Patrol Leaders' Council

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{{expand}}The '''Patrol Leaders' Council''' is the decision-making body of the youth of the troop. The [[Patrol Leader]]s are the voting members, and are led by the [[Senior Patrol Leader]], who only votes in case of a tie. Other troop youth positions, such as the [[Instructors]], [[Quartermaster]], and [[Chaplain Aide]] may or may not be members, voting or non-voting, on the council on a regular basis; this is decided on a per-troop basis.
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The [[Patrol Leaders' Council]] (PLC), not the adult leaders, is responsible for planning and conducting the troop's activities. The PLC is composed of the following voting members:
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The PLC is guided by the [[Scoutmaster]], who ultimately has veto power in decisions of health and safety.
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* [[Senior Patrol Leader]] (SPL) - Runs the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) meetings.
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* [[Patrol Leader]] - Represents his patrol at all patrol leaders' council meetings and the annual program planning conference.
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* [[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]] - Serves as a member of the patrol leaders' council and fills in for the SPL as needed.
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* [[Troop Guide]] - Attends patrol leaders’ council meetings with the patrol leader of the new-Scout patrol.
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* [[Scribe]] - Attends and keeps a log of patrol leaders’ council meetings. May be a voting member.
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At its monthly meetings, the PLC organizes and assigns activity responsibilities for the weekly troop meetings. The troop committee interacts with the patrol leaders' council through the Scoutmaster.
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Some troops' PLC includes others who may be assigned tasks and may be voting or non-voting members such as:
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* [[Instructor]]s - May be assigned training tasks or report on previous training
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* [[Quartermaster]] - May report on condition and availability of equipment and needs
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* [[Librarian]] - May report on condition and availability of the troop library and needs
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* [[Historian]], [[Chaplain Aide]], etc.
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The PLC is guided by the [[Scoutmaster]].
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Revision as of 09:50, September 24, 2008

The Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC), not the adult leaders, is responsible for planning and conducting the troop's activities. The PLC is composed of the following voting members:

  • Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) - Runs the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) meetings.
  • Patrol Leader - Represents his patrol at all patrol leaders' council meetings and the annual program planning conference.
  • Assistant Senior Patrol Leader - Serves as a member of the patrol leaders' council and fills in for the SPL as needed.
  • Troop Guide - Attends patrol leaders’ council meetings with the patrol leader of the new-Scout patrol.
  • Scribe - Attends and keeps a log of patrol leaders’ council meetings. May be a voting member.

At its monthly meetings, the PLC organizes and assigns activity responsibilities for the weekly troop meetings. The troop committee interacts with the patrol leaders' council through the Scoutmaster.

Some troops' PLC includes others who may be assigned tasks and may be voting or non-voting members such as:

The PLC is guided by the Scoutmaster.

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