scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: Saying "No."
Len Christiansen (lrchristiansen@ATT.NET
Fri Nov 05 1999 - 10:50:34 CST
Rik Bergethon wrote:
> I've just got to learn to say "no." I have just found myself the new
> District Commissioner. So, now that I have Roundtables going strong
> again, I have to leave them in somebody else's good hands.
> I'm sure there's tons of stuff to read about being a District
> Commissioner at the Scout office. Does anybody out there have any
> information on a site with some useful or practical information? Like
> Mike's "Tree" or USSCOUTS or MacScouter? I'll go searching, but any
> help or leads would be appreciated.
I was in your position about three months ago, and still am to some
extent. I did not find much available the is specific to the position of
District Commissioner. I found some info available on the position of
Unit Commissioner and this will be valuable. Try Mike Bowman's The Net
Commish at http://members.aol.com/netcommish/. Another site I found is:
Hopefully, other's will post additional info.
Three BSA publications that were recommended to me by the former DC are:
Commissioner Administration of Unit Service, #34128B
Commissioner Basic Training Manual, #33613A
Commissioner Fieldbook for Unit Service, #33621
These last two were presented to me by our Council Commissioner when he
Len Christiansen mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
SA Troop 292, Mobile, AL Spanish Trail District Commissioner
Gihim - One Who Encourages