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BSA Troop 430

            Troop Committee

                           Mark Conard

The Committee Representative is appointed by the Committee Chair and

serves at the pleasure of the Committee Chair and the Troop Committee.

Committee Secretary duties:

  • Keep minutes of meetings and send out committee meeting notices
  • At each committee meeting report the minutes of the last meeting
  • Assures tour permits and permission slips are properly prepared and submitted
  • Assures membership and registration material is distributed and properly completed
  • Coordinate the following activities: Phone Tree, Troop Roster, Photo Copy Resources, Newsletter, Hospitality, and Web Page
  • Maintains and distributes Troop policies and procedures
  • Handle publicity
  • Conduct the Troop resource survey

Job Description: Troop Committee Treasurer

                     Aloke Tusnial

The Committee Treasurer is appointed by the Committee Chair and serves at the pleasure of the Committee Chair and the Troop Committee.

Committee Treasurer duties:

  • Handle all Troop funds.
  • Maintain checking and savings accounts
  • Pay bills on recommendation of the Scoutmaster and authorization of the Troop committee
  • Maintain adequate records for IRS filing purposes
  • Train and supervise the Troop Scribe in record keeping
  • Keep adequate records in the Troop Record Book
  • Supervise money-earning projects, including obtaining proper authorizations
  • Supervise the camp savings plan
  • Lead in the preparation of the annual Troop budget
  • Lead the Friends of Scouting campaign
  • Report to the Troop Committee at each meeting
  • Coordinate the following activities: Fundraising, Scrip, Troop T-Shirts, Patches, Nametags, Popcorn Sales, and Scout-O-Rama Ticket sales.

Job Description: Committee Outdoor & Activities Coordinator

                       Huey Bullock

The Committee Outdoor & Activities Coordinator is appointed by the Committee Chair and serves at the pleasure of the Committee Chair and the Troop Committee.

Committee Outdoor & Activities Coordinator duties:

  • Promotes the National Camping Award
  • Ensures a monthly Outing Program
  • Consults with the Scoutmaster to prepare for each outing or activity
  • Arranges through the outing Point Of Contact (POC) to secure all required permits, permission slips, campsites, and transportation
  • Coordinates with the POC the following annual outings/activities: Scouting For Food, Camporee, Scouting On Display, Scout-Show, Canoe Trip, Winter Camp, and Summer Camp
  • Coordinates the activities of the adult committee member POCs for Service Projects
  • Report to the Troop Committee at each meeting.

Job Description: Committee Advancement Coordinator

                          Will Ingraham

The Committee Advancement Coordinator is appointed by the Committee Chair and serves at the pleasure of the Committee Chair and the Troop Committee.

Committee Advancement Coordinator duties:

  • Encourages Scouts to advance in rank
  • Works with the Troop Scribe to maintain all Scout advancement records
  • Advise the Scoutmaster of Scouts failing to advance for 3 months or longer
  • Arranges Troop Board of Reviews and quarterly Courts of Honor
  • Develops and maintains a Merit Badge Counselor list
  • Complete and submit the correct form to the Council Service Center to secure badges and certificates
  • Work with the Troop Librarian to build and maintain a Troop library of merit badge pamphlets and other advancement literature
  • Recruit committee members to serve as Life to Eagle Advisors
  • Report to the Troop Committee at each meeting

Job Description: Committee Chair Coordinator

            Jere Stokely

The Committee Training Coordinator is appointed by the Committee Chair and serves at the pleasure of the Committee Chair and the Troop Committee.

Committee Training Coordinator duties:

  • Ensures Troop adult leaders and committee members have opportunities for training
  • Maintains an inventory of up-to-date training materials, videotapes, and other training resources
  • Maintains a record of adult training for purposes of re-certification and fulfilling BSA requirements
  • Works with the District training team in scheduling Scout Adult Leadership Training (SALT) for all new adult leaders
  • Responsible for BSA Youth Protection training within the Troop
  • Encourages Junior Leadership Training (JLT) within the Troop and at the council and national levels
  • Reports to the Troop Committee at each meeting

Job Description: Committee Equipment Coordinator (QuarterMaster)

                  Donnell Cartwright

The Committee Equipment Coordinator is appointed by the Committee Chair and serves at the pleasure of the Committee Chair and the Troop Committee.  The Committee Equipment Coordinator is sometimes referred to as the Adult Quartermaster or simply Quartermaster, and should not be confused with the Troop Quartermaster which is a junior leadership position.

Committee Equipment Coordinator duties:

  • Supervise and help the Troop procure equipment
  • Work with the Troop Quartermaster on inventory and proper storage and maintenance of all Troop equipment
  • Make periodic safety checks on all troop gear, and encourage Scouts in the safe use of all equipment
  • Report to the Troop Committee at each meeting

Job Description: Committee Point Of Contact

              Assigned as needed

For each outing and activity there is a Committee Member volunteer assigned to be the Point Of Contact (POC).

Point Of Contact duties:

  • Coordinate with the Scoutmaster, Committee Outings and Activities Coordinator, Committee Equipment Coordinator, Committee Secretary, and Committee Treasurer to ensure a successful outing or activity
  • Provide Troop representation for outings and activities at the District or Council level 

Job Description: Parents' Role within the Troop

                   All Scouts Parents

The role of parents is to be supportive of the Troop's efforts and to provide the atmosphere Scouts need to learn and excel. 

Parents should:

  • Read their Scout's handbook
  • Understand the Aims and Methods of Scouting
  • Undertake Youth Protection training and New Leader Essentials
  • Actively follow their Scout's progress or lack thereof and offer encouragement adn a push when needed
  • Show support to both the individual Scout and the Troop by attending all Troop Courts of Honor and as many Troop meetings as possible
  • Assist, as requested, in all Troop fundraisers, activities, and outings
  • Participate on Boards of Review

Conduct all activities under qualified leadership, safe conditions, and policies of the chartered organization and the Boy Scouts of America

BSA Troop 430  |  1015 Old Roswell Rd. Roswell, GA 30076  |  770-993-6084  |  Email: info@troop430.org

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