Joey started the position of Camping Director for the Denver Area Council in November of 2011 and oversees all programs at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch and Tahosa High Adventure Base. Prior to this role, he served as the Arapahoe District Director beginning in July 2007. Before moving to Colorado, Joey worked as an Executive with the Gulf Coast Council in Pensacola, FL for seven years, including five summers at Camp Director of Spanish Trail Scout Reservation. Joey is Eagle Scout from Meridian, MS with a degree in Marketing from Mississippi State University.
Mary Ann started working for the Boy Scouts on September 18, 1972. She has worked in many various positions within the Denver Area Council, serving as Field Secretary, Lead Secretary, Exploring Secretary and Trading Post Manager, to name a few. In 1993, Mary Ann became the Camping Registrar and has enjoy working with troops from both Colorado and different states ever since.
Sabine Berzins has been in the workforce for more than 20 years. She has owned and operated two small businesses and has been an office manager several times.
Sabine began her career with the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council, in April 2011 as the Assistant Camping Registrar. Her current responsibilities are Cub Scout registrations for Magness Adventure Camps. Her expanded responsibilities include Big Horn, the Eagle Scout Banquet, the Council Calendar, Venturing, and is the administrator for the Madden Scholarship.
Megan Houghton, Camp Cortlandt Dietler Director
Megan Houghton was a member of the Peaceful Valley Leadership Team for six years and is excited to return to Dietler after a few summers away. Megan is a 2007 The Claimer’s Dream Award recipient for Excellence in Camp Staff Service as selected by fellow camp staff members at Camp Dietler. She cannot wait to work with the Dietler staff for an amazing summer.
This will be Ryan Thompson’s second year working as the Camp Director for Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch. Last year Ryan was the Magness Adventure Camp Director. He is a Colorado native and has spent countless hours at Peaceful Valley both as a youth and as an adult. He is currently working as an Executive for the Centennial District.
Jesse Greaves-Smith, Magness Adventure Camp Director
This is year nine for Jesse Greaves-Smith and it’s back to the absolutely magical world of Magness Adventure Camp. He is looking forward to working again with Cubbies who literally believe every aspect of program, parents who are just learning what Scouting is all about, and a staff that will be stronger than ever and ready for a few new challenges.
Scott Field, Peaceful Valley Ranch Superintendent
Scott began his career with Peaceful Valley on December 1, 2013. Scott is graduate of the United States Naval Academy and twelve year veteran of the U.S. Navy. In addition he has owned his own residential remodeling company and worked as general manager in an automotive maintenance company. Scott is an Eagle Scout, a member of Tahosa Lodge Order of the Arrow, Wood Badge trained and Scoutmaster of Troop 794 in Littleton, CO.
Conrad Spiczka started March 1, 2007 as our Assistant Camp Ranger at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch and was promoted to Ranger in 2013. Conrad is a Honorably Discharged Vietnam Veteran and father of an Eagle Scout. Conrad has extensive experience in construction and renovation having owned his own contracting business for 30 years.
This will be Brett’s second year working as the Camp Director for Tahosa High Adventure Base. Brett was a counselor in 2005 at Camp Pupukea in the Aloha Council (Honolulu, HI). Brett is an Eagle Scout and became a professional Scouter shortly after graduating college. Brett has been working at the Denver Area Council since 2012 and is serving as a District Executive in the Centennial District.
Carla joined the Denver Area Council in November of 2011. Carla currently is the Denver Area Council’s Learning for Life Team Leader and gives leadership for the success of the Learning for Life School Based Programs, Exploring, and Special Needs in-school Programs, which currently serves approximately 30,000 youth. This will be Carla's first year at Camp Tahosa.
Marc was the Information Technology Manager of the Seniors' Resource Center, serving over ten years with the non-profit organization. Marc has served in a volunteer role in many positions with the Boy Scouts including the Chairman of the successful Okpik program at Camp Tahosa. In addition he is a past President of the Tahosa Alumni Association and former Centennial District Eagle Adviser. He is an active member of Troop & Crew 12 in Centennial District, serving six years as the Scoutmaster and is currently a member of the Troop Committee.