scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Scouter to Scout e-mail issue
Larry Jackson (larry.jackson@JUNO.COM
Sat Jun 24 2000 - 08:26:06 CDT
Donna Davis-Daisley <Star5Mom@AOL.COM>:
I'm in a bit of a quandary, ...
I was absolutely dumbfounded by the e-mail -- blatant
The e-mailing staffer sent a letter of apology, with the
explanation that our son receiving the mail was a
computer error merging two different mailing lists. ...
We spoke with our son, ...
He related that this was not the first e-mail sent - most
concerned real JLTC staff issues - but several others
were of the humorous dancing-real-close-to-the line as
far as being appropriate.
Today, we received a phone call from the professional
staffer, relating that the SM/Director for the JLTC course
had contacted him and asked that the "e-mailer" be
reinstated as a staff person - the reason for the request
being that the JLTC only has 2 adults serving on staff,
and they need this person, ...
Would you be comfortable with this person serving with
Personally, I would be uncomfortable. A real need for
staff does not translate into a good reason to use just
anyone who comes along.
And it seems, from your discussion with your son, that
this was not the only time there was "a computer error
merging two different mailing lists", the apology
I would point out the multiple message problem to the
professional staffer and indicate that you were concerned.
I know I would be.
Larry Jackson, former IH