Re: Eagle BOR Questions
Fred Rogers (fredrogers@VNET.IBM.COM)
Wed, 17 May 1995 07:50:01 EDT
On Tue, 16 May 1995 09:07:00 -0600, Michael Holmes <MHolmes@MAIL.CORETECH.COM> writes:
> Also, I question the scoutmaster's "sitting in." It's probably OK as long
> as he or she does not participate. Our advancement guidelines specifically
> prohibit any scoutmaster or asm from being part of an Eagle BOR. Your
> scoutmaster acted appropriately (by remaining silent) in my opinion.
The following are quoted directly from "Advancement Policies and
Procedures Committee Guide" (No. 33088, 1994 Edition):
Page 16 in boldface type: "Unit leaders, assistant unit leaders,
relatives, or guardians may not serve as members of a Scout's board of
Page 18: "The candidate's unit leader introduces him to the members of
the board of review. The unit leader may remain in the room, but does
not participate in the board of review. The unit leader may be called
on to clarify a point in question. In no case should a relative or
guardian of the candidate attend the review, even as a unit leader."
The first quotation is from the general section on boards of review.
The second is from the section specific to Eagle boards of review. I
believe that either is valid at any rank. I hope this information is
Fred Rogers <email@example.com>
Tioga District Advancement Chairman
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