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Announcing Commissioner Basic Online Training!

National Commissioner's Minute

With the launch of Commissioner Basic Online Training, commissioners now can get trained on their own schedule—anytime, anywhere. Tim Acree, National Commissioner Service training chair, outlines the process for becoming fully trained.
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A changing of the guard is ahead for the national commissioner service team. National Commissioner Charles Dahlquist thanks Scott Sorrels and welcomes Ellie Morrison.
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Incoming National Commissioner Service Chair

National Commissioner Service Chair

Incoming National Commissioner Service Chair Ellie Morrison emphasizes relationships with unit leaders as she rejoins the national commissioner service team. Read more

National Commissioner Service Chair Scott Sorrels reflects on his nine years of service to the national commissioner service team. Read more

Recruitment and Retention


Having a plan to recruit commissioners is only the first step, according to National Commissioner Service Recruitment and Retention Chair Larry Chase. Working the plan is just as vital. Read more

National Commissioner Service Training Chair Tim Acree discusses upcoming changes to the College of Commissioner Science curriculum. Read more


Underserved Markets

National Commissioner Service Resources Chair Darlene Sprague provides answers to questions about commissioner colleges. Read more

Targeting diverse communities is a national membership initiative. In support of this aim, National Commissioner Service Underserved Markets Chair Joe Domino encourages commissioners to register for Serving Diverse Communities at Philmont. Read more

BSA News


Northern Tier offers staff opportunities for Scouts wanting to serve Scouting after they turn 18. Read more

Communication is an important part of commissioner service. National Commissioner Service Communications Chair Rick Hillenbrand gives some pointers on which types of communications are best in which situations. Read more

Regional Commissioners

JTE Key Performance Indicators

Regional and Area Commissioners Organization Chart. Read more

Here's a look at the latest Key Performance Indicators from April 2017. Read more

Commissioner Events


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