Re: OA election procedures
Jim McCullars (JIM@UAHIS1.UAH.EDU)
Mon, 22 Nov 1993 09:20:00 CST
-->And while we're on the subject, let me pick another bone, one that really
-->sets me off a lot more than unprepared youth. Adults are supposed to be
-->nominated based on set criteria, too, and it saddens me to say that lately
-->I haven't gotten much help from the units on this one, either. Those
-->criteria, again from the GfOaA, are:
-->1. Selection of the adult is based upon ability to perform the requisite
-->functions, and not for recognition of service, including current or prior
-->achievement and position.
-->3. The camping requirements set forth for youth members are fulfilled.
Well, I can go you one better. The ex-SM of of troop nominated his
wife, who had not even met the camping requirement, and to my knowledge,
she has shown up at exactly two OA functions -- her Ordeal, and the next
year's Ordeal to get her brotherhood.
Me too, brother, me too.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City