Committee 26B

Chartered Org. Rep Frank Smithemail
Committee ChairJohn Scanellemail
Advancement ChairMarisa Grovesemail
WebmasterJoe Krakowieckiemail
Merit Badge CoordinatorMarisa Grovesemail
TreasurerShawn Omansemail
SecretaryDanielle Krakowieckiemail
NotaryEllen Sterbenzemail
Outdoor Activities CoordinatorJoe Ilventoemail
Life to Eagle Scout CoordinatorMichael Barra
Membership ChairJohn Scanellemail
Equipment CoordinatorJohn Scanellemail
Training CoordinatorEric Beethamemail
Popcorn KernelShawn Omansemail
Religious ActivitiesAnita Rickershauseremail
Fundraising CoordinatorBill Greenemail

Position Descriptions

Chartered Organization Representative

  • Is a member of the chartered organization.
  • Serves as head of “Scouting department” in the organization.
  • Secures a troop committee chair and encourages training.
  • Maintains a close liaison with the troop committee chair.
  • Help recruits other adult members.
  • Serves as liaison between the troop and the chartered organization.
  • Assists with unit rechartering.
  • Encourages service to the organization.
  • Is an active and involved member of the district committee.
  • Attends troop committee meetings at least quarterly.
  • Plus General Responsibilities

Troop Committee Chair

  • Organize the committee to see that all functions are delegated, coordinated, and completed.
  • Maintain a close relationship with the chartered organization representative and the Scoutmaster.
  • Interpret national and local policies to the troop.
  • Prepare troop committee meeting agendas.
  • Call, preside over, and promote attendance at the monthly troop committee meetings and any special meetings that may be called.
  • Ensure troop representation at monthly roundtables.
  • Secure top-notched, trained leadership for camp leadership.
  • Arrange for charter review and recharter annually including Quality Unit application.
  • Plan the charter presentation with the unit commissioner and charter organization representative.
  • Plus General Responsibilities

Troop Committee Secretary

  • Keep minutes of meetings and publish committee meeting notices.
  • Prepare parent/leader information and make available to support the program.
  • At each committee meeting, report the minutes of the previous meetings.
  • Help maintain the troop website, specifically with adult/leader information.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.  
  • Plus General Responsibilities 

Troop Treasurer

  • Handle all troop funds. Pay bills on recommendation of the Scoutmaster and the authorization of the troop committee.
  • Maintain checking and savings accounts.
  • Supervise money-earning projects in coordination with fund raising coordinator. Insure proper authorization is secured prior to the onset of money-earning projects.
  • Supervise the camp savings plan.
  • Lead in the preparation of the annual troop budget.
  • Lead the Friends of Scouting campaign.
  • Ensure membership application for NESA is submitted to the National Boy Scout Office after verification of a Scout obtaining his Eagle Scout award.
  • Prepare the final checks to support the annual rechartering process.
    Report to the troop committee at each meeting the status of the troop’s finances.
  • Plus General Responsibilities

Advancement Chair

  • Encourage Scouts to advance in rank.
  • Work with the troop scribe to maintain all Scout advancement records.
  • Arrange troop boards of review as needed to support the advancement of the Scouts.
  • Arrange quarterly troop courts of honor. Coordinate the program, awards, and ceremonies with the Scoutmaster and troop committee.
  • Coordinate with the troop merit badge coordinator the troop and district list of merit badge counselors.
  • Submit reports promptly after boards of review to the council service center to insure timely maintenance of council records.
  • Purchase and maintain stock of awards and recognition needed to support the troop advancement program.
  • Work with the Life-to-Eagle Coordinator to insure Life Scout records are in order to support their advancement to Eagle Scout.
  • Report to the troop committee monthly.
  • Plus General Responsibilities

Merit Badge Coordinator

  • Develop and maintain a current list of qualified leaders to serve as merit badge counselors for the troop.
  • Insure that proper registration paperwork is submitted to the district and council offices.
  • Provide the advancement chair and the Scoutmaster a list of counselors to use when working with the Scouts.
  • Work with the troop librarian to maintain an adequate supply of required and the most frequently used Merit Badge books are available to the troop.
  • Work with the Scoutmaster, patrol leaders council, and troop committee to coordinate at least one merit badge program to be offered monthly.
  • Report to the troop committee monthly.
  • Plus General Responsibilities

Life-to-Eagle Scout Coordinator

  • Meet on a-as-needed basis with Eagle Scout candidates prior to them initiating their Eagle Scout project. This meeting should serve as an idea gathering/planning session to start the Scout working on his project.Publicize and encourage attendance by all Life Scouts to the district Life-to-EagleConference.
  • Review with Eagle Scout candidates their proposal for their project prior to them meeting with the troop committee and the district Eagle Scout board representative.
  • Help Life Scouts plan their merit badge advancement to accomplish that portion of their advancement on time.
  • Review the Eagle Scout candidate’s final package including his application and project write-up prior to submission to the board of review.
  • Prepare and request letters of recommendation for each Eagle Scout candidate.
  • Work with Eagle Scout candidate, Scoutmaster and the Scout’s family to plan and organize the Eagle Court of Honor.
  • Work with the committee chair to ensure letters of recognition are requested and the treasurer to insure the application for NESA membership is made.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.
  • Plus General Responsibilities 

Fund Raiser Coordinator

  • Identify appropriate fund raising activities with the support of the troop committee and the patrol leaders council that meet the needs of the troop.
  • Secure the necessary approvals to proceed with the project.
  • Develop and organize the various steps of the project and publish to those involved.
  • Publicize to the troop and the community the specifics of the money-earning project.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.
  • Plus General Responsibilities

Membership Chair

  • Plan, organize and lead annual troop rechartering process.
  • Insure the Quality Unit Award paperwork is completed and submitted in coordination with the recharter process.
  • Coordinate membership committee attendance at all troop meetings to handle the application of new Scouts.
  • Work with the new Scout facilitator and the Webelos Scout coordinator to insure all possible venues for building the troop’s roles are properly managed.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.
  • Plus General Responsibilities

Religious Activities

  • Provide a spiritual tone for troop meetings and activities.
  • Give guidance to the chaplain aide.
  • Promote regular participation of each member in the activities of the religious organization of his choice.
  • Visit homes of Scouts in time of sickness or need.
  • Give spiritual counseling service when needed or requested.
  • Encourage Boy Scouts to earn their appropriate religious emblems. Coordinate with local places of worship and Scouts training in their religious training program.
  • Assist in the development of the annual Scout Sunday program.
  • Complete the paperwork annually for the Bishop’s Award if Merit.
  • Report to the troop committee at each meeting.
  • Plus General Responsibilities 


  • Overall maintenance of  troop web site.  Training of other Troop Leaders in how to send troop emails, use event calendering, and enable online registration system.
  • Training and oversight of youth Webmaster, whose role is maintenance of Troop’s Facebook Page.

Training Coordinator 

  • TBD


  • TBD

Outdoor Activities Coordinator

  • TBD

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