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What We Do

Committee Chair
  • Organize the committee to see that all functions are delegated, coordinated, and completed.
  • Maintain a close relationshipo with the Chartered Organization Representative.
  • Interpret national and local policies to the troop.
  • Prepare troop committee meeting agenda.
  • 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.

Secretary
  • Keep minutes of meetings and send out committee meeting notices
  • Handle publicity.
  • Prepare a family newsletter of troop events and activities.
  • Conduct the troop resource survey.
  • Plan for family night programs and family activities.
  • At each meeting, report the minutes of the previous meeting.

Treasurer
  • Handle all troop funds. Pay bills on recommendation of the Scoutmaster and authorization of the troop committee.
  • Maintain checking and savings accounts.
  • Train and supervise the troop Scribe in record keeping.
  • Keep adequate records in the Troop/Team Record Book.
  • Supervise money-earning projects, including obtaining proper authorizations.
  • Supervise the camp savings plan.
  • Lead in the preparation of the annual troop budget.
  • Lead the Friends of Scouting campaign.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.

Outdoor/Activities Coordinator
  • Help in securing permission to use camping sites.
  • Serve as transportation coordinator.
  • Ensure a monthly outdoor program.
  • Promote the National Camping Award.
  • Promote, through family meetings, attendance at troop campouts, camporees, and summer camp to reach the goal of an outing per month.
  • Secure tour permits for all troop activities.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.

Advancement Coordinator
  • Encourage Scouts to advance in rank.
  • Work with the troop scribe to maintain all Scout advancement records.
  • Arrange quarterly troop Boards of Review (BoR) and Courts of Honor (CoR).
  • Develop and maintain a merit adge counselor list.
  • Make a prompt report on the correct form to the council service center when a troop Board of Review is held. Secure badges and certificates.
  • Work with the troop librarian to build and maintain a troop library of merit badge pamphlets and other advancement literature.
  • Report to the troop commitee at each meeting.

Chaplain
  • Provide a spiritual tone for troop meetings and activities.
  • Give guidance to the Chaplain Aide.
  • Promote regular participation of each member in the activities of the religious organization of his choice.
  • Visit homes of Scouts in time of sickness or need.
  • Give spiritual counseling service when needed or requested.
  • Encourage Boy Scouts to earn their own appropriate religious emblems.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.

Training Coordinator
  • Ensure troop leaders and committee members have opportunities for training.
  • Maintain an inventory of up-to-date training materials, videotapes, and other training resources.
  • Work with the district training team in scheduling Fast Start training for all new leaders.
  • Be responsible for BSA Youth Protection trainging within the troop and at the council and national levels.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.

Equipment Coordinator
  • Supervise and help the troop procure camping equipment.
  • Work with the Quartermaster on inventory and proper storage and maintenance of all troop equipment.
  • Make periodic safety checks on all troop camping gear, and encourage troops in the safe use of all outdoor equipment.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.

Fundraising Coordinator

Scrip Coordinator

Charter Organizational Representative
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