Our Troop Leadership

TROOP 390 LEADERS - We are grateful for all the great leaders and committee members that work so hard and donate so many volunteer hours year after year to provide our Scouts with all they need for a fun, successful troop.

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Jim Horvath
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Jim Horvath - Scoutmaster
Troop 390 had been dormant for several years before Mr. Horvath brought it back to life in 1992.  He has served as Scoutmaster ever since.  In addition to his duties with the Troop, Mr. Horvath is also active in the Old Portage District.  Throughout his distinguished Scouting career, he has held a number of positions on the District Level, including District Chairman, Vice Chairman for Program and District Commissioner.  Three times he has served on Junior Leadership Training Staff.  A member of Wood Badge Class C-25W-93, Mr. Horvath has served on nine Wood Badge staffs, including course director of class C-33-09. Twice he has served as Scoutmaster for the Great Trail Council's contingent to the National Jamboree and once as Scoutmaster for the Council's contingent to Philmont.  Mr. Horvath is the recipient of the District Award of Merit and the Silver Beaver Award.  His son, Ryan, earned his Eagle Badge with the Troop in 1998.

John Ertle - Chairman
Mr. Ertle has been a Committee Member with our Troop since 2015 and became Committee Chairman in 2017.  John brings a variety of Scouting experience to our Troop, having served as Committee Chairman for Cub Scout Pack 3387 in Richfield; Merit Badge Counselor, Advancement Chairman, and Committee Chairman for Troop 387 in Richfield; and Crew Advisor for Venture Crew 2380 in Akron.  John has two sons, both of whom are Eagle Scouts.  David earned his Eagle Scout with our Troop in 2015 and Matt earned his Eagle Scout with Troop 387 in 2011.  John serves the District as a Unit Commissioner and was the recipient of the Old Portage District Award of Merit in 2017.
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André Portteus - Assistant Scoutmaster
The father of two Eagle Scouts, Kevin and Tom, Mr. Portteus joined Troop 390 in 1998 and has since served as an Assistant Scoutmaster.  Mr. Portteus is a bicycle enthusiast, an active hiker and outdoorsman.  He also served as an adult leader in Troop 18 in Akron before joining Troop 390.

Brad Mularcik - Assistant Scoutmaster
Brad Mularcik joined the troop in 2011 when his older son joined. He has been an assistant scout master since 2012. He has two boys in the troop: Brad Mularcik Jr, 2015 Eagle Scout and Frank Mularcik. He is a welding and canoeing merit badge counselor. He enjoys hunting, making maple syrup, and restoring old cars.


Paul Orchosky
A member of Troop 390 since 2004, Mr. Orchosky remains active with our Troop as an Assistant Scoutmaster.  Paul served as Committee Chairman from 2006-2017 before stepping down and returning to his former position with the Troop.  Prior to his involvement with the Troop, Mr. Orchosky served as a Committee Member with Cub Scout Pack 3300 at Fort Island School in Fairlawn.  He is the father of two 390 scouts, Brian and Steven, who are both Eagle Scouts. He is a member of Wood Badge Class C-32-05.

Paul Orchosky
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Brent Bartlett - Assistant Scoutmaster

Troop Committee Officers
Open - Advancement Chair
Stacy Bechtel - Treasurer
Bruce Lightle - Charter Organization Representative
Elise Nester - Popcorn Kernal
Dawn Nabors & Lorri Baughman - Spaghetti Dinner Co-Chairs
Paula Mularcik - Secretary