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The Greatest Show on EarthIndian Nations Council

Committee Chairman

The committee chairman must be at least 21 years of age and registered as an adult leader of the BSA. This person should be familiar with organization procedure, and have a deep concern for the pack's success. Should be a member of the chartered organization, respected in the community, and show willingness and ability to be the Cubmaster's chief adviser.

The Committee Chairman's job is to :

¥ Maintain a close relationship with Scouting coordinator, keeping this key person informed of the needs of the pack which must be brought to the attention of the district and council.

¥ Confer with the Cubmaster on policy matters relating to the Cub Scout program and the chartered organization.

¥ Supervise pack committee operation by -

Calling and presiding at monthly pack leaders' meetings.

Assigning duties to and training committee members

Planning for pack charter review, roundup, and registration.

Approving bill before payment by the pack treasure.

¥ Conduct the annual pack program planning conference.

¥ Attend Cub Scout leader basic training, monthly roundtables, and pow wows.

¥ Work with the Scouting coordinator to provide adequate and safe facilities for pack meetings.

¥ Assume active direction of the pack, if the Cubmaster is unable to serve, until a successor is recruited and commissioned.

¥ Work closely with the unit commissioner and other pack and troop leaders in effecting a smooth transition of Webelos Scouts into the troop.

This is not a conclusive list of the Committee Chairman's job. More information can be obtained by attending Cub Scout basic training.

Organization Representative

The organization representative must be at least 21 years of age and a member of the chartered organization. He or she shall also be appointed by the chartered organization to be its official Scouting representative and registered as an adult leader of BSA.

The Scouting Coordinator has the responsibility to :

¥ Help recruit right leadership for the unit.

¥ Encourage unit leaders and committee members to take training.

¥ Serve as liaison between the units and the organization.

¥ Promote the recruiting of new members

¥ See that boys graduate from unit to unit.

¥ Assist with unit rechartering.

¥ Encourage unit committee meetings.

¥ Represent your organization on the council.

The Scouting coordinator is the direct contact between the pack and the chartered organization. This individual is also the contact with the district committee and the local council. The Scouting coordinator may become a member of the district committee and is a voting member of the council. If the chartered organization has more than one unit, the Scouting coordinator serves all.

Assistant Cubmaster

The Assistant Cubmaster must be at least 18 years of age and interested in working with the boys. He or she should be recommended by the Cubmaster, approved by the pack committee, and registered as an adult leader in the BSA. At least one assistant cubmaster should be able to fill the Cubmaster's shoes in the case of an emergency.

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