Re: Problems in Commish land...
John Oakes (joakes@CARINA.UNM.EDU)
Tue, 16 Aug 1994 08:26:36 -0600
According to Wes Mays:
> Here's a situation for Commissioners and any other
> interested parties. What would you do if:
> You are an ADC and have recruited an old friend of yours to be a unit
> commissioner. You both earned your Eagle Scout awards in the same
> troop 20 years before. You've known "Bill" for 25+ years. He is
> married and as an 18 month olddaughter.
> You hear from other Scouters (whom you know and trust) in your
> area that "Bill" is getting extremely friendly with some of the
> female Cub Scouters, who incidentally, are single parents.
> You discretely ask "Bill" if everything is OK and he enthusiastically
> says that everything is fine; in fact, he is enjoying Scouting very
> much. He says he is sorry that he left the program after high school.
> His record as a Commissioner is OK. He has attended
> Basic Commissioner training and makes the majority of the
> Commissioner staff meetings. He is talking about joining a local Boy
> Scout troop as an ASM.
> Food for thought....
> Wes Mays
I would watch very closely for indicators of this behavior... But, in
the meantime I would employ "counselling" (one of leadership skills
learned in Woodbadge) as a tool to get to know situation.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City