David G. Hunt serves as a Vice President of Suffolk County Council, Boy Scouts of America (Long Island, NY.) He is also a member of the Executive Board, and has been an Eagle Scout Coach for many years.
He is the Chair of the Matinecock District Advancement Committee, overseeing the advancement of more than 2,200 Scouts, as well as the Eagle Scout service projects from 28 District troops. He also serves as a volunteer counselor at Baiting Hollow Scout Camp.
Mr. Hunt is a merit badge counselor for 13 different merit badge subjects, awarding an average 80 merit badges a year to deserving Boy Scouts. He served as an Assistant Scoutmaster and Eagle Coach with Troop 113 in Centerport, NY, for eight years.
He has been presented with the Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award by the Suffolk County Council; the District Award of Merit for his work in the Matinecock District; and the Silver Beaver Award, the highest national award that can be presented by a Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Mr. Hunt earned Eagle Scout rank in 1967 with Troop 72 in Huntsville, Alabama, and proudly acknowledges that the mentoring that he received from his Scoutmaster, Charles Graff, profoundly changed his life.
He is also an ordained interfaith minister serving in the Outreach Ministry of One Spirit Interfaith, and provides ceremonies, inspirational talks, and spiritual counseling to adults and adolescents, regardless of faith tradition. Reverend Hunt shares his ministry, Attunement for Life (attunementforlife.org), with his wife, Judy, also an ordained interfaith minister.
In 2012, Reverend Hunt was named the honoree for the United Jewish Appeal of New York, Real Estate Division, for his philanthropy and contributions in the field of commercial real estate and construction (www.huntcorp.com and www.huntcsi.com.)
He will do his best to answer personal inquiries and can be reached at CoachHunt@EagleCoach.org.