Troop 10, Tallahassee, FL
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Bill Newmyer, Scoutmaster

Mr Newmyer grew up and was a Boy Scout in Lakeland Florida. He earned his Eagle rank in December 1973. Scouting has instilled in him a lifelong love of the outdoors and out door adventure. He is a Professional Geologist currently working with Ecology and Environment, Inc.

Joe Reinman, Assistant Scoutmaster

Mr. Reinman was born and raised in South Florida where he joined cub scouts in the 2nd grade. After earning his Arrow of Light, he continued on in scouting obtaining his Eagle in 1970. That same year, he began a 7-year “career” at South Florida Council’s summer camps including positions as nature director and program director. Mr. Reinman’s love of the outdoors fostered through scouting lead him to the University of Florida where he earned his B.S. in Wildlife Ecology in 1977. Joe began his career with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and currently works at the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge where he serves as the Supervisory Wildlife Biologist today. He and his wife Judy are proud parents of Brice, 16 and Christi, 13. Mr. Reinman became active in scouting again when Brice became a Tiger in Pack 10 in Tallahassee, FL. There, Mr. Reinman served as cubmaster and pack trainer. In addition, Joe serves as a PDL unit commission, PDL trainer, & co-lead’s planning for SRAC Winter Camp. Mr. Reinman attended Wood Badge Course SR706 as a member of the fox patrol and has served on staff as a troop guide for SR807 and scribe for SR949.

Ron White, Assistant Scoutmaster

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Phil Smith, Assistant Scoutmaster / Eagle Board of Reviews

Assistant Scoutmaster since 2007. Scoutmaster from 2004-2007. Assistant Scoutmaster from 2000-2003. Previous Cub/Boy Scout. Eagle 1968 from Grayback Council (Redlands, Calif). OA 1968. Graduated from FSU (73') and UF Law School ('73). Florida prosecutor since 1982. Served in USAF as JAG for 27 years and retired in 2004 as Colonel. Currently member of SRAC Executive Board, PDL District Committee, and PDL Eagle Board. OA Brotherhood ('07). Philmont X 2 ('84 and '86). Seabase ('09). Married to Lynn Smith ('86). Daughter Heather attends UF. Son Morgan Smith attends UWF and received Eagle ('06). Wood Badge ('07). Enjoys all things scouting/family.

Gail Schaper, Assistant Scoutmaster / Advancement Coordinator

Born and raised in Miami Florida, Gail  moved to Tallahassee in 1979 to go to Florida State University to Major in Music Therapy. She stayed here because of the natural beauty of Tallahassee, working in  retail for 10 years. She then started working at the Tallahassee Democrat in 1989 as an out sides sales rep, and now 21 years later she is the major and national account rep. Married to husband Steven for 6 years, they have one son Kevin who is a life scout. Gail was a Girl scout in her younger years and worked up to Cadets, but decided that Band took up much of her time. The love of the scouting brought her to Pack 10 with her son. She was a den leader for 5 years and advancement coordinator for 4 years. When her son moved to Troop 10 so did she, as advancement coordinator, from 2008 to present day.  Now serves as PDL Unit Commissioner over 2 packs and 2 troops. She has taught training at University of scouting and Basic leader training and also has volunteered at Tiger Prowl. Gail attended Woodbadge training Jan. 2009 -SR 949 and received her beads June 2009. She is also the Patrol Leader of the Eagle Patrol. Watching and helping the boys progress through the ranks, she has a true love of the Scouting Program.

Kris Sullivan, Assistant Scoutmaster

Kris been active leader in his daughter’s (Kira) Venture Crew and son’s (Quinn) Boy Scout Troop. Prior to his son joining Troop 10 in 2010, Kris was the Cubmaster and Webleos leader in Pack 10 for several years. Kris is an Eagle Scout (1986) and attended Woodbadge training in 2011. Kris Sullivan has been a long term employee (15 years) with the Florida Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General. Since 1997, Kris has held positions as the Performance Audit Manager, Information Technology Audit Manager and most recently as the Policy and Operations Audit Senior Manager. Kris is a graduate of Florida State University with a master’s degree in International Affairs. He earned designations as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association in 2000 and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors in 2003.

Bruce Hoffman , Committee Chair

Bruce was raised in Miami, where he went through the Cub Scouts, then joined Troop 300 in Miami Springs. He had earned his Second Class rank when his family moved, ending his time as a Boy Scout. Bruce graduated from the University of Florida in 1969, following which, he traveled throughout the eastern U.S. visiting various college campuses as a Field Secretary for Theta Chi Fraternity. After two years on the road, he returned to Gainesville and law school, from which he graduated in 1974. He then moved back to Miami, where he worked as an attorney in private practice from 1974 through 1999. During that period, Bruce served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, from 1988-1992. He met Marion Spiegel in Tallahassee, and they were married in 1991. Son Travis was born in 1998, and the Hoffmann family relocated to Tallahassee in 1999, where Bruce worked as a General Counsel , first for DMS, and then for the Department of Revenue. He is now employed as Chief of Staff for the Florida Lottery. Bruce got involved in scouting again when Travis joined Pack 10, and he has served as a co-Den Leader, a Pack Committee Member, and now as a member of the Troop Committee for Troop 10. He attended Wood Badge Course S4-664-11 and is a proud member of the Owl Patrol. Bruce enjoys family time, helping Travis with his athletics and watching college sports with him, and looks forward to assisting with the development of the scouts as they move through the ranks toward Eagle.