The Section Leadership is made up of three youth arrowmen from within the Eleven Lodges of the Section. They serve as Section Chief, Section Vice-Chief, and Section Secretary. They work all year at various jobs from preparing conclave to assisting the lodges within the section put on a quality program.
|2017-18 Section C-7 Officers|
|Adam Peterson||Sean Mellin||Tim Witek|
|Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Lodge||Lakota Lodge||Lakota Lodge|
Section Chief: Sean Mellin
Sean lives in Mt. Prospect, Illinois and is a vigil honor member of Lakota Lodge. He is also an Eagle Scout and Assistant Scoutmaster from Troop 155 of the Northwest Community of Pathway to Adventure Council. He has previously served as Lodge Chief and Section Secretary, among other chapter, lodge, and section roles. Sean is a student at Harper College, where he’s getting some business prerequisites done to transfer to a university in a semester or two. If he’s not doing anything related to school or scouts, he’s probably at Medieval Times’ Schaumburg castle playing a trumpet and wearing tights.
“The feeling you get when you help others is greater than the help that you give.” -Anonymous
Section Vice-Chief: Adam Peterson
Adam Peterson is an Eagle Scout from Troop 9 in Wilmette, Illinois, and a Vigil Honor member of Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Lodge #40. Since his induction in 2012, he has served Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Lodge in various capacities such as the Namachani Chapter Unit Elections Chair, the Namachani Chapter Chief, the Lodge Vice Chief of Committees, and the Lodge Chief. In 2016, he served Section C-7 as the Activities CVC for section conclave at Camp Long Lake. Adam is a senior at New Trier High School and an incoming Freshmen at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he plans to study political science and economics. In his free time, you will find Adam at an open basketball court draining (or missing) threes.
“The man with the best job in the country is the vice-president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, ‘How is the president?’” -Will Rogers
Section Secretary: Tim Witek
Tim is a Vigil Honor Member from Lakota Lodge 175. He is also an Eagle Scout in Troop 155 of Pathway to Adventure Council in Mount Prospect, IL. Some of his previous roles in his Lodge include Vice Chief of Operations, Lodge Secretary, and Blackhawk Chapter Chief. He has also served as a ACVC on the Promotions committee in 2017. Tim currently attends Saint Viator High School in Arlington Heights and plans on attending college in the fall. Outside of Scouts, you can find Tim spinning some of his favorite vinyl records or eating a quality slice of pizza.
“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” – Ronald Reagan
Past Section Officers
|Section C-7 Officers|
|2018||Sean Mellin||Adam Peterson||Tim Witek|
|2017||Will Coots||Sean Mellin||Adam Peterson|
|2016-2017||Alex Witek||Will Coots||Sean Mellin|
|2015-2016||Tyler Harris||William Caldwell Jr||Alex Witek|
|2014-2015||Sam Gartzman||Tyler Harris||Matthew Koch|
|2013-2014||Marshal Savitski||Eamon Polanski||Ryan Prestil|
|2012-2013||Robert Gale||Sam Gartzman||Andrew Jensen|
|2011-2012||Pat Wilson||Robert Gale||Andrew Jensen|
|2011||Mike Stanbary||Pat Wilson||Matt Jeslis|
|2010||Dan Dick||Mike Stanbary||Matt Jeslis|