Re: Ask the Eagles about females in BSA
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 13:11:03 -0500
On Sun, 23 Feb 1997, J/C Porter wrote:
> Bruce E. Coburn wrote:
> > > This might actually be an interesting experiment. Hugh and I have agreed
> > > to disagree on the substantive issue, but we are almost always in
> > > agreement on advancement philosophy, etc.
> Then Cheryl Singhal wrote:
> > I agree, it would be an interesting experiment, Bruce. Keep us posted.
> Now I'm writing:
> I am _not_ a member of my District's Eagle advancement committee. I am
> Advancement Chair for my Troop and live in Texas. I don't get as many
> opportunities to have Eagle BOR. However! I think it would be
> interesting if I asked the question about admitting females to the
> Troop, since I am female! I'll bet we could really tell if the boy was
> handing us a line or not.
It would be another data point. Good thought. Go for it. <G>
I'll ask at the next BoR I sit on as well, except I believe the next one
won't be a real test: the guy has known me most of his life. <G>
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City