Eric aka "Mr. Fretz" has been a Scout or Scouter for 32 of his 43 (or so) years. Eagle class of 1983 in the National Capital Area Council. Philmont Alumi (1983 trek 627A2). He has served as Assistant Scoutmaster, Scoutmaster, Chartered Organizational Representative, Troop Committee Member, Explorer Advisor, and Venture assistant in troops from Maryland to Hawaii. He was the founding leader of the Victory Base Council, one of two groups supporting Iraqi Scouting, during his 2008-9 deployment to Baghdad. He lives on the Huron River just outside of Ann Arbor and stays busy with various unpaid or poorly paid jobs while his wife brings home the bacon, and he spends the rest of his time being a bad example.