Staff Directory

Welcome to the Nevada Area Council. Your team of professional, administrative, and field executives await to serve with you in Scouting.

For general Council inquiries, please call 775-787-1111 or email


Paul Penttila, Scout Executive/CEO  775-787-1111 ext 226

Youth Protection & Incident Reporting          Secretary, Board of Directors          Legal

Human Resources                                        Spokesperson                                 Investment in Character

Properties Committee                                   Camp Fleischmann                         Popcorn

TJ Day Sporting Clays                                  Special Events                                Council Awards Banquet


Doug Ramsay, Assistant Scout Executive  775-787-1111 x 221

Membership                 Risk Management Committee         Jewish Committee             Pinewood Derby

Recruitment Events      Catholic Committee                       Relationship Committee     Community Events


Dan Deakin, District Director/Scoutreach

Dan Deakin  775-787-1111 x 216

Scoutreach                 Recruitment Events                 Community Events              New Unit Development

Training Committee    Reno Rodeo                            Hot August Nights                Reno Air Show

Klondike                     STEAM Camporee                  Zephyr District


Tammy Rodeback, District Executive

Tammy Rodeback  775-787-1111 x 219

Advancement & Eagle Scout         Youth Aviation                     Cub Scout Day Camp

Merit Badge Counselors                Order of the Arrow              Community Events

New Unit Development                  Scoutbook Support             Social Media

Recruitment Events                       Sierra Nevada District         Great Basin District


Linda Brant, Field Assistant

Linda Brant  775-787-1111 x 212
Accounts Payable              New Member Applications                Council Registrar                Camp Card
Popcorn                              Eagle Applications                           Administrative Assistant
Service Center Facilities

Tracy Ladd, Executive Assistant  775-787-1111 x 210

Executive Assistant                      Board of Director Support              Newsletter

Special Event Support                 IC/FOS Donor Management          Council Website Support


Ann Johnson, Trading Post Lead  775-787-1111 x 201

Trading Post Orders                       Ebay Account Management                  Inventory