The PSA Board

Serving until December 2019

National Officers

John Murphy

John Murphy

President

Bryan Delaney

Bryan Delaney

VP Service

Kathleen Seitz

Kathleen Seitz

Secretary

Mariah Hughes

Mariah Hughes

VP Development

“To me IWGBTP means ‘I wanna GIVE back to Philmont’. Serving on the PSA Board is one very special way to do that.”

Philmont: 1983: Health Lodge Receptionist, 1984-1985 & 1987: Ranger, 1988: EPC Cimarroncito, 1989: CD Dan Beard, 1990: CD Crooked Creek, 1991: Associate Director Conservation, 1992: Director Conservation
Currently: Director of Operations, IX Power Clean Water, Golden, Colorado
Living in: Denver, Colorado

Matt Lindsey

Treasurer

Amy Boyle

VP Membership

National Directors

Sarah Burgess

Sarah Burgess

National Director

“I have gained many opportunities, friends, and stories from my time at the Ranch. Thanks to the PSA, I know I will continue to have these things for the rest of my life!”

Philmont: 2003-2004, Ranger; 2005-Ranger Trainer; 2006-Rayado Trek Coordinator; 2007-2009, Associate Chief Ranger; 2010-2011, Sustainability Resource Specialist; 2013-2014, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Coordinator; 2015-2016, Associate Director of Conservation for Environmental Education.
Currently: University of Wisconsin-Extension Research Naturalist until November 2016. Currently seeking my next job, but ideally in the New Year it will be a position as an Environmental Educator in California.
Living in: Coldspring, Texas

Catherine Hubbard

National Director

Lee Huckstep

National Director

Doug Palmer

National Director

Tim Rosseisen

VP Service

David A. Wilson

David A. Wilson

National Director

“IMHO, Philmont is God’s Country for any & all faiths & religious traditions. This is what sets it (The people & The place) above all else.”

Philmont: 2002-2014 LDS Chaplain & Chaplain Coordinator
Currently: Executive Officer, Utah Energy Conservation Coalition, Inc.
Living in: Orem, UT

Phil Winegardner

Phil Winegardner

National Director

“I love Philmont and I love the PSA – I hope I can continue to help and give back to both.”

Philmont: 1969-1974: Ranger, Training Ranger, CD @ Fish Camp, Fish Camp, Baldy Town and Cimarroncito.
Currently: Retired July 2015 after 35 years with AT&T and IBM. Many titles overs the years, but basically, a Systems Architect.
Living in: Overland Park, Kansas  (a loyal Jayhawk)

Regional Directors

Kenneth P. Davis

Kenneth P. Davis

Regional Officer - Northeast

“Philmont was for me, like many, a seminal experience–watching the largeness of the mountains and the ever present Southwest Indian/Spanish/Anglo culture. It led me to study history for a career. It solidified for me the value of high adventure challenges for young people and broadened my love of my country. It helped me know that Scouting was of great value to teenaged young men.”

Philmont: PTC Kitchen Crew, 1960; Assistant Secretary, 1961; Asst. Program Director, 1962 and 1965; Field Sports Director, 1963; Conference Host, 1966; Walking Wood Badge Staff, 1980; PTC Faculty 1991, 1995, 2003, 2010; PTC Chairman, Week 6, 2013.
Currently: Retired from 30 years as a senior civilian manager (GS-15) at the US National Archives, General Services Administration and the Defense Logistics Agency. Also retired from 31 years as a Colonel, US Army/Army Reserve, including service as a Signal Company Commander in Vietnam.
Living in: Alexandria, VA

Fr. Donald Hummel

Northeast Region

Mitch Standard

Mitch Standard

Regional Officer - Northeast

“I’m happy to continue serving the PSA in this role, and as co-chair of the Building HOmE campaign I’m looking forward to great success there.”

Philmont: Ranger, 1984; PC – Miner’s Park, 1985.
Currently: Surveyor / Construction Inspector at McClure Engineering Associates, Inc. at the Macomb, Illinois office.
Living in: Macomb, Illinois

Caitlin Lowe

Central Region

Amy Hall

Southern Region

Dr. Dan Miller

Dr. Dan Miller

Regional Officer - Southern

Piper Niehaus

Western Region

Michael Waggoner

Western Region

PSA Staff and Ex-officio

Dollie McDonald O’Neill

Executive Director

Jim Lynch

Jim Lynch

Immediate Past President

Mark Stinnett

High Country Editor

Ed Pease

High Country Editor Emeritus

Tom Washburne

Tom Washburne

Legal Counsel

Philmont: 1983-85, two years Ranger; PC Miranda.
Currently: Corporate Counsel, Old National Bancorp & Indiana State Representative (part-time).
Living in: Darmstadt, Indiana

Mark Anderson

Philmont Staff Liaison

Mark Dierker

High Country Layout

Douglas Fasching

Technology Manager

Former Executive Directors

Dawn Chandler

July 1997 – April 2003

David Higgenbotham

April 2003 – August 2003

Michele Allen

August 2003 – August 2007

Randy Saunders

August 2007 to January 2016

2014–2016 Board Members

National Officers

  • John Murphy, President
  • Colleen Nutter, VP Membership
  • Tim Rosseisen, VP Service
  • Dr. Dan Miller, VP Development
  • Matt Lindsey, Treasurer
  • Adam Fromm, Secretary

National Directors

  • Amy Boyle
  • Ken Davis
  • Bryan Delaney
  • Catherine Hubbard
  • Lee Huckstep
  • Steve Rick

Regional Directors – Northeast

  • Kathleen Seitz
  • Rick Touchette

Regional Directors – Central

  • Mitch Standard
  • Phil Winegardner

Regional Directors – Southern

  • Anne Marie Pinkenburg
  • Doug Wahl

Regional Directors – Western

  • Nancy Stickelman
  • Michael Waggoner