Re: Cubmaster & Committee Chair?
Michael Keables (mkeables@DU.EDU)
Sat, 19 Aug 1995 12:57:12 -0600
> Our Pack is five years old (about 90 boys) and the Cubmaster has always been
> the Committee Chair also. The committee ends up being the Den Leaders each
> year. The Ass't CM is the treasurer/secretary. This year we've decided that
> we want to at least add the position of Committee Chair.
> Exactly how does the collective Cub knowledge of the group feel that the
> duties should be split between the CM and the CC? Sure...I've read the book,
> but I want to know how this works in the real world where you don't have
> enough volunteers to fill out a committee.
With 90 boys in the pack, you should be able to recruit people for CC
as well as Sec/Treas. My pack has 60 boys and we have a full
committee. The trick is to make sure that all parents participate in
the pack at pack level and not just den level.
Having been a CM with and without a CC, it is my experience that every
pack should have a CC. This will take a LOT of the burden of
organizing the pack off of the CM's shoulders. In my pack, the CC is
responsible for organizing the pack, helping with leader recruitment,
and chairing the monthly planning meetings. He also keeps tabs on the
fund raising activities and events scheduled outside of pack
meetings. As CM, I can therefore devote my time to pack meetings and
(with my asst CMs) overseeing the dens to be sure that all boys are
getting a quality scouting program.
Bottom line, it works best with a CC and CM.
Mike Keables District Cub Roundtable Staff
Littleton, CO USA Cubmaster, Pack 632
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