Re: Intro and participation question
Bob Myers (rmyers@ONE.NET)
Fri, 14 Jul 1995 10:57:51 -0400
<<I thought the troop committee set the internal policies of a troop.>>
I think there is a fair amount of gray area here, but here is how I have had
this explained to me. The SM works for the committee. He/she is delegate
nearly absolute control (responsibility and authority) of the "program" issues
that deal directly with the Scouts. The SM delegates most of this control to
the SPL and PLC. The committee plays a support role in program but has direct
control of other "policy" and administrative issues, including the hiring and
firing of the SM (sorta sounds like control to me:).
Uniforming policy, based on the above, is totally within the control of the PLC
and (with veto authority) the SM. But this is just my opinion and, like I said,
there is lots of gray area, especially since the SM works for the committee.
Bob Myers, SM Troop 575, Dan Beard Council, Cincinnati, Ohio
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City