scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: Is this a job for the Scoutmaster? (2nd time)
Joseph A. Alessi (JosephAlessi@COMPUSERVE.COM
Wed Feb 23 2000 - 19:30:11 CST
Mike Walton wrote:
>But we're talking about a progress report between
>those youth HE APPOINTED and the Troop's Committee, who doesn't have ANY
>REAL BUSINESS KNOWING.
>WHAT BUSINESS IS IT OF THE TROOP'S COMMITTEE?? (sorry to yell, Ken.)
>It is not the Troop Committee's business to care about the Troop's
>leadership. That's the responsibility of the Scoutmaster and the Senior
>Patrol Leader. If the, let's say, the Scribe...if the Scribe isn't doing
>his job according to the job description that was provided for him during
>that training he attended....and after being talked to by the Troop's SPL
>and Scoutmaster, then it becomes a matter for the Troop's leadership (the
>Senior Patrol Leader assisted by the Scoutmaster) to make whatever
>corrective actions need to be done.
In my mind, the proper question for the advancement chair to ask would be
"How do you determine that someone is fulfilling the duties of their
position of responsibility? What actions do you take when they are not
doing the job?"
This would be the proper role of the committee: to make sure that the troop
leadership understands the methods to be used in the deliverance of the
Joseph A. Alessi
Vice Chair - Program, Lafayette District
Committee Member Troop 313, Cradle of Liberty Council
Adviser to the Treasurer, Unami Lodge One
Quartermaster, Jambo 2001 Council Contingent
I used to be an Owl!