Northeast Region Sections
The Northeast Region serves Arrowmen throughout the great Northeast, and the world, and is composed of lodges which span across Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Transatlantic councils, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.
Garrett Donais | Section Chief |
Garrett is an Eagle Scout and Brotherhood Honor member of Passaconaway Lodge of the Daniel Webster Council. Garrett currently serves as Section NE-1 Chief, and in the past has served as section vice chief, lodge chief, and as a member of the Northeast Region NLS Staff. Outside of Scouting, Garrett studies political science at Gettysburg College. A fun fact is that Garrett plays on the Gettysburg Club Frisbee Team!
Jim Ganley| Section Adviser |
Bio coming soon.
Alex Pillis| Section Chief |
Bob Waltz | Section Adviser |
Bob is an Eagle Scout, Vigil Honor member and Lodge Adviser for the Pocumtuc Lodge in the Western Massachusetts Council. He’s received the District Award of Merit and Silver Beaver, and is currently the Scoutmaster for Troop 57, Metacomet District Chairman, Unit Commissioner and Council VP of District Operations. Bob’s served as Scoutmaster for the Council’s last two Jamboree contingents, and just returned from a Philmont trek with his Troop. Bob is a graduate of Clarkson College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Carnegie Mellon University. He is a faculty member in the School of Continuing Education at Springfield Technical Community College.
Michael VanLoon| Section Chief |
Glenn Greubel | Section Adviser |
Glenn is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Buckskin Lodge 412 of the Theodore Roosevelt Council. He has been involved in Scouting since 1966 and was inducted into the Order as a youth in 1974. Glenn served his lodge as Lodge Adviser from 2007 until 2012 when he was appointed Associate Section Adviser. In 2013, he was appointed Section Adviser. Outside of the Order, Glenn has served his council as a Scoutmaster, High Adventure Director, and Properties Chairmen. He is a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. Glenn is a retired New York City Police Officer and has been a volunteer fireman for over 30 years. He resides in Merrick with his wife Lisa and his two sons Glenn and Mike who are both Eagle Scouts and Vigil Honor Brothers. Glenn's hobbies include boating and backpacking.
Silas Cochran | Section Chief |
Silas Cochran is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Tkaen Dod Lodge of the Five Rivers Council. Silas currently serves as Section NE-3A Chief, and in the past has served as lodge chief, section vice chief, and as a member of the Northeast Region NLS Staff. Silas has attended PRISM, NEXT, the 2018 NOAC, and a high adventure program at Florida Sea Base. He is also a recipient of the James E. West and Eagle Scout of the Year Awards. Additionally, Silas is a senior in high school and is planning to major in Environmental Policy Planning and Law at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry next year.
Rick Coloccia | Section Adviser |
Rick is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Tschipey Achtu Lodge, Seneca Waterways Council, of Rochester, New York. Rick started in Scouting in 1982 and in the Order in 1989. While a youth, Rick served as a ceremonialist, chapter chief and lodge chief. Rick served nine summers on summer camp staff during high school and college. As an adult, Rick has served the Order as conclave adviser, associate lodge adviser, section web adviser, associate section adviser and various other committee and officer adviser positions, before being appointed section adviser in 2015. Rick is active in his district as vice chair for communications and is a holder of the District Award of Merit. Rick also serves Scouting as scoutmaster in his Henrietta, NY troop. Outside of Scouting, Rick is a "problem captain" and judging official for the Odyssey of the Mind, an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Professionally, Rick oversees all voice and data communications systems at SUNY Geneseo. Rick holds a bachelor's degree from SUNY Geneseo, a master's degree in business administration from SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and is a recipient of the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service.
Braden Coffman| Section Chief |
Chris Wilkinson | Section Adviser |
Chris is an Eagle Scout, Founder's Award recipient, Centurion and Vigil Honor member of Otahnagon Lodge, Baden-Powell Council, Binghamton, NY. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree from LeMoyne College. He is the labor relations administrator for The Labor Alliance. In Scouting, Chris is currently a member of his council’s executive board.
Donald Kuziak | Section Chief |
Richard Eakin | Section Adviser |
"Deac" as all of his Scouting friends know him is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Langundowi Lodge 46 in the French Creek Council #532. He has served as Lodge Adviser, is a Unit Commissioner, and currently the Council Camping Committee Chairman. Deac has attended the two Leadership Summits, 14 NOACs, and attended Lodge Adviser Training at Philmont Training Center, is a holder of the District Award of merit, and has been honored with the Silver Beaver. Residing in rural western Pennsylvania with his wife Darlene, they served on the staff of the 2010 Campaganza for NE Area 4. When not Scouting this chemist can be found at work as owner and President of Analytical Testing Services, an independent petroleum-testing laboratory.
Braden Coffman| Section Chief |
Braden is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor Member of Wagion Lodge, Westmoreland-Fayette Council. Braden has served as trading post chairmen as well as secretary for his lodge. He has attended the 2015 and 2018 NOACs as well as the Summit debut at Prism in 2016. Braden also served as a trek guide member for the Operation Arrow Staff at the 2017 National Jamboree. He is currently studying engineering at Penn State University at the Fayette location.
Craig Spink | Section Adviser |
Bio coming soon.
Derek Porter | Section Chief
Derek Porter is an Eagle Scout and Brotherhood Honor member of Woapalanne Lodge of the Patriots’ Path Council. Derek currently serves as Section NE-5 Chief, and in the past has served as lodge chief, lodge secretary, and as a member of the Northeast Region NLS Staff. Derek has attended the 2018 NOAC and OA Wilderness Voyage at Northern Tier High Adventure Base. He is also a recipient of the Founder’s Award and has been called-out to receive the Vigil Honor. Additionally, Derek is a senior in high school and hopes to study law in college. When asked about his goals for the year, Derek said “I’m excited to work with the youth leadership of Section NE-5 as we strive to create high performing lodges!”
Wayne Hampton | Section Adviser |
Charlie Tribble | Section Chief |
Art Wildmann | Section Adviser |
Ean Dudley| Section Chief |
Scott Salvadore | Section Adviser |
Scott is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor from Monaken Lodge 103, but is currently serving on the Council Executive Board in Chester County Council and is an active member of Octoraro Lodge 22. Through his scouting career, Scott has served as a lodge committee chairman, chapter chief, ceremonialist, associate staff adviser, section staff adviser, lodge adviser, and has been to 12 NOACs, 9 Jamborees, and has participated in various trainings including NLS, NLATS, NCLS, and NEI. Outside of scouting, Scott owns and operates an environmental consulting firm and enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, stamp collecting, patch collecting, reading, and collecting old board games. If Scott were a popsicle, his flavor would be blue raspberry because it is slightly different and is the perfect mix of sweet and sour.