ERICE. E.CLARK CLARK ERIC ASSISTANTSCOUT SCOUTEXECUTIVE EXECUTIVE ASHLAND, ASHLAND, OHIO OHIO (419) (419) 207-8300 207-8300 ASSISTANT OBJECTIVE SHORT RANGE: Scout Executive of a Small or Medium-Size Council LONG RANGE: Scout Executive of a Large-Size Council or National Staff Member
BACKGROUND Professional performance demonstrates consistent capability and proven success in finance, fiscal management, membership, program, unit service, volunteer relationships, staff leadership, and strategic planning within urban, suburban, and rural communities. Served Scouting for over 20 years with commitment, dedication, and vision for the future.
SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS Finance
Raised council product gross sales by $164,000 (25%) to over $820,000 in a declining economy during a threeyear period. Achieved at least 5% annual growth in district / council Friends of Scouting campaigns in challenging economies 18 out of 24 (75%) years in professional career. Achieved at least 5% annual growth in council golf tournaments’ net income in challenging economies during a seven-year period. Achieved $30,000 in council-wide savings by reducing newsletter / brochure productions and special event purchasing costs in a declining economy during a two-year period.
Increased traditional district membership by 350 (9%) to over 4,280 traditional youth during a two-year period. Decreased district traditional unit drops from 25 to 14 during a two-year period. Developed and implemented a council collaborative program effort with Michigan State University faculty and students to serve at-risk youth in the City of Lansing.
Developed and implemented a council volunteer recruiting action plan that increased total district committee members from 56 to 102 (82%), or from 11 to 20 per district during a three-year period. Developed and implemented a council volunteer recruiting action plan that resulted in 27 new council and district volunteers during a two-year period. Developed and implemented a council program action plan that increased the percentage of top leaders trained from 26% to 63% during a three-year period. Developed and implemented a district unit service action plan that improved the district unit to commissioner ratio from 8:1 to 3:1 and the percentage of healthy units from 50% to 75% during a two-year period.
Provided leadership to 12 full-time employees and seven part-time employees during a five-month Scout Executive transition period. Provided leadership to two administrative assistants that resulted in improvement of the council web site, eLists, newsletters, brochures, forms, resources, and procedures during a two-year period. Managed 50 seasonal employees as Boy Scout resident camp director for two years and as program director for one year. Provided leadership to 6 college interns.
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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Assistant Scout Executive, Ashland, Ohio
July 2009 - Present
Responsible for total daily operation of rural and suburban council that serves over 10,000 youth annually with a $1.8 million annual operating budget. Supervised up to 12 full-time and 7 part-time employees. Served as staff advisor to council commissioner staff, product sales committee, membership committee, finance committee, program committee, and as liaison to one National Scout Shop and two small satellite Scout stores.
Finance Director, Pontiac, Michigan
April 2007 - July 2009
Responsible for 25% of finance department operation of urban, suburban, and rural council that served over 20,000 youth annually with a $2.6 million annual operating budget. Served as staff advisor to council product sales committee, communication / marketing committee, special events committees, and finance sub-committees.
District Director, Pontiac, Michigan
August 2000 - April 2007
Responsible for total operation of urban, suburban, and rural three-person district that served over 5,000 youth annually. Served as staff advisor to council Venturing / Exploring committee, advancement committee, Cub Scout camp promotion and outdoor committee, and Cub Scout camping programs.
District Director, Lansing, Michigan
January 1994 - August 2000
Responsible for total operation of urban, suburban, and rural two-person district that served over 4,000 youth annually. Served as staff advisor to council membership committee, Family Friends of Scouting committee, program department, training committee, activities and civic service committee, camp promotion and outdoor committee, and Boy Scout / Cub Scout camping programs.
Senior District Executive, Flint, Michigan
January 1992 - January 1994
Responsible for total operation of suburban district that served over 2,000 youth annually. Served as staff advisor to council program department, Cub Scout camping programs, camp promotion and outdoor committee, newsletter, and college internship program.
District Executive, Flint, Michigan
January 1989 - January 1992
Responsible for total operation of suburban district that served over 1,500 youth annually. Served as Boy Scout resident camp director for two years.
Senior Leadership Essentials 1, 2
Boy Scouts of America 2011, 2013
People Management 1, 2, 3 Boy Scouts of America 1996, 1997, 2010
National Executive Institute 1, 2, 3 Boy Scouts of America 1989, 1990, 1991
Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Alma College, Alma, Michigan 1987
Achieved Council Journey to Excellence Bronze Level status in 2010 and Silver Level status in 2011 and 2012. Achieved Quality Council status in 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006. Achieved Quality District status in 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, and 2004. Eric E. Clark – p. 2