The Commissioner Newsletter


Spring 2019

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Recruitment and Retention

National Commissioner’s Minute

Developing a commissioner recruitment initiative is a good strategy for providing consistent support to unit leaders, according to Recruitment and Retention Chair Kevin Baker. Read more

National Commissioner Ellie Morrison reflects on commissioner accomplishments over the past year and thanks outgoing regional commissioners. Read more


National Commissioner Service Chair

Resources Chair Darlene Sprague identifies resources that commissioners can use to help unit leaders create recruitment campaigns and recruitment plans. Read more

National Commissioner Service Chair Larry Chase explains how simple and unified tools and techniques can help commissioners support unit leaders. Read more

Starting and Sustaining Units

Commissioner Development

Starting and Sustaining Units Chair Sue Simmons reminds commissioners how using the Journey to Excellence can help support unit growth. Read more

Taking advantage of available training and development opportunities can help commissioners fulfill their responsibilities to support units, says Commissioner Development Chair John Cherry. Read more


Marketing and Communications

Program Chair Steve Lee describes three ways that commissioners can support unit growth and program continuity. Read more

Good communication within a unit has a number of benefits, says Marketing and Communications Chair Mike Moegenburg. Read more


Commissioner Technology

Exploring Chair Craig Martin explains how Exploring’s service team members and Scouting’s commissioners can work together to strengthen both youth programs. Read more

Commissioner Technology Chair Rick Hillenbrand points out several tools and reports that can help commissioners focus recruitment efforts. Read more

BSA News

JTE Key Performance Indicators

Leadership and training conferences to be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Read more

Here’s a look at the latest Key Performance Indicators from April 2019. Read more

Regional Commissioners

Commissioner Events

Regional and Area Commissioners Organization Chart. Read more

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