Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Re: MB book revisions
Re: MB book revisions
Paul S. Wolf
Tue, 14 Dec 1999 11:05:05 -0500
> It is probably too late to effect change on the Y2K designated MBs.
> But, I would, immodestly, recommend to BSA a different revision
> 1. Publicly release a three year plan announcing which MBs are
> scheduled for revision; inclusion, or decommissioning.
> 2. Two years out, announce the names of the BSA lead professional (not
> necessarily the writer), and any/the advisory team, for each MB so
> that visions and recommendations can be submitted for consideration.
> 3. One year out, circulate any skeletal format or proto-draft for
> comment to those who responded to steps 1 & 2.
Actually, that IS the process, to a large extent. I've seen copies of
draft revisions to the Plant Science MB, which are being reviewed by
Scouters, professionals in the industry, and other interested parties.
It doesn't go to EVERYONE, but it is given wide-spread distribution.
There is a simple explanation of how MB's are proposed and changed at
the following URL: http://usscouts.org/mb/proposals.html
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.WPI.edu
Advancement/Safety Webmaster, USSSP http://usscouts.org