John Paul Benoit (ex-officio)
John Paul Benoit earned his Eagle rank in 1984. JP became an Assistant Scoutmaster in 1985, and Scoutmaster in 1988–a position he continues to hold. Under the leadership of the “Chief” as he is often called, 45 Scouts have achieved the rank of Eagle and Troop 1 has established itself as one of the premier Scouting organizations in New England. He has led Scouts on trips all over New England, and to New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana (3 times), New York, and in 2012 to California. JP is a master electrician and is currently employed as a Captain with the Stow Fire Department.