Pack Committee Chairperson

Preferred Tenure:

2+ Years

Typical Months of Activity:

Full Year

Time Commitment:

  • 5-6 hours per month
  • Busier months are august through October, as the school year gets underway and Pack activities begin to ramp up.

Requirements:

  • Scout Leader Uniform - Yes
  • Attend Monthly Pack Leader Meetings - Yes
  • Training - Youth Protection & Online Position-specific training
  • Ideal Characteristics - Good delegatororganizer & effective communicator

Description:

The pack committee chair leads the pack committee and thus is responsible for the administration, oversight, and support of the pack program. The pack committee chair’s role is to:

  • Maintain a close relationship with the chartered organization representative and the chartered organization to cultivate harmonious relations and maintain communications.
  • Confer with the Cubmaster on policy matters relating to Cub Scouting and the chartered organization.
  • Supervise pack committee operation by
    • Calling and presiding at pack leaders' meetings.
    • Assigning duties to committee members.
    • Planning for pack charter review, roundup, and re-registration.
    • Approving bills before payment by the pack treasurer.
  • Conduct the annual pack program planning conference and pack leaders’ meetings.
  • Ask the committee to assist with recommendations for Cubmaster, assistant Cubmasters, and den leaders, as needed.
  • Recognize the need for more dens, and see that they are formed as needed.
  • Work with the chartered organization representative to provide adequate and safe facilities for pack meetings.
  • Cooperate with the Cubmaster on council-approved money-earning projects so the pack can earn money for materials and equipment.
  • If the Cubmaster is unable to serve, assume active direction of the pack until a successor is recruited and registered.
  • Develop and maintain strong pack-troop relationships, and work closely with the unit commissioner and other pack and troop leaders in bringing about a smooth transition of Webelos Scouts into the troop.
  • Support the policies of the BSA.