Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Re: Communication with council
Re: Communication with council
Sun, 19 Dec 1999 23:25:13 -0500
At last, the $64,000 question! Your Chartered Organization
Representative is ex-officio a member of both the district and council
committee and should be going to both meetings as they occur. You tell
him or her your good and bad impressions and s/he takes them to both the
district and council. At least that is the way things are SUPPOSED to
be working. In my district, I have only seen three CORs/SCs/IRs at ANY
district meeting. Two were fairly faithful, the third only made a few
Ideally, you have a nominating committee of senior district folks, who
have something on everyone in the district <vbg>, and meet as needed to
find and urge skilled folks to volunteer to various district positions.
The arm twisting is why you need some blackmail items.
> I've followed the funding question with interest and have another along
> similar lines. What is the official method for units to communicate
> with council? How do we tell them something is working well? How do we
> tell them something isn't working well? Should this be done through the
> Does the district committee chair sit on some sort of council committee?
> Although the district committee chair is a volunteer, he is recruited by
> the DE, isn't he? (That's how we acquired our new one. Is it done
> differently in other areas?) Is there some sort of volunteer selected
> by the volunteers who sits on council committees?
> - Tee (getting into Scouting 102 now)
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