Re: COR & Board of Review
Ted Burton (egburton@VALINT.NET)
Fri, 18 Sep 1998 08:34:01 -0700
At 05:10 -0700 on 9/18/98, Drew Mrenna mailed COR & Board of Review:
>- The COR is not automatically a member of committee. Only committee
>members make up the BoR. This is black and white.
The Troop Committee Guidebook, 1990 edition, at page 14 addresses the COR thus:
Is a member of the chartered organization
Serves as head of the "Scouting department" in the organization
Secures a troop committee chairman and encourages training
Maintains a close liason with the troop committee chairman
Helps recruit other adult leaders
Serves as liason between the troop and your organization
Assists with unit rechartering
Encourages service to the organization
Is an active and involved member of the District Committee
>- If the COR was multiply registered as a Committee Member, no committee
>member can demand to sit on a BoR. Or can they?
The same Guidebook at page 30 indicates the Advancement Chairman arranges
and conducts Boards of Review. At page 53 the Guidebook states that the
Board of Review consists of "at least three and not more than six committee
members." At the same page the Guidebook states in bold-faced print "The
board of review is not a time to retest the Scout" ...
>- Although the COR must approve the adult leadership, this does not give
>him permission to run the troop his way. Or does it?
Actually it is the chartered organization, not the COR, that must approve
adult leaders. It is up to the chartered organization who it is that does
that. The signature blanks on forms usually provide for chartered
organization head or chartered organization rep. to sign.
I do not know if there is a later publication which might contradict the
above, but I sincerely doubt it. The 1990 edition of the Scoutmaster
Handbook at page 19 is consistent with the above. Boy, how time flies. I
remember both these books as "new."
Thank you for listening. Ted Burton, Inland Northwest 611, Es Kaielgu 311
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