TROOP COMMITTEE

The Boy Scout Troop Committee is responsible for conducting the business of the troop, setting policy, and helping the Scoutmaster and Scouts with the outdoor program and other planned activities. The committee also has the responsibility to provide adults for boards of review. This is an important responsibility and is one area were help is always needed and appreciated. The committee consists of parent volunteers who fulfill various roles on the committee.

Committee Positions:


Chartered Organization Representative – Jeff S.
Chartered Organization Representative is the direct contact between the unit and the Chartered Organization. This individual is also the organization’s contact with the district committee and the Local Council. The Chartered Organization Representative may become a member of the District Committee and is a voting member of the council. The Chartered Organization Representative appoints the unit Committee Chair.


Troop Committee Chairman – Sherri G
The Troop Committee Chair is appointed by the chartered organization and registered as an adult leader of the BSA. The unit Committee Chairman appoints and supervises the unit committee and unit leaders.


Troop Secretary – ISO
The Troop Secretary is appointed by the Committee Chairman to keep minutes and records, send notices, and handle publicity.


Troop Treasurer – Aarin L.
The Troop Treasurer is appointed by the Committee Chairman to handle unit funds, pay bills, maintain accounts, and supervise fundraising.


Troop Advancement Chair – Christine V.
The Troop Advancement Chair is appointed by the Committee Chairman to ensure that the unit has at least monthly boards of review, quarterly courts of honor, and that the unit has goals of helping each Scout advance a rank each year and for new Scouts to reach First Class rank during their first year. The Advancement Chair is also responsible for record keeping and submitting advancement reports.


Troop Equipment Coordinator – ISO
Troop Equipment Coordinator is appointed by the Committee Chairman to work with the youth and is responsible for inventory, storage, and maintenance of unit equipment.


Troop Outdoor/Activities Chair – Charlotte W.
Troop Outdoor/Activities Chair is appointed by the Committee Chairman to secure tour permits and permission to use camping site, serve as transportation coordinator, ensure a monthly outdoor program.


Troop Recruitment Chair – ISO
Troop Recruitment Chair is appointed by the Committee Chairman to assist with identifying and implementing recruitment opportunities and events. Promotes new membership and lets people in the neighborhood know that Scouting is available.


Troop Service Chair – ISO

Troop Service Chair is appointed by the Committee Chairman to supervise service projects and provide a minimum of four service opportunities a year for the Troop.


Troop Fundraising Chair – Mike M.
Troop Fundraising Chair is appointed by the Committee Chairman to supervise fundraising and ensure that every youth member has the opportunity to participate in wreath sales, tree recycling and coordinate the annual Friends of Scouting (FOS) campaign.