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Arnot Mall Service Center & Scout Shop

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Mailing Address:  Five Rivers Council
                          3300 Chambers Road Suite 5190
                          Horseheads, NY 14845-5190

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Phone:                (607) 796-0699 or 1-800-724-6099

Fax:                    (607) 796-5101
Five Rivers Council Business Office

Mailing Address:  Five Rivers Council
                          244 West Water Street
                          Elmira, NY 14901

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Phone:                (607) 732-9047

Fax:                    (607) 732-9055

Professional Staff

Chris Theurich
District Executive,
Williamson Road District

Email Chris

Daniel Carpenter
District Executive, Thunderbird District

Father of two Eagle Scouts

Email Dan

Ryan Ross (Eagle)
Senior District Executive,
Andaste District

Email Ryan

Karl Ziegenfus (Eagle)
District Director, Indian Waters District

Email Karl Ziegenfus607-743-6899

Gary Decker (Eagle)
Scout Executive

Father of an Eagle Scout

Email Gary

Administrative Staff

Karen Neiley
Scout Shop Manager and Marketing Assistant

Email Karen Neiley

Mary Jane Russell
Finance Specialist


Email Mary Jane


Shirley Blakeman
Business Manager

Email Shirley Blakeman

Camp Rangers

Jim Thomas 
Ranger, Camp Gorton

Father of an Eagle Scout

Email Jim Thomas

Eric Swift
Caretaker, Camp Brulé

Email Eric

Key Volunteer Leadership

Donald G. Quick Jr.
Council President


Terry Lewis

Council Commissioner

(Father of an Eagle Scout)  




Key Volunteer Leadership

  • Council President: Don Quick W(607) 734-4183
  • Council Commissioner: Terry Lewis M(607) 661-2774
  • Council Vice President of Asset Management: Vacant
  • Council Vice President of Camping: George Bacalles M(607) 426-5365
  • Council Vice President of Training: Rev. Dr. David Sullivan M(607) 331-7890
  • Council Vice President of Advancement: Gary Neiley H(570) 746-1865
  • Council Vice President of Membership: Marc McGrain H(607) 857-9646
  • Council Vice President of Marketing: Brett Powell M(607) 425-8998
  • Council Vice President of Venturing: Dan Jackson H(607) 936-3549
  • Council Vice President of Camp Development: Jay Voorhees M (607) 794-0045
  • Council High Adventure Chairman: John Johnson M(607) 738-4620
  • Council Risk Management Chairman: Steve Nagle
  • Council Vice President of Strategic Planning: Jesse Cates
  • Council Nominating Committee Chairman: James Bacalles M(607) 738-5074
  • Council National Camp Accreditation Program Chairman: Vacant
  • Council COPE Committee Chairman: LaRue Reedy
  • Council Aquatics Committee Chairman: Melanie Moon
  • Council Conservation Committee Chairman: Vacant
  • Council Campmaster Corps Chairman: Vacant
  • Council Religious Relations Committee Chairman: Ira Hale M(607) 731-2708
  • Order of the Arrow Youth Lodge Chief: Colin Hurlburt
  • Order of the Arrow Adult Lodge Advisor: Peter Reif H(607) 962-5932


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