Meet Our Team

Bob Kurkjian
CEO/Scout Executive
(213) 718-3383
Michele Laite
Executive Assistant to the CEO
(213) 718-4148

Development & Communications Team

This team is here to help further the Scouting journey through fundraising, donor development, marketing, and large-scale communications such as the newsletter.

Randy Kinder
Director of Development
(213) 814-8610

Annette Haslam
Development Assistant
(213) 718-7167

Cicily Gardea
Marketing & Communications Director
(213) 718-6236

Field Service Team

This team is here to serve the districts through unit service, leader support, and helping to facilitate events, advancement, and registration
Imelda Duenas
Director of Field Services
(213) 718-6668

Martin Brown-Gaines
Unit Coordinator
El Camino Real District
(213) 507-2891

Melissa Bueno
Area Leadership Manager
El Camino Real District
San Gabriel Valley District
(213) 718-6908
Alfredo Chavez
Alfredo Chavez
Unit Coordinator
Rose Bowl District
(213) 549-3241
Estela Chicas
Unit Coordinator
San Gabriel Valley District
(213) 989-2120
Breanna Espinoza
Exploring Associate
(213) 819-2172
Francisco Ochoa
Unit Coordinator
Metropolitan District
(213) 561-0458
Maricela Orendain
Area Leadership Manager
Pio Pico District
Rose Bowl District
(213) 718-5670
Charlie Sheen
Unit Coordinator
Pacifica District
(213) 718-5632
Hannibol Sullivan
Area Leadership Manager
Metropolitan District
Pacifica District
(213) 718-6266
Cameron Summers
Unit Coordinator
Pio Pico District
(213) 718-6303

Danette Verdugo
Advancement & Registration
(213) 718-6025

Camping and Facilities Team

This team will help you provide a quality program at any of our camping facilities as well as host year-round council events.
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Eric Brower
Camp Ranger
Firestone Scout Reservation
(714) 257-9624

Landon Burtchell
Camp Director
Hubert Eaton Scout Reservation
(213) 264-4039

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Pamela Craft
Program Director
Cabrillo Beach Youth Center
(310) 831-1984

Frank Sketo
Camp Ranger
Hubert Eaton Scout Reservation
(213) 563-9645

Matthew Thornton
Interim Director of Camping & Properties
(213) 718-6241

Anthony Villalobos
Camp Ranger/ Interim Council Facilities Manager
Trask Scout Reservation
(626) 359-4949

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Robert Zamora
Camp Ranger
Camp Cherry Valley
(213) 718-6157

Finance & Administrative Team

This team manages accounting, budgeting, and technology.

Suzette Major
Director of Finance & Business Operations
(213) 718-5968

Ana Chan
Accounts Payable 
(213) 718-4659

Scout Shops Team

Find everything you need by stopping by one of our Scout Shops. From uniforms, patches, and camp gear they got you covered.

John Atkinson
Senior Store Manager
(213) 718-6227

Lilly Armas
Los Angeles Scout Shop
(213) 718-6676

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Teri Carrano
Arcadia Scout Shop
(213) 718-6227

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John Luffman
Cabrillo Scout Shop
(310) 832-7139

Human Resources

Gracie Peralta
Human Resources & Office Manager
(213) 718-5970