Re: Unregistered parents on board of review?
Andrew Heath (HEATHA@YVAX.BYU.EDU)
Sat, 30 Sep 1995 08:27:43 -0600
>I was attending our first session of Scoutmaster Basic Training last
>weekend and it was made quite clear that the BOR must be made up of
>Troop Committee members and that all committee members must be
>From : Advancement Guidelines (BSA PUB # 33087)
(PP 15-17, Capatilized words are bold in original pub)
BOARDS OF REVIEW
REVIEW FOR TENDERFOOT THROUGH LIFE RANKS AND EAGLE PALMS. ...
This board of review is made up of at least three and not more than six members
of the troop committee. One member serves as chairman, usually the committee
member responsible for advancement. UNIT LEADERS, ASSISTANT UNIT LEADERS,
RELATIVES, OR GUARDIANS MAY NOT SERVE AS MEMBERS OF A SCOUT'S BOARD OF REVIEW.
EAGLE BOARDS OF REVIEW ...
The board of review for an Eagle candidate is composed of a minimum of three
members and a maximum of six members. These members do not have to be
registered in Scouting, but they must have an understanding of the importance
and purpose of the Eagle board of review. At least one district or council
advancement representative shall be a member of the Eagle board of review, when
conducted at the unit level, and may serve as chairman if so requested by the
Some Notes on the above,
Note that the requirements are different between the two boards of
review. also since the district or council advancement person signs the eagle
application in addition to the BOR chairman, they often step down and allow
someone else to fill the chairman roll. Also when dealing with special needs
scouts over the age of 18 the representative must be from the council not the
district (note on page 21 of above reference).
Hope this helps to clear some things up.
YiS, Andrew J. Heath (email@example.com)
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City