Staff Directory

The Scout Executive/CEO is hired by the Council Executive Board to give overall administrative and program direction to the Council, including the hiring of staff. The council staff is responsible for supporting volunteers in carrying out the Mission and programs of the Boy Scouts of America.

Scout Executive/CEO

Richard McCartney

(701) 293-5011

(701) 552-1822

Director of Field Service/COO

Darin Steindl

(701) 499-0646

(218) 979-4653

Supervises Oxcart Trails & Lakes districts and oversees day-to-day operations of the council

Asst. Director of Field Service

Rob Gilkerson

(701) 223-7204 Ext. 2

(701) 557-3920

Supervises Roughrider, Tomahawk, Frontier Trails & Great Plains districts

Field Director (East)

Thomas Huether

(406) 780-0690

Supervises Lake Agassiz & Northern Sky districts


Council Field Staff

Carleton Borden, District Executive - Great Plains

(701) 566-0231

Shaun Grover, District Executive - Northern Sky

(701) 367-7965

Melissa Halda, District Executive - Oxcart Trails

(218) 252-8706

Ryan Hansen, District Executive - Northern Sky

(218) 770-7505

Paul Maloney, District Executive - Frontier Trails

(701) 220-7959

Lane Schirado, District Executive - Lake Agassiz

(701) 552-0379

Barb Shockey, District Executive - Roughrider

(360) 791-3942

Brenda Thomson, District Executive - Lakes

(320) 760-5605

Megan Wiesneski, District Director - Northern Sky

(701) 499-0645

(701) 446-7795

Districts/Staff

03 Oxcart Trails - Melissa Halda, DE

04 Lakes - Brenda Thomson, DE

05 Northern Sky - Megan Wiesneski, DD; Shaun Grover, DE; Ryan Hansen, DE

08 Lake Agassiz - Thomas Huether, FD; Lane Schirado, DE

10 Roughrider - Barb Shockey, DE

11 Tomahawk - Vacant, contact Rob Gilkerson, ADFS

13 Frontier Trails - Paul Maloney, DE

14 Great Plains - Carleton Borden, DE


Council Support Staff

Tom Barry, Program Director

(701) 499-0643

(507) 456-2121

Emilie Frenzel, Program/Camping Assistant

(701) 293-5011

Amber Himmelspach, Office Assistant

(701) 223-7204 Ext. 1

Andy Kietzman, Camp Ranger

(218) 732-4674

Connie Koehmstedt, Marketing/Development Director

(701) 499-0641

Judy Kotta, Finance Assistant

(701) 293-5011

Dale Musgrave, Sr. Development Director

(701) 499-0647

(701) 210-1360

Cathy Peloubet, Advancement/Training Assistant

(701) 293-5011

Terri Schultz, Office Manager

(701) 499-0649

Lisa Stenerson, Membership Services (Registrar)

(701) 293-5011

Darrell Utke, Business Manager

(701) 293-5011

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