Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Re: Post-Election Blues was "New OA Election Process"
Re: Post-Election Blues was "New OA Election Process"
Thu, 16 Dec 1999 17:20:29 -0600
> From: Mike Mc Abee
> Subject: Re: Post-Election Blues was "New OA Election Process"
<<clip of Mike's assumptions>>
> With this as a base and "proper and correct explanation" of the OA, the
> election process and what the election means, the ideas of "best" or
> "unworthy" should not come up.
It seems you assume that every 1st Class Scout will have had
ample opportunity to prove himself ' worthy '.
> Moreover, w/ the creation of the OA Rep, "myths", wrong or outdated
> info, or concerns regarding terms or concepts can be clarified. By
> the time a unit holds an election, every boy and Adult in a unit should
> fully understand what they're doing and no youth should be
> "traumatized" when he isn't elected.
Again, your assumptions would seem to indicate that every youth
would be elected and therefore none would be "traumatized".
ASM Troop #42
Des Moines, Iowa