National Committee Members

National Committee Members from the Northeast Region


Matt Bell National Events Matt has been in the Scouting program since he began as a 6 year old Tiger Cub. He went on to earn his Arrow of Light and to become an Eagle Scout. Matt is currently studying geology at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, concentrating in engineering and soil and water conservation. Matt’s hope is to have a job in the field that allows him to work outside and enjoy the natural world that he loves.


Bob Black Region Chairman Bob is an Eagle Scout, and has been awarded the Vigil Honor and Founder's Award by Otahnagon Lodge, Baden-Powell Council. Bob has served as lodge adviser, section adviser, council vice president, a member of the Area 3 Communications Committee, the adviser to the National Digital Media Team, a member of the National Region and Section Operations Subcommittee, and has held leadership roles in several national events. Bob has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award and the Silver Beaver. He resides in Vestal, NY, and professionally, is a program manager for defense contractor BAE Systems. You can contact Bob at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Mark J. Chilutti Development Mark is an Eagle Scout, and has received the Vigil Honor and Founder's Award from Unami Lodge. As a youth, he served as lodge chief, section vice chief, section chief, and as a national conference vice chief. As an adult he has served as lodge adviser, council vice president, area 5 vice president, and as a member of the National Training Task Force, the Special Needs Scouting Task Force, the Youth Development Committee, and the Northeast Region Board. Mark has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award, the District Award of Merit, the Silver Beaver, and the Silver Antelope. He resides in Philadelphia with his wife Jayne, and professionally, is the assistant vice president of development for the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation.


Donald J. Cunningham Development and Financial Operations Donald is an Eagle Scout, Vigil Honor member, and Founder’s Award recipient of Kintecoying Lodge of the Greater New York Councils (GNYC) where he was instrumental in the consolidation of New York City’s five OA lodges. Donald is an executive board member of both GNYC and the Manhattan Council and is Vice Chairman of the national Scouting Alumni Association. He was elected national OA chief in 2001. Donald is a recipient of the OA’s Distinguished Service Award and the Silver Beaver Award, and is an OA legacy fellow. He directed and produced GNYC’s “Times Square Jamboree” in 2010, served as Deputy Conference Chairman at NOAC 2009, and has had two stints as a NOAC Lead Adviser (NESA@NOAC in 2012 and Centennial Celebrations in 2015). Professionally, Donald is the Director of Operations for a private family office in Manhattan. He is a member of Holland Lodge No. 8 F&AM, and the Union League Club of NY.


Dr. Kenneth P. Davis National Events Ken is an Eagle Scout, Air Explorer Silver Award recipient, Vigil Honor and Founders Award recipient from Amangamek-Wipit Lodge of the National Capital Area Council where he is an Executive Board member. He served as the Southeast Region OA chairman (1974-82) and the vice chairman for lodge operations (1985-88). He is the author of three editions of the History of the Order of the Arrow, the History of Wood Badge, and the History of the Philmont Staff Association. He has served on multiple Wood Badge and National Camp School staffs. His adult recognitions include the District Award of Merit, the Silver Beaver, the  Silver Antelope, the OA Distinguished Service Award, the Silver  Buffalo, and the Hornaday Gold Badge.  He is currently a Vice President of Area 6, and a member of the region advisory board.  Ken retired from the US Department of Defense in 2002 after 30 years, and from the US Army/Army Reserve as a Colonel with 31 years of service.


Darrell W. Donahue Outdoor Programs Darrell is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member. He currently resides in Maine where he is a member of Pamola Lodge of Katahdin Area Council. He currently serves on the Katahdin Area Council Executive Board and is also a member of the National BSA Health & Safety Committee. He has served as the associate section adviser for NE-1A. Darrell has been involved in training in Scouting and our Order where he has served as a Wood Badge Course Director as well as Scoutmaster of two Junior Leader Trainings. He has served on several National Camping School, Wood Badge, and National Leadership Seminar staffs. Darrell has also staffed several NOACs, Indian Summer and National Jamborees. Darrell is a recipient of the Silver Beaver and Distinguished Service Award.


Anthony J. Fiori Marketing and Communication Tony is a Eagle Scout, Vigil Honor member and Founder’s Award recipient from Shu-Shu-Gah Lodge, Greater New York Councils in New York City. He is currently the vice president, program for the Greater New York Councils and a member of its executive board. Tony chairs the council’s program committee and previously served as chairman of the GNYC 100th Anniversary Committee where he was responsible for the design and implementation of the council’s Times Square jamboree. Tony is a former section associate adviser from NE-2C and served as the Western Region Chief in 1996. He is also a recipient of the Order’s Distinguished Service Award, the Silver Beaver, and is a James E. West Fellow. Outside of Scouting, Tony serves as the president of the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni and the treasurer of the UC San Diego Alumni Association. He is a director at Manatt Health Solutions, an interdisciplinary law and consulting practice at Manatt, Phelps and Phillips, where he is recognized as an expert in health care policy and finance.


Dr. Carl A. Marchetti Vice Chairman of Founders' Council Carl is a Vigil Honor member from NA Tsi Hi Lodge, Monmouth Council. From Ocean Township, NJ, Carl has served as national chairman, lodge chief, section chief, lodge adviser, and area adviser. Carl has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award and has been awarded the Silver Beaver, Silver Antelope, and Silver Buffalo awards. Carl was also presented with the Order's Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2004 NOAC.


Kaylene Trick Financial Operations Kaylene is a Vigil Honor member of Woapeu Sisilija Lodge, Susquehanna Council, and hails from New Berlin, PA. She has served in various positions in the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing programs. Currently, Kay is serving her council as vice president of program, and also serves on the Area 4 Committee. She has served on staff at national Scouting events, including NOAC, Arrow Corp5, OA Summit Corp, Indian Summer, National and World Jamborees, NLATS Staff, and the Philmont Leadership Challenge Pilot Course.  She has also trekked and staffed Philmont Scout Ranch and is active with Wood Badge. Kay is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, Distinguished Commissioner Award, Silver Antelope, Silver Beaver, District Award of Merit, Lutheran Lamb Award, International Scouters Award, and the James West Fellowship. Most of all, she is the proud Mom of an Eagle Scout.


Scott Valcourt Training Scott is an Eagle Scout, and has been awarded the Vigil Honor and the first Founder's Award in Madockawanda Lodge, Pine Tree Council. As a youth, he has served as a chapter chief, lodge vice chief, lodge chief, section vice chief, section chief, and a national conference vice chief (CVC).  As an adult, he is the Scoutmaster of Troop 312 in North Berwick, ME and has also served as chapter adviser, district committee, lodge committee adviser, council committee, area committee, associate section adviser, section adviser and adviser to several national event subcommittees.  Scott is a recipient of the District Award of Merit and the National Distinguished Service Award. Professionally, Scott is the Director of Strategic Technology and an Adjunct Faculty member in the Computer Science Department of the University of New Hampshire. Residing in Berwick, ME, in his spare time, he enjoys gardening, hiking and spending time with his family.


Region Leadership

Northeast Region

Jon Hagenow

Northeast Region

Bob Black

Northeast Region
Staff Adviser

Steve Sawyer