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4802 South 19th Street
Tacoma, WA, 98405


Advancement and Recognition

Advancement and Recognition Committee

The primary responsibility of this committee is to support the Advancement and Recognition programs of the Pacific Harbors Council.

This includes: 

  • Supporting Eagle Scout Boards of Review.
  • Eagle Advancement Training held every May and October, required for Eagle Advisors.
  • Overseeing the presentation of special awards like the Lifesaving and Meritorious Action Award.
  • Rank extension and alternatives requests, taken into consideration on a case by case basis.
  • Approvals of STEM Nova Counselors and Supernova Mentors.
  • General questions about advancement and recognition within the Boy Scouts of America.

Meetings are held every other month alternating locations in the Tacoma and Tumwater areas.

Below you will find important information regarding the committee.

Contact Information

Refer to this page if you are unsure which district you belong to.

Bill Woodard, Advancement and Recognition Committee Chair Email
Mark Woodman, Staff Advisor Email
Tracy Kapelski, Tacoma Eagle Processor Email
Justin Judd, Tumwater Eagle Processor Email
Kristine Finazzo, Coastal Waters District Advancement Chair Email
Dianna Huriavi, Timberline District Advancement Chair Email
Ed Price, Capital Area District Advancement Chair Email
George Serviss, Mount Tahoma District Advancement Chair Email
John Ruppe, Glacier View District Advancement Chair Email
David Melin, Puget Sound District Advancement Chair Email
Natina Dudley, Hylebos District Advancement Chair Email

Helpful Links

Upcoming Eagle Advancement Trainings