Mason named President of Boy Scouts

Prominent Hobokenite Ricky Mason named Boy Scouts President

How neat is this? Local Hoboken resident Ricky Mason was recently elected President of the Greater New York Councils of The Boy Scouts.

Nice to see people actively involved in the betterment of our youth. Read on…

Greater NY Councils of the Boy Scouts names new Chariman & President

Raymond Quartararo Elected Chairman; Richard Mason Elected President

Ricky Mason Boy Scouts PresidentThe Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America (GNYC), which provides services to some 47,000 youths in New York City’s five boroughs, recently elected a new chairman and president at its annual meeting in Manhattan.

The organization named former Volunteer Board President Ray Quartararo as Chairman of the Board, and Board of Trustees Executive Committee member Ricky Mason as Volunteer Board President. Alair Townsend, former Chair of the Board, will remain as Vice President of the Executive Committee of GNYC’s Board of Trustees.

Quartararo is a Managing Director, Real Estate Executive, at JPMorgan Chase & Co., and previously served as a Vice Chairman and International Director at JLL. He was Volunteer Board President for GNYC for three years, and has served as an Executive Committee member for GNYC’s Board of Trustees for five years. Quartararo is a former Boy Scout and a current Scout Leader in Rye, New York, where he has two sons in Scouting.

Mason is a partner in the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, one of the leading business firms in the country. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and New York University School of Law, he is a recognized leader in the field of business reorganization. Mason has served as an Executive Committee member for GNYC’s Board of Trustees for five years.

“We are honored to have these dedicated and accomplished volunteers in our organization,” said Ethan Draddy, GNYC Scout Executive and CEO. “Ray Quartararo and Ricky Mason have brought extraordinary energy and commitment to Scouting, and their efforts continue to enhance the lives of thousands of New York City youth each year.”

The Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts serves young people by enabling them to develop healthy habits; teaching a lifelong appreciation of physical and personal fitness, including the prevention of bullying; instilling environmental stewardship and sustainability; providing leadership development and STEM Education, and also preparing young people for the workforce. The GNYC has helped more than five million young people since its inception in the 1920s.

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