Crew Committee Chairman

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Crew Committee Chairman

The Crew Committee Chairman is appointed by the chartered organization and registered as an adult leader of the BSA. The crew committee chairman appoints and supervises the crew committee and crew leaders.

Responsibilities

  • Organize the committee to see that all functions are delegated, coordinated and completed.
  • Maintain a close relationship with the chartered organization representative and the Advisor.
  • See that unit leaders and committee members have training opportunities.
  • Interpret national and local policies to the unit.
  • Work closely with the Advisor in preparing Crew Committee meeting agendas.
  • Call, preside over, and promote attendance at monthly unit committee meetings and any special meetings that may be called.
  • Ensure unit representation at monthly Venturing roundtables.
  • Helps secure top-notch, trained consultants for the crew program.
  • Arrange for charter review and recharter annually.
  • Plan the charter presentation program.

Qualifications

  • Be a registered adult leader at least 21 years old (except Assistant Scoutmasters, Assistant Varsity Coaches, or Associate Advisors who can be 18 or older).
  • Subscribe to the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle.
  • Abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law.
  • Possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth.
  • All volunteers are expected to complete Youth Protection training (or Venturing Youth Protection training for Venturing positions). It is available online on the Web site http://olc.scouting.org. As a volunteer, you are expected to complete the training within 90 days of assuming a leadership position.
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