| Ship Committee Chairman
The Ship Committee Chairman is appointed by the chartered organization and registered as an adult leader of the BSA. The ship committee chairman appoints and supervises the ship committee and ship officers.
- Organize the committee to see that all functions are delegated, coordinated and completed.
- Completes and maintains the ship's program capability inventory (PCI).
- Secures equipment, facilities and program resources.
- Seeks help from the Unit Commissioner, District Committee and other troops, teams, crews, and ships.
- Maintain a close relationship with the chartered organization representative and the Skipper.
- See that unit leaders and committee members have training opportunities.
- Interpret national and local policies to the unit.
- Work closely with the Skipper in preparing Ship 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 ship's program.
- Arrange for charter review and recharter annually.
- Plan the charter presentation program.
- Supports the policies of the BSA.
|| Qualification. Adults citizens, or adult non-citizens who reside within the country, may register with the Boy Scouts of America in any capacity if they agree to abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law, to respect and obey the laws of the United States of America, and to subscribe to the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle. All leaders must be 21 years of age or older, except assistant Scoutmasters, assistant den leaders, assistant Cubmasters, assistant Webelos den leaders, and assistant Varsity Scout coaches, who must be 18 or older.
|— Adult Application, No. 524-501A |
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|| Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers, regardless of their position. New leaders are required to take Youth Protection training before they submit an application for registration. The certificate of completion for this training must be submitted at the time application is made and before volunteer service with youth begins.
|— BSA Youth Protection training policy