Greetings from the Commissioner Service of the Shenandoah Area Council.
We would like to thank you for visiting our Council's Commissioner Page. We are hopeful that you will take time and learn about Commissioners and how they can assist your unit in providing a quality program. Our Commissioner stand ready to serve the youth of the Shenandoah Area Council.
Commissioners are District and Council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, and Venturing Crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. They also oversee the unit charter renewal plan so that each unit reregisters on time with an optimum number of youth and adult members.
How is Commissioner Service Organized?
At the National level, BSA has a National Commissioner. Similarly, each Council has a Council Commissioner and Assistant Council Commissioner. However, it is at the District level that you will find more than 95% of BSA's Commissioners serving. Whether as District Commissioner, Assistant District Commissioners, Roundtable Commissioners, or Unit Commissioners, these dedicated Scouters provide every aspect of Unit service.
The District Commissioner is a volunteer who works with the Roundtable Commissioners, Unit Commissioners, and Assistant District Commissioners in your district. These Commissioners play several roles, including friend, representative, unit "doctor" teacher and counselor.
Your Unit Commissioner
The Unit Commissioner's mission is to provide guidance, and deliver meaningful service to the units that they serve. This brings about membership growth, ensures on time charter renewal, and helps units succeed. Unit commissioners are assigned to a small group of individual units, and are available to address specific unit needs as they arise.
Roundtable Commissioners provide unit leaders with resources and training in program skills through regularly scheduled roundtable meetings.
Click here to go to the National Commissioner Site: National Commissioner Site