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Area 2 Key Leadership



NER Area 2 Key 3 Leadership Team

  • Tom Bain – Area 2 President
  • Sal Ciampo – Area 2 Commissioner
  • Area 2 Director – Position Currently Open

Area President – Tom Bain

ner-a2-area-commissioner-tom-bainTom is an Eagle Scout having earned his rank in 1978. He has served in several leadership capacities as an adult in Scouting including Scoutmaster, District Commissioner, Council Training Chairman, Council Vice President, Council Commissioner, Lodge Adviser, Section Adviser, Region O.A. Chairman, and Region Board Member. Tom has directed many training courses, including Wood Badge and the Junior Leader Training Conference, a predecessor to the current National Youth Leadership Training. He staffed the Outdoor Skills/Scoutcraft section of National Camping School for a decade. Tom is a Distinguished Eagle Scout and a recipient of the District Award of Merit, Distinguished Commissioner Service Award, Shofar Award, Silver Beaver, Silver Antelope and, from the Order of the Arrow, the Vigil Honor, Founders Award, Distinguished Service Award and Arrowhead of Service. He has served on the staff of a World Jamboree and several National Jamborees and National Order of the Arrow Conferences. Tom received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College, with a double major in Mathematics and Government and has spent most of his career as a technologist in the financial services industry. Since 1994, he has worked at BlackRock, where he is a Managing Director and founder of the business continuity, information security, internal audit and technology risk management departments. Tom met his wife Patricia in Scouting; they have been married since 2011. Pat’s sons David and Richard were both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, camp staff members and Vigil Honor members of the O.A. Richard is an Eagle Scout and an elementary school teacher in D.C. and David is an associate professor at Governor’s State University in Illinois. Tom and Pat have three grandchildren, including a Cub Scout. Tom and Pat reside on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City.

Area Commissioner – Sal Ciampo

Sal earned his Eagle Scout Award in 1980 and received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award in 2016. Sal began his Scout career as a member of Troop 13 in Plainview, New York – part of the former Nassau County Council, now the Theodore Roosevelt Council. Sal is a Vigil Honor Member of the Buckskin Lodge, Order of the Arrow; has been awarded the District Award of Merit, the Silver Beaver Award and the Silver Antelope Award; is a James E. West Fellow; is a member of the prestigious 1910 Society, now known as the Second Century Society; was granted a Doctorate of Commissioner Science; received his Wood Badge beads and served on Wood Badge Staff; and has received his Seabadge Pin, served multiple times on staff and as Seabadge Course Director. Sal has served as Council Vice President of Program, Council Executive Vice President and President of the Theodore Roosevelt Council in Nassau County, New York. He has also served as Vice President of Membership for Area 2 of the Northeast Region. Sal is very active at the regional and national levels. He is a camp program leader, teaching at the National Camping School for the Northeast Region every year since 2008, and has served as National Camping School Director many times. In 2013, Sal was on the faculty of the National Camping School in Japan for the Far East Council. He has participated as a Regional Camp Assessor since 2007, ensuring Scout councils are meeting or exceeding the quality standards for a safe, great camp experience. Sal is a member of the National Camping Task Force, the National Properties Committee, the National Mountain Biking Task Force, the National Strategic Analysis and Maintenance Task Force, and the National Outdoor Program Committee, and has been to Philmont many times (serving as a member of the Training Faculty and as the Training Center Volunteer Conference Chair). He also served on the staff of the National Jamboree. Sal serves his community outside of Scouting as well – he is a 25-year member of Lions Clubs International and is a Melvin Jones Fellow, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Molloy College, the Board of The Glaucoma Foundation, and the Board of The Maria Montessori School. He is active in his church and is a member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem as well as a member of Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta. Sal has three adult children, Victoria, Deanna, and Trevor. Trevor is also an Eagle Scout.

Area Director – Position Currently Open



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