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LEADERSHIP

Mark Lybarger- Monson

Scoutmaster

Scoutmaster Mark Lybarger-Monson

Welcome to our community! I grew up participating in Cub Scouts from as early as possible, with my mom as the den leader. Our Pack was based out of Our Lady of Assumption in Claremont, CA. My best friend’s dad led us as Webelos. Unfortunately, I only remained in Boy Scouts for a short while. Since I grew up near the mountains, I hiked regularly while growing up and loved it…and have ever since. There is no better way to witness the glory of God’s handiwork, talk with family or friends, and exercise all in one. Because so many priorities are being simultaneously fulfilled, hiking is one of the few activities where I feel that I am not juggling priorities. 

 

I have “walked” with my son through scouts since first grade. His favorite scouting activity is backpacking. We have been a part of Troop 765 since the spring of 2019. I became an Assistant Scoutmaster in 2021 and the Advancement Chair soon after. My current role, since 2023, is Scoutmaster. I see us all as leaders serving in various roles to function as one body. For me, these are the T.E.S.T.S. of leadership:

T.E.S.T.S.

Trust in God

Example: Lead by example

Service

Teamwork

Shepherding (Guiding, Providing, Protecting) 

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Julie Tunnermann
Committee Chair

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Paul Wilson

Treasurer

Paul is using his years of accounting experience to manage the finances of Troop 765.  He became involved in the Troop when his son joined in 2017.  He has worked as an analyst and accountant for over 20 years in large companies.  Paul has also worked as treasurer for a Thousand Oaks city councilwoman's reelection campaigns.

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Gerritt Beatty

Assistant Scoutmaster

Gerritt was a Webelos scout many moons ago. He started as a Den Leader when his son was a Tiger in Cub Scouts. He has been involved in Scouting since 2012 and has become the Webmaster for conejoscouts.org. He joined Troop 765 in 2017.  His current duties as Assistant Scoutmaster focus primarily on supporting the Viper patrol and supporting the technological needs of the troop. .

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Carly Wilson

Assistant Scoutmaster

Carly became an Assistant Scoutmaster in 2019, Her son Tadd has been in the troop since 2017.

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Chad Barber
Assistant Scoutmaster

Chad is currently an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 765.  Chad’s scouting history goes all the way back to Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts and Weblos, before receiving his Eagle Scout as part of Troop 199 in Palm Springs, California.  His brother and father joined in family scouting adventures together, including the 1989 National Jamboree and a trek to Philmont Scout Ranch.  He has been with Troop 765 since 2018 and his two sons have been scouts in the troop.  His day job is being a Biology Professor at nearby California Lutheran University.  Both his scouting experience and work experience show he likes teaching, nature, fun, and all things outdoors.

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