The Commissioner Newsletter


Fall 2018

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National Commissioner’s Minute


Commissioners have a big role in ensuring every member has a great Scouting experience, according to National Commissioner Ellie Morrison. Read more

Recruitment and Retention

National Commissioner Service Chair

Ensuring great experiences for every member will require more commissioners to help coach and mentor unit leaders, according to Recruitment and Retention Chair Kevin Baker. Read more

National Commissioner Service Chair Larry Chase outlines the National Commissioner Service Team’s renewed focus on a simple and unified approach to better help commissioners provide unit service. Read more


Commissioner Development

Numerous resources are available for commissioners to use when working with new units, according to Resources Chair Darlene Sprague. Read more

Commissioner Development Chair John Cherry discusses the roles of training, learning, and development and shares goals for commissioner development. Read more



Marketing and Communications

Roundtable Chair Scott McKenzie shares some ideas for making roundtable more flexible and more effective in supporting unit leaders. Read more

Marketing and Communications Chair Mike Moegenburg emphasizes the importance of communication during the process of forming a new unit. Read more

BSA News

Commissioner Technology

Beginning in January 2019, Scoutbook will be free for all units. Read more

Commissioner Technology Chair Rick Hillenbrand points out how technology can help commissioners support new leaders. 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 September 2018. Read more


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