scouts-l Mail Archive for May of 2000: Re: Eagle BOR
Wed May 17 2000 - 17:09:29 CDT
It sounds like, from what you've quoted, that the answer is YES, members of troop
committee DO serve on Boards of Review. According to the quote, only the SM and
ASMs are prohibited.
Am I missing something here?
-- Anita H. <email@example.com>
Marcie Ewasko wrote:
> <Can a member of the troop committee serve on a Scouts Eagle BOR?
> I think the answer is no, according to item #8 from the current Eagle
> The following is requirement 8 from the Eagle Workbook:
> "8. The board of review for an Eagle candidate is composed of at least three
> but not more than six members. One member serves as chairman. Unit leaders,
> assistant unit leaders, relatives, or guardians may not serve as members of a
> Scout's board of review.
> The board of review members should convene at least 30 minutes before the
> candidate appears in order to review the application, reference checks, and
> leadership service project report. At least one district or council
> advancement representative must be a member of the Eagle board of review if
> the board of review is conducted on a unit level. A council or district may
> designate more than one person to serve as a member of Eagle boards of review
> when requested to do so by the unit. It is not required that these persons be
> members of the advancement committee; however, they must have an
> understanding of the importance of the Eagle board of review."
> If the BOR is held at the unit level, unit leaders refers to scoutmaster and
> assistant scoutmasters. It's the committee chairman's job to arrange the
> BOR. Just as in BORs for all the other ranks, the scoutmaster and assistants
> may not serve on the board. That is the committee's job, set up by the
> advancement chairman.