Troop Committee Chairman

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}}The '''unit committee chairman''' is appointed by the chartered organization and registered as an [[adult leader]] of the BSA. The troop committee chairman appoints and supervises the unit committee and unit leaders.
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}}The '''Troop Committee Chair''' is appointed by the [[chartered organization]] and registered as an [[adult leader]] of the BSA. The troop committee chair appoints and supervises the [[troop committee]] and troop adult leaders.
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==Responsibilities==
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==Duties==
* Organize the committee to see that all functions are delegated, coordinated and completed.
* Organize the committee to see that all functions are delegated, coordinated and completed.
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* Maintain a close relationship with the chartered organization representative and the [[Scoutmaster]].
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* Maintain a close relationship with the [[chartered organization representative]] and the [[Scoutmaster]].
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* See that unit leaders and committee members have training opportunities.
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<!--* See that unit leaders and committee members have training opportunities.-->
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* Interpret national and local policies to the unit.
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* Interpret national and local policies to the troop.
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* Work closely with the Scoutmaster in preparing [[Troop Committee]] meeting agendas.
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* Prepare troop committee meeting agendas.
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* Call, preside over, and promote attendance at monthly unit committee meetings and any special meetings that may be called.
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* Call, preside over, and promote attendance at monthly troop committee meetings and any special meetings that may be called.
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* Ensure unit representation at monthly roundtables.
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* Ensure troop representation at monthly [[roundtable]]s.
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* Secure top-notch, trained individuals for camp membership.
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* Secure top-notch, trained individuals for camp leadership.
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* Arrange for charter review and recharter annually.
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* Arrange for [[Unit_Charter_Renewal|charter review and recharter annually]].
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* Plan the charter presentation program
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* Plan the charter presentation.
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==See Also==
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* [[Troop Committee]]
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==External links==
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*[https://www.scoutshop.org/the-troop-committee-guidebook-616928.html The Troop Committee Guidebook (2014) (616928)] &mdash; ScoutStuff.org
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*[https://www.scoutshop.org/troop-committee-chair-emblem-18145.html Troop Committee Chair Emblem (18145)] &mdash; ScoutStuff.org
{{Troop Leader Qualifications}}
{{Troop Leader Qualifications}}

Revision as of 22:46, March 27, 2018

Troop Committee Chair

The Troop Committee Chair is appointed by the chartered organization and registered as an adult leader of the BSA. The troop committee chair appoints and supervises the troop committee and troop adult leaders.

Contents

Duties

  • Organize the committee to see that all functions are delegated, coordinated and completed.
  • Maintain a close relationship with the chartered organization representative and the Scoutmaster.
  • Interpret national and local policies to the troop.
  • Prepare troop committee meeting agendas.
  • Call, preside over, and promote attendance at monthly troop committee meetings and any special meetings that may be called.
  • Ensure troop representation at monthly roundtables.
  • Secure top-notch, trained individuals for camp leadership.
  • Arrange for charter review and recharter annually.
  • Plan the charter presentation.

See Also

External links

Qualifications

Adult leaders must possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary for positive leadership to youth. They must also:


The adult leader application process will not be complete until Youth Protection training has been completed and a criminal background check has been obtained.

References

Online or classroom Leader Training

Youth Protection training (YPT) is required for all BSA registered volunteers and must be retaken every two years. Some councils and units may require more frequent (e.g., annual) retaking of YPT). Check with your local council and unit to find out what their policies are.

In addition to YPT, registered adults should complete the following courses online at https://my.scouting.org:

  • Before the First Meeting
  • First 30 Days
  • Position Trained

Other training opportunities: RoundtableUniversity of ScoutingTeaching EDGEpow wow

Outdoor Leader Training

In addition to fulfilling other requirements, some unit leaders need outdoor-specific training.

Other outdoor-related links


Official Boy Scout Forms & Resources
Applications & Reports: Youth Application Adult Leader Application Advancement Report Uniform Inspections
Training Materials: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Online Training: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Other Guides: Boy Scout Requirements Insignia Guide Advancement Guide Leave No Trace
Permit Applications: Informed Consent Activity Consent (Permission Slip) Unit Money-Earning Project
Medical Exam Forms: Annual Health and Medical Record other forms…
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