The Commissioner Newsletter

The Commissioner Newsletter

 

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a publication for commissioners and professionals

Spring 2021

Scott Sorrels

National Commissioner

Go Start a Cub Scout Pack

What is the most important thing you can do for Scouting? That’s easy. Go start a Cub Scout pack! We know from our personal journey how the lockdown has…

Jeff Bostwick

Recruiting and Retention Chair

Adapting to Change

If you are like me, you might be exhausted with all the new normals we have confronted in the last year. With the upheaval of 2020-2021, you might be…

Larry Chase

Service Chair

Adapting to Change

You may have noticed one constant in recent communications to commissioners: change

Darlene Spargue

Resource Chair

As commissioners, we should always be attuned to changes in the Boy Scouts of America. We owe it to the units we serve…

John Cherry

Development Chair

Developing Commissioners to Enable Them to Serve Units Effectively

One of the new areas of focus as we continue to adapt to change…

Sue Simmons

Starting and Sustaining Units Chair

The Only Thing Constant in Life is Change

We have all experienced an abundance of change in our lives recently; most would say more than we would normally expect

Mike Moegenburg

Marketing and Communications Chair

Adapting to Change – Marketing and Communication

We are seeing change in many aspects of our lives. We need to adapt to change when it occurs, and as commissioners …

Steve Lee

Program Chair

Adapting to Change -Program Support

Choose an achievement this year you consider memorablemomentous or a milestone. Maybe the unit you serve…

Rick Hillenbrand

Commissioner Technology Chair

Keeping Up With BSA's Technology Changes

If you feel that it’s impossible to keep up with all the technology changes BSA is constantly making, you are not alone…

Chris Beaver

Roundtable Support Chair

Empowering Unit Leaders Through Times of Change

At this point a year ago, many of us were not necessarily familiar with virtual meeting platforms. Now, we use these…

Craig Martin

Program Chair

Exploring and Adapting to Change in an Uncertain Time

It is probably an understatement to say that COVID-19, along with the ongoing BSA restructuring, has turned our Scouting…

Gail Plucker

Southern Regional Commissioner

Adapting to and Growing Through Change

I can’t think of a single year in my 23 years as a volunteer that was completely quiet, devoid of change, or “boulder free.” But I…

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Scott Sorrels

National Commissioner

The Power and Resilience of Scouting in a Time of Change

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Jeff Bostwick

Recruiting and Retention Chair

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Larry Chase

Service Chair

Celebrating Service

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Darlene Spargue

Resource Chair

Using Commissioner Resources to Help in Adapting to Change

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John Cherry

Development Chair

Developing Commissioners to Enable Them to Serve Units Effectively

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Sue Simmons

Starting and Sustaining Units Chair

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Mike Moegenburg

Marketing and
Communications Chair

Adapting to Change – Marketing and Communication

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Rick Hillenbrand

Commissioner Technology Chair

Chris Beaver
Chris Beaver

Roundtable Support Chair

Gail Plucker
Gail Plucker

Southern Regional Commissioner

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