District Committee

District Committee

The purpose of the district is to work through chartered organizations and community groups to organize and support successful units. The end result of effective district support is more and more youth members receiving a better and better program.

The District Committee is made up of volunteers who assist in delivering the Scouting program on a district level to all units in North Star District. Each of the following sub-committees works together to this end.


The Finance Committee sees that the district provides its share of funds to the total council operating budget. The committee is led by the Vice-Chair of Finance, Howard Scott II. The committee is responsible for:

  • Community Friends of Scouting
  • Patron
  • Popcorn Sales
  • Unit Money Earning Applications


The Membership Committee strives for growth through the organization of new Scouting units and through new members and adult volunteers joining existing units and working to retain current members. The committee is led by the Vice-Chair of Membership, Marjorie Manzo. Responsibilities include:

  • Boy Scout, Cub Scout and Venturer Recruiting
  • Webelos to Scout Transition
  • New Unit Organization
  • Tiger Den Leader Mentoring


The Program Committee concentrates on helping Scouting units with camp promotion; special activities including community service; training adult volunteers; and youth advancement and recognition. Responsibilities include:

  • Camping Promotion
  • Order of the Arrow Chapter Advisement
  • Activities Coordination
    • Camporee
    • Webelos Woods
    • STEM
    • Pinewood Derby
    • Klondike Derby
    • Scout Day Promotion
    • District Dinner
    • Cub Family Spring Activity
    • Cub Family Fall Activity
  • Risk Management
    • Youth Protection
    • Activities Risk Advisement
  • Training
    • Adult Leader Training
    • MB Counselor Training
    • Wood Badge Promotion
  • Advancement
    • Scout Advancement
    • Life to Eagle Mentorship
    • Eagle Project Reviews and Approvals
    • Eagle Boards of Review
  • Civic Service
    • Community Service
    • Eagle Projects
    • Community Relationships
    • Charter Organization Relationships
    • Conservation 


Monthly Meeting

When: Third Thursday of each month (except July) between 6:30-7:30 PM

Where: St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kansas City, MO (1401 NE 42nd Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64116)

Key 3


District Executive

Scout Dietz (816) 569-4969

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District Chairman

John Collier  (816) 872-4084 
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District Commissioner

Jeff Duce  (816) 908-6788
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