Re: Tiger cubs & the professi
Jim Miller, Jr. (jmillerjr@LSFCU.ORG)
Fri, 24 Feb 1995 14:21:30 EST-5
>Well said, but W H Y are these people confused? That is the real
>question. If the units are allowed to run free then just who is
>accoutntable? Where does the ultimate authority reside? By what
>charter is an SE or DE allowed to condone major changes to a BSA
>M>program? Can we spell anarchy?
The Chain of Command as to who is responsible is pretty simple. Going up
it is: Pack Comm. Chair, District Chair, Council Vice-President(Program,
Cub Program, what have you), Council President.
The SE or DE may not condone it, but the volunteers are ultimately
responsible for delivery of the program. The professionals provide us
with the materials that show how the program works, and can help us to
implement them (much like a Commissioner would), but the volunteers are
>Craig, You miss the point! Its not the unit leader you need to advise!
>If you have to go to that level you've already missed the boat. The
>message is in training and control. If the training teams followed
>the National Syllabus including the Tiger Cub Split and Unit
>Commissioners were knowledgeable of the program and its potential
>rewards and help their units correctly implement and use the program
>then we would have one program. Who advises these areas? Last I
>looked the Training Committee has a Professional Advisor! Last I
>looked the District has a Key Three! To say a professional does not
>get involved in programs is not true. What is probably closer to the
>truth is that some professionals choose their responsibilities.
Somewhere in there is someone with "Chairman" in their title. Unit
Chairman, District Chairman, Council Committee Chairman, etc. These are
the positions who are really and truly "in charge" of anything in the
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