Troop Leadership
 

Troop Leadership

Effective January 1-June 30, 2014

Senior Patrol Leader - Jack

Assistant SPL - Caleb & Bolaji

Chaplin-Aide - Ranger

Quartermaster - Jesse

Scribe - Karl

Jesus Patrol Leader - Chris & Noah

BioHazard Patrol Leader -Hunter

Border Patrol Leaders - Peyton

Spartan - Miles & Nick

Batman - Braden & Charlie

Ranks Requiring a Position of Responsibility

Star Rank: While a First Class Scout, serve actively 4 months in one or more of the leadership positions outlined below

Life Rank: While a Star Scout, serve actively 6 months in one or more of the leadership positions outlined below

Eagle Scout Rank: While a Life Scout, serve actively for a period of 6 months in one or more of the leadership positions outlined below (reduced list)

There are the Leadership Positions that Qualify for Rank Advancement for Star, Life and Eagle. Terms are for 6 months. Elections are in June and December.

Senior Patrol Leader - top junior leader elected by the troop youth members. He leads the patrol leaders' council and, in consultation with the Scoutmaster and assigns specific responsibilities as needed.  Sets and maintains a leadership example including properly wearing uniform.  Must be Star Rank and 75% attendance. If SPL must be absence, he is responsible for contacting SM and ASPL. NYLP recommended.

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader(2 positions)  - Appointed by the SPL. Fills in for senior patrol leader in his absence. He is also responsible for training and giving direction to the patrol leaders, quartermaster, scribe, troop historian,  instructors and other troop leadership positions. Sets and maintains a leadership example including properly wearing uniform.

Patrol Leader - Elected by his patrol members. He gives leadership to members of his patrol and represents them on the patrol leaders' council. He must set and maintian a leadership example including wearing scout uniform. If Patrol Leader must be absence from a meeting, he is responsible for contacting his Assistant.

Junior Assistant Scoutmaster - an Eagle Scout age 16 or 17 who performs in a role similar to that of an Assistant Scoutmaster. Appointed by the Scoutmaster.

Den Chief - works with a Cub Scout den as a guide or Cub Scout Day Camp. Appointed by the Scoutmaster. Must set and maintain a leadership example including properly wearing uniform. Den Chief training recommended.

Troop Guide - advisor and guide to the Scout patrol. Appointed by the Scoutmaster

Chaplain Aide - Elected by troop youth members. He leads prayer at troop meetings and events, responsible for prayer/reflections on camping trips, assists in troop religious services and promotes religious emblems program.

Troop Historian - Elected by troop youth members. He makes pictures of troop events and submits to Scoutmaster and Webmaster.

Quartermaster - Elected by troop youth members. He  responsible for troop supplies and equipment. Must regularly attend camping trips.

Scribe - Elected by troop youth members. He keeps records of meeting and event attendance

Order of the Arrow Representative - Elected by the troop OA members. He is Youth liaison serving between the local Order of the Arrow (OA) lodge or chapter and his troop. In his unit, he helps meet the needs of the unit and will serve as a communication and programmatic link to and from Arrowmen, adult leaders and Scouts who are not presently members of the Order. Responsible to conducting OA elections in February. Recommended he attends monthly OA roundtable.

Leave No Trace Instructor - trainer to the Troop on the principles of Leave No Trace. May be elected or appointed

Webmaster - maintains the troop  approved social media sites. Must be at least 13 years old.

Assistant Patrol Leader - Elected by his patrol members. He fills in for the patrol leader in his absence.  [Per BSA, this position does not count as a leadership position for rank advancement]


Leadership Application

Complete the attached form to apply for an elected or appointed position.

Download Leadership Position Application.docx


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