Contact a District Executive

Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council is broken up into seven districts, Coyote Creek District, Loma Prieta District, Pioneer District, Polaris District, Quicksilver District, San Benito District, and Santa Lucia District.

Each district has its own District Executive.  The District Executive (DE) is a paid professional that works for the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council.  Each DE works out of the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council main office located in San Jose or out of our second office located in Salinas and supports Scouting units that make up his or her district.


Coyote Creek District - serves the area of Edenvale, Evergreen, Milpitas, Berryesa, Alum Rock, Mount Pleasant, and parts of downtown and East San Jose.

District Executive Rick Adams | 408.638.8365


Loma Prieta District - serves the area of Santa Cruz, Aptos, Capitola, Davenport, Boulder Creek, Soquel, Corralitos, Freedom, Sea Cliff, Ben Lomond, Felton, Bonny Doon, and La Selva Beach.

District Executive, Anthony Burson-Thomas  | 831.287.2022


Pioneer District - serves the area of Santa Clara, Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Redwood Estates, Cambrian Park and West San Jose.

District Executive, Joe Gaudet | 408.638.8350


Polaris District - serves the area of Saratoga, Cupertino and Sunnyvale.

District Executive, Sue Chen | 408.638.8321


Quicksilver District - serves the area of Gilroy, Morgan Hill, San Martin, Willow Glen, Blossom Valley, Almaden Valley, East and South San Jose.

District Executive, Paul Johnson | 408.638.8328


San Benito District - serves the County of San Benito  (Hollister and San Juan Bautista).

Field Director, Gary Varano | 408.638.8334


Santa Lucia District - serves the County of Monterey  (Salinas, Castroville, Monterey, King City, Carmel and Soledad).

District Executive, Chris Schilling| 831.287.2016


District Executive’s Responsibilities

  • Sales through volunteers. The DE helps to recruit youth to join Scouting by promoting the program in schools, religious, civic, fraternal, educational and other community based organizations.
  • Service the DE provides quality service through a timely communication, regular meetings, training events and activities.
  • Fundraising working with volunteers, DE’s recruit leadership for Friends of Scouting and fund raising campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the council.
  • Administration the DE provides support and service to Scouting units and volunteers in their assigned district service area.

If you would like more information on Scouting in your neighborhood, please contact your local District Executive.