|As everyone knows, Pine Tree Council has produced
thousands of outstanding volunteers who have distinguished themselves and
the council with their selfless and tireless efforts!!
The council has also produced a good number of outstanding
professional Scouters who have gone on make great contributions to the
BSA! Here’s a very brief list of some of the career Scouters who in Pine
Tree just before, during, or just after my time in Maine (1984-1992).
Recent retirees include Haynes Harbaugh Pine tree Council
Scout Executive who stepped down as National Director of Properties. Also,
former Scout Executive, Bob Denlinger who retired as Deputy Director of
the Central Region. Ray Sanders retired a year ago as Scout Executive in
Five PTC alums are currently serving as Scout Executives:
Harry Pokorny in Hartford, CT., Dennis Prefontaine in Framingham, MA.,
Joe Gallagher on Long Island, Marc Richardson in Princeton, NJ., and Eric
Magandantz in Chester County, PA.
Two others have served as Scout Executives and are
now filling other positions. Ken Hardy is Development Director in the Central
NJ Council, and Dana Kuhns is in the Scranton, PA council.
Two others have moved along to other non-profits, Tom
Peaco with the Maine Make-A-Wish Foundation and Dave Wendel with the Girl
We are all extremely proud of our time in your council
and discuss the good times we had there whenever we get together!!