Leaders & Staff


 

B.S.A. Venture Crew 1861 Fife & Drum Corps

Civil War Field Music, 1st P.R.V.C.

Officers, Leaders & Staff

 

 

Venture Crew Officers elected for 2017-18 

 

President:             Lyndsey Nedrow

 

Vice President for Administration:     Brooklyn Sampson

 

Vice President for Program:     Audrey Salmons

 

Vice President for Communications:  Lauren nedrow

 

Treasurer:        Evan Templin

 

Quartermaster:    Alden Salmons

 

Venture Crew Appointed Officers & JR Leaders:

 

Historian:             open

 

Crew Guides: (including the music leadership positions below)    

 

At Large:           Elias Johnston

 

Fife Major:          Ryan Nedrow 

 

Chief Drummers:  Nathaniel Johnston  (and Evan Templin, Treas.)

 

 

Venture Crew Past-Presidents:  

                                 

Nick Poletti,  Abby Himmelright,  Matt Howe, and Patrick Cassidy

 

 

 

 

Adult Leaders:

 

Mike Cassidy, Venture Crew Advisor

Principal Musician, USV 1st Reg't 

Eagle Scout, Merit Badge Counselor

 

Emily Barone, Venture Crew Associate Advisor

Sgt, US Army 3rd Reg't "Old Guard" Fife & Drum Corps; Advanced Fife Instructor

 

Peter Johnston,  Venture Crew Associate Advisor

 Rudimentary Drum Instructor 

 

Mike Nedrow, Venture Crew Associate Advisor

Cpl, 1st PRVC / USV, Musician -Bass Drummer

Eagle Scout, Asst Scoutmaster Troop 83 - Leola PA

 

Sarita Ricchiuto, Venture Crew Associate Advisor 

Musician -Advanced Fife instructor

 

Jocelyn Windahl, Venture Crew Associate Advisor

Musician -Drummer, Expert on ladies' Civil War Dress

 

Plus additonal BSA trained leaders from other scout units who participate with the Venture Crew as Parents/Leaders

 

 

Venture Crew 1861 Committee

 

Jeanne Herr Cassidy, Chair

Merit Badge Counselor & Instructor, Beginning Fife, Violin & Civil War Camp & Parlor music

 

Dan Dietrich, Treasurer

Eagle Scout

 

Mowery, Organizational Representative

President, Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association

 

Joelle Block, Committee Member

Ass't Scoutmaster Troop 83 Leola

 

Derrick Rowe, Committee Member

Eagle Scout, Military Historian; Fife Instructor

 

Dale Salmons, Committee Member

Ass't Scoutmaster Troop 83- Leola PA; MB Counselor

 

 

Additional Music Instructors (Crew Consultants):

 

Bob Slamp, Bugle Instructor; Principal Musican & Chief Bugler, Emeritus, Penna. Reserve Battalion;  Music & Bugling Merit Badge Counselor

 

*Music Instructors are being recruited. Contact the Venture Crew.

 

 

 

BSA Venture Crew 1861 / Field Music 1st PRVC is part of Boy Scouts of America New Birth of Freedom Council and is a member of the American Living History Education Association (ALHES); PA Reserve Battalion; and the 1st Regt United States Volunteers (USV) reenactment organizations.