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2021 Leadership

Deborah Caviness – Course Director

Anthony Lopez – Assistant Course Director
An Eagle Scout and remains involved as an Assistant Scoutmaster and trainer in the Boy Scouts of America’s Greater New York Councils. He has also served on multiple Woodbadge and NYLT courses. Anthony’s career is in Technology and currently holds the Senior Directory of Technology position at Tourneau. He has also served in roles at Oddcast (aka “Elf Yourself”) as a Systems Architect, Morgan Stanley as a Global Service Manager for a team that plays a mission critical role in Incident, Problem and Change Management for the Investment and Retail Bank environment. Before the Banking industry Anthony was the Director of Technology at, a privately held social networking website for moms, where he served as the lead architect in designing the website’s infrastructure. A graduate of the State University at Albany, Anthony holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

Efrain Alvarado, Advisor
An attorney by training, Mr. Alvarado joined scouting with his son, twenty three years ago and never left. He has served as an Assistant Cubmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster, Scoutmaster, Unit Commissioner, Council Commissioner and Member of the Council Training Committee. While maintaining his affiliation with Troop 728 as a Troop Committee Member, he has also served as a staff member for Woodbadge (advanced adult leadership training) five times. Most recently, he served as Course Director for GNYC’s National Youth Leadership Training in 2012 and will be Course Director for the NYLT course to be presented in the summer of 2014 at TMR. He currently serves as a merit badge counselor for the citizenship badges, crime prevention and public speaking.

Adam Perez
Alex Agostini
David Bisceglia
Tony Chee

2019 Leadership
Courtney Higgins – Course Director
Efrain Alvarado, Advisor
Anthony Lopez, Staff
Adam Perez, Staff
Alex Agostini, Staff
David Bisceglia, Staff
Deborah Caviness, Staff
Tony Chee, Staff

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