Leadership

Leadership in Troop 919 is divided between both youth and adults.

Positions in our troop include:

Scoutmaster

The Scoutmaster is the adult leader responsible for the image and program of the troop. The Scoutmaster and his assistant Scoutmasters work directly with the Scouts. The importance of the Scoutmaster's job is reflected in the fact that the quality of his guidance will affect every youth and adult involved in the troop. The Scoutmaster can be...

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Assistant Scoutmaster

The Assistant Scoutmaster helps operate the troop. Each assistant Scoutmaster is assigned specific program duties and reports to the Scoutmaster. They also provide the required two-deep leadership standards set by the Boy Scouts of America (there must be at least two adults present at any Boy Scout activity. An assistant Scoutmaster may be 18 years old, but...

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Senior Patrol Leader

The Senior Patrol Leader is the senior youth leader for the Troop. He must hold at least the rank of Star Scout, have been a member of the Troop for at least one year, and possess the Scoutmaster's recommendation. The Senior Patrol Leader will be chosen annually from Scouts nominated by the Troop. The Senior Patrol Leader...

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Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader must hold at least the rank of First Class. The ASPL is nominated by the SPL and approved by the Scoutmaster.  The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is responsible for:  meeting regularly with the Scoutmaster and the SPL,acting as the SPL in his absence, carrying out the instructions of the SPL,acting as the "Sergeant-at-Arms" to...

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Junior Assistant Scoutmasters

Junior Assistant Scoutmasters must be nominated by the Scoutmaster and confirmed by a vote of the troop committee, must be at least 16 years old but not yet 18, must demonstrate marked ability as a leader, and must be proficient in scouting skills. The Junior Assistant Scoutmaster is responsible for: meeting regularly with the Scoutmaster helping the...

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Troop Scribe

The Troop Scribe is appointed by the Scoutmaster on the recommendation of the SPL The Troop Scribe is responsible for: meeting with the troop's Secretary, Treasurer and Advancement Coordinator to coordinate communication with the Troopmaintaining troop attendance recordsmaintaining a record of all upcoming troop activities, andtaking the minutes of the junior staff  meetings

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Troop Quartermaster

The Troop Quartermaster is appointed by the Scoutmaster on the recommendation of the SPL The Troop Quartermaster is responsible for: meeting with the troop's Equipment Coordinator to oversee the Troop's equipment,maintaining a detailed inventory of the troop's equipment (including camping gear, flags, etc.) and a check out log showing who has custody of each item,inspecting the troop...

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Troop Librarian

The Troop Librarian is appointed by the Scoutmaster on the recommendation of the SPL The Troop Librarian is responsible for: maintaining the troop's library of scouting literature and merit badge pamphlets,assisting the troop's Advancement Coordinator in the conduct of the annual inventory (each December) of troop books and publications, andusing a systematic method for loaning and collecting...

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Troop Historian

The Troop Historian is appointed by the Scoutmaster on the recommendation of the SPL The Troop Historian is responsible for: meeting regularly with the troop's Secretary, Activities Coordinator and Webmaster to ensure his responsibilities are properly carried out,maintaining photographs, video and other historical records of the Troop,maintaining a camping log to include locations, dates, attendees, and comments...

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Troop Chaplain Aide

The Troop Chaplain Aide is appointed by the Scoutmaster on the recommendation of the SPL The Troop Chaplain Aide is responsible for: meeting regularly with the troop's Chaplain,assisting the troop's Chaplain or, in his absence, planning and conducting non-denominational religious services at troop meetings and activities,promoting and informing scouts about the religious emblem programs of their faith...

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Troop Guide

The Troop Guide is appointed by the Scoutmaster and must hold at least the rank of Star Scout and be proficient in advancement skills. The Troop Guide is responsible for: meeting regularly with the Scoutmaster and Junion Assistant Scoutmastersteaching other scouts, especially new scouts Second Class and below, the skills necessary to advance in rank, and specializing in...

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Patrol Leader

The Patrol Leader must be of First Class Rank and may be elected by the members of his patrol or selected by the Scoutmaster on the recommendation of the SPL The Patrol Leader is responsible for: meeting regularly with the SPL, ASPL and JASM regarding troop activitiesplanning and leading patrol activitiesseeing that each scout in the...

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Assistant Patrol Leader

The Assistant Patrol Leader is nominated by the Patrol Leader and is approved by the Scoutmaster. The Assistant Patrol Leader is responsible for: Attending regular meetings with the troop's Scoutmaster to ensure responsibilities are properly carried out,assisting the Patrol Leader in his duties and in carrying out his program,performing other duties as assigned by the Patrol Leader,...

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Den Chief

The Den Chief is appointed by the Scoutmaster. The Den Chief is responsible for: Attending regular meetings with the adult members of the den, pack and troop as necessaryknowing the purposes of Cub Scouting and helping Cub Scouts advance through Cub Scout ranks,encouraging Cub Scouts to join a Boy Scout troop upon graduation, andhelping out and assisting...

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