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Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of [[Cub Scout]] [[packs]], [[Boy Scout]] [[troops]], and [[Venturing]] [[crews]]. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the [[Boy Scouts of America]]. They also oversee the unit charter renewal plan so that each unit reregisters on time with an optimum number of youth and adult members.
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Commissioners are [[district]] and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of [[Cub Scout]] [[packs]], [[Boy Scout]] [[troops]], and [[Venturing]] [[crews]]. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the [[Boy Scouts of America]]. They also oversee the unit charter renewal plan so that each unit re-registers on time with an optimum number of youth and adult members.
District commissioners should—
District commissioners should—
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*Have a broad Scouting background or be fast-track learners
*Have a broad Scouting background or be fast-track learners
*Know and practice Scouting ideals
*Know and practice Scouting ideals
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See the [http://www.scouting.org/Commissioners/Manuals/33621.aspx '''Commissioner Fieldbook]''' and [http://www.scouting.org/Commissioners/Manuals/34128.aspx '''Commissioner Administration]''' for more details on commissioner criteria and responsibilities.
 
==Commissioner Awards==
==Commissioner Awards==
*[[Arrowhead Honor]]
*[[Arrowhead Honor]]
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*[[Scouter's Key]]
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*[[Commissioner's Key]]
*[[Distinguished Commissioner Service Award]]
*[[Distinguished Commissioner Service Award]]
*[[Doctorate of Commissioner Science Award]]
*[[Doctorate of Commissioner Science Award]]
== See also ==
== See also ==
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*[[Commissioner]]
*[[Unit Commissioner]]
*[[Unit Commissioner]]
*[[Council Commissioner]]
*[[Council Commissioner]]
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== External links ==
== External links ==
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*[http://www.scouting.org/commissioners.aspx Boy Scouts of America: Commissioners]
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*[https://www.scouting.org/commissioners/ Boy Scouts of America: Commissioners]
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*http://www.scouting.org/commissioners/presentations/2004-segersin.aspx
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[[Category:Commissioner Service]]
[[Category:Commissioner Service]]

Revision as of 01:32, February 14, 2018

District Commissioners are approved and appointed by the council executive board, with the concurrence of the Scout executive, on the recommendation of the district nominating committee.

District Commissioner


Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. They also oversee the unit charter renewal plan so that each unit re-registers on time with an optimum number of youth and adult members.

District commissioners should—

  • Be widely respected in the community
  • Be an enthusiastic leader of adults
  • Have the ability to recruit a complete team of commissioners for their districts
  • Have the ability to guide and motivate commissioners to visit units regularly, identify unit needs, and help unit adults to meet needs
  • Be a role model of Scouting ideals

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Assistant District Commissioner

Asst. District Commissioner


Assistant District Commissioners are appointed by the district commissioner with the approval of the council executive board.

Assistant district commissioners should—

  • Be able to recruit and work through a team of unit commissioners
  • Have excellent people skills
  • Have a broad Scouting background or be fast-track learners
  • Know and practice Scouting ideals

Commissioner Awards

See also

External links

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