, ND 58201 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Closed: Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Holidays
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|Richard McCartney Named Scout Executive of the Northern Lights Council|
Richard McCartney has been named Scout Executive of the Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America, effective April 1, 2019.
Rich began his Scouting career as District Executive at the Genesee Council in Batavia, NY. He moved on to become a Senior District Executive, District Director, Field Director, and Assistant Director of Field Service with the Otetiana Council, Rochester, NY. He was promoted to Director of Support Services of the Denver Area Council, Denver, CO. In 2005 he was selected as Scout Executive of the Moraine Trails Council, Butler, PA. In 2009 he became Scout Executive of the Greater Yosemite Council in Modesto, CA where he served until February 2017, when he began his current position as Area Director for Area 6 of the Western Region.
Rich is an Eagle Scout who enjoys cooking, exercise, hunting, fishing, backpacking, and music. Rich and his wife, Melinda, have two children, Raymond 22 and Ian 17.
"I am looking forward to joining the Northern Lights Council, Rich McCartney said. This is an outstanding Boy Scout Council because of the great work of thousands of volunteers and parents, enhanced by a talented team of executive and support staff. Our focus will be to continue to deliver character and leadership rich programs based on the mission of Scouting to prepare young people to make moral and ethical decisions in their lifetimes, by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law”.
Please join us in congratulating Rich as he joins us in delivering quality Scouting experiences to the young people of the communities we serve.