TROOP COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES Trainer’s Edge August 15, 2009 Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
TROOP COMMITTEE POSITIONS <ul><li>Committee Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary </li></ul><ul><li>Treasurer </li></ul><ul><l...
COMMITTEE CHAIR <ul><li>Organize the Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship to Chartered Organization </li></ul><ul><li>...
SECRETARY <ul><li>Keep and distribute minutes of Committee meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Handle Troop Publicity </li></ul><ul...
TREASURER <ul><li>Handle all Troop funds </li></ul><ul><li>Train and supervise the Troop scribe </li></ul><ul><li>Keep ade...
ADVANCEMENT COORDINATOR <ul><li>Encourage Scouts to advance in rank </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the troop scribe to mainta...
EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR <ul><li>Supervise and help procure camping equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Work with troop quartermaster...
CHAPLAIN <ul><li>Provide a spiritual tone to troop meetings and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Give guidance to the troop ch...
ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR <ul><li>Help secure permission to use camping sites </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as transportation coord...
TRAINING COORDINATOR <ul><li>Ensure troop leaders and committee members have opportunities for training </li></ul><ul><li>...
CHARTERED ORGANIZATION REP <ul><li>No specific responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides information about activities an...
SCOUTMASTER <ul><li>No specific Committee responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides updates at each Committee meeting on...
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Developed for the Trainer's Edge - presentation of roles and responsiblities of Troop Committee members - part of the Troop Committee Challenges (Committee Member Position-specific training)

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Troop Committee Responsibilities

  1. 1. TROOP COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES Trainer’s Edge August 15, 2009 Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  2. 2. TROOP COMMITTEE POSITIONS <ul><li>Committee Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary </li></ul><ul><li>Treasurer </li></ul><ul><li>Advancement Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Chaplain </li></ul><ul><li>Activities Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Training Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Chartered Organization Rep </li></ul><ul><li>Scoutmaster </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  3. 3. COMMITTEE CHAIR <ul><li>Organize the Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship to Chartered Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Interpret National and Local Policies for Troop </li></ul><ul><li>Call and run Monthly Committee Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure Troop Representation at Roundtable </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange for annual recharter </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  4. 4. SECRETARY <ul><li>Keep and distribute minutes of Committee meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Handle Troop Publicity </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare a Family Newsletter (or website and e-newsletter) </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct the Troop Resource Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for Family Activities </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  5. 5. TREASURER <ul><li>Handle all Troop funds </li></ul><ul><li>Train and supervise the Troop scribe </li></ul><ul><li>Keep adequate records </li></ul><ul><li>Supervise all money-earning projects </li></ul><ul><li>Lead in preparation of annual budget </li></ul><ul><li>Lead annual Friends of Scouting campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Report to the Committee at each meeting </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  6. 6. ADVANCEMENT COORDINATOR <ul><li>Encourage Scouts to advance in rank </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the troop scribe to maintain advancement records </li></ul><ul><li>Report all advancements promptly to Service Center </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange quarterly boards of review and Courts of Honor </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and maintain a merit badge counselor list </li></ul><ul><li>Work with troop librarian to maintain an up-to-date library of merit badge books and other references </li></ul><ul><li>Report to the Committee at each meeting </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  7. 7. EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR <ul><li>Supervise and help procure camping equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Work with troop quartermaster on inventory and proper maintenance of equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Make periodic safety checks of all troop equipment and encourage safe use of equipment at all times </li></ul><ul><li>Report to the Committee at each meeting </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  8. 8. CHAPLAIN <ul><li>Provide a spiritual tone to troop meetings and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Give guidance to the troop chaplain’s aide </li></ul><ul><li>Promote regular participation of each troop member in his choice of religious organization </li></ul><ul><li>Give spiritual counseling service as needed </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage scouts to earn their appropriate religious emblems </li></ul><ul><li>Report to the Committee at each meeting </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  9. 9. ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR <ul><li>Help secure permission to use camping sites </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as transportation coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Promote the National Camping Award </li></ul><ul><li>Promote attendance at campouts, camporees, and summer camp </li></ul><ul><li>Secure tour permits for all troop activities </li></ul><ul><li>Report to the Committee at each meeting </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  10. 10. TRAINING COORDINATOR <ul><li>Ensure troop leaders and committee members have opportunities for training </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain an up-to-date inventory of training materials </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the District training team to schedule Fast Start training for new leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for BSA Youth Protection training </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage troop, district, council, and national youth leader training </li></ul><ul><li>Report to the Committee at each meeting </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  11. 11. CHARTERED ORGANIZATION REP <ul><li>No specific responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides information about activities and changes in the Chartered Organization which might affect troop activities </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee
  12. 12. SCOUTMASTER <ul><li>No specific Committee responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides updates at each Committee meeting on troop progress, PLC actions, outing plans, discipline issues, etc. </li></ul>Eric Flamm, Foothills District Training Committee

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