Quicksilver District

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

Quicksilver District has 39 Scouting units, serving 1,300 youth members, served by 391 Volunteer leaders. We are proud of the 56 youth who earned the Eagle Scout award last year.

If you live in any of the areas mentioned in Quicksilver District and you would like to get information on joining any of our programs, or participating on the district team,  please reach out to any of our leadership team listed below.

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District Leadership

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Senior District Executive

Ken Schott

Professional (Career) Scouter who gives full-time leadership and guidance through a team of volunteers to build community partnerships to support program delivery, membership growth and financial support for Scouting units in the defined district geography.

District Chair

Michael Davis

Volunteer member of the District Key 3 who gives leadership to the District Committee, a team of volunteers responsible for finance, membership, and program delivery for Scouting units in the geographic designation of the district. 


District Commissioner

Ray Dzek

Volunteer member of the District Key 3 who gives leadership to the Commissioner Staff, a team of volunteers responsible for supporting the health of the Cub Scout pack, Scouts BSA troops, and Venture Crews in the district. 

Ray has been an active scouter for over 15 years and is the father of 2 Eagles, a Ranger award earning Venture Scout, and has served as a former Den Leader, Assistant Scoutmaster, and Committee Chair. He remains active as a merit badge counselor and as a Committee Member with Morgan Hill Troops 799 and 2799.

District Vice Chair

Seeking Candidate

Assists District Chair in providing leadership to the the District Committee.

Membership Vice Chair

Seeking Candidate
Responsible for recruiting youth and starting new Scouting units.

Finance Vice Chair

Seeking Candidate

Leads fundraising efforts, including the Friends of Scouting and product sale campaigns.

Program Vice Chair

Kathy Townsend

Guides the chairs that plans district activities and supports various unit program functions.

Activities Chair

Seeking Candidate

Plans and hosts district programs and activities.​

Advancement Chair

Albert Catelani

Supports and promotes youth advancement in units, including the Eagle Scout process.​

Camping Chair

Emile Mestressat

Encourages units to plan a robust outdoor program and promotes summer camp programs.

District Dinner Chair

Jason Townsend

Develops and directs the District Annual Recognition Award Dinner.

OA Advisor, Woakus Chapter

Nathan Mandrell

Advises the Woakus Chapter, Saklan Lodge, Order of the Arrow.​

They also serve the district as Camporee Chair – Plans the annual Scouts BSA Camporee event.

Popcorn Kernel

Tom Lackovic

Supports units in the annual popcorn sale.

Pinewood Derby Chair

Seeking Candidate

Plans and hosts the annual Cub Scout District Pinewood Derby​.

Roundtable Commissioner

Seeking Candidate

Plans and leads the monthly Roundtable meeting​.

Scouting For Food Chair

Ian McFadyen

Organizes the annual Scouting for Food community service project

Scout-o-rama Chair

Chandler Cord

Promotes the Scout-O-Rama ticket sales and scout booth sign-ups

Training Chair

Andrew Grillo-Hill

Trains unit volunteers and youth to successful administer their position.

Webelos to Scout Transition Fair Chair

Andrew Grillo-Hill

Plans the annual Webelos to Scout Transition event.

Day Camp Director

Position Open

Plans, staffs, and conducts the district day camp at Cottle Park.

Day Camp Program Director

Katie Ohnia

Plans, staffs, and conducts the district day camp at Cottle Park.

District Resources

District Roundtable –  join us at our monthly Roundtable meeting, the second Tuesday of every month. Give us an hour and a half and we will save you much more than that each month planning den meetings, pack meetings and more! Please view the Upcoming Events list at the top of the page for more information.

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