Re: I just got Promoted...SM
Ronald W. Fox (ronfox@MINDSPRING.COM)
Mon, 14 Sep 1998 18:59:44 -0500
>What I need is advice on how to deal with a very bullheaded Committee
>Chair. He is a former SM of the troop and believes that he is still in
>charge. With the previous SM he planned all the troop program, not the SM
>or the Boys. I understand that it is the boy leaders, with the support of
>the SM when needed, that plan the program and run it. The chair doesn't
>seem to realize this.
1) Explain the situation to the Unit Commissioner. See if he or she can
attend a Troop activity or Troop meeting and talk to the Committee Chair
2) Run the Troop Junior Leader Training program. Have the CC take part,
conducting one of the activities EXACTLY AS GIVEN IN THE SYLLABUS, and stay
out of the rest of it. Make it the lunch activity, or afterwards, so the CC
ends up staying most of the day. This is a sneaky way of having your
Committee Chair get training without realizing it.
3) The preferable way to deal with this is to get the CC to take Boy Scout
Leader Training, but somehow I don't think that's likely.
Scoutmaster, Troop 69, Des Plaines Valley Council (W&SW Chicago Suburbs)
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