Secretary 2017-05-30T04:26:22+00:00

Secretary

The Troop Secretary is appointed by the Committee Chairman to keep minutes and records, send notices, and handle publicity

 Qualifications:

Is at least 21 years old, subscribes to the Declaration of Religious Principle, and agrees to abide by the Scout Oath and the Scout Law. Possesses the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth. Is appointed by the Committee Chairman to serve as its official Scouting representative and is registered as an adult leader of the BSA other than the Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster.

Responsibilities:

The Troop Secretary’s responsibilities are to:

  • Attend all troop committee meetings, record the minutes, with special emphasis on decisions made, actions taken, and policy made.
  • Transcribe and distribute rough draft of minutes to attendees as soon as possible following the committee meeting to ensure members have time to follow up on action items.
  • Provide electronic copy of meeting minutes to troop webmaster for posting on troop web site with in one week after meeting.
  • Send out committee meeting notices.
  • Handle publicity.
  • At each meeting, report the minutes of the previous meeting.
  • Provide copies for those attending.
  • Handle troop correspondence as needed.