Youth Leadership

 

Senior Patrol Leader – Parker Holborn
Assistant SPL –  Vincent Fontanini
Patrol Leaders Staff Leadership
Badger PL Steven West Bugler Zane Kohl
Badger APL Parijat Mondal Campmaster Brent Wade
Cobra PL James Higgs Chaplain Aide Will Bannister
Cobra APL Brent Wade OA Rep Sean Shaver
Dragon PL Joshua Flinkinger Librarian Pierce Holborn
Dragon APL Sean Shaver Scribe Zeke Kohl
Eagle PL Zeke Kohl Quartermaster Herman Griese
Eagle APL Max Bowyer Quartermaster Saubhagya Shrestha
Lightning Bolt PL Caleb Baer Webmaster Sheridan Bach
Lightning Bolt PL Blaine Snyder Historian vacant
Phoenix PL Kieran Skelton LNT Trainer vacant
Phoenix APL Will Cairns Troop Guide Vincent Fontanini
Road Runner PL Nathan Kirkwood Troop Guide vacant
Road Runner APL Nathaniel Chaput Den Chief vacant
Scorpion PL  Ira Likes Den Chief vacant
Scorpion APL  Nathan Williams Den Chief vacant
   

 

BSA Troop 75 Positions of Responsibility

Patrol Leader’s Council (PLC)

Senior Patrol Leader

The senior patrol leader (SPL) is elected by the Scouts to represent them as the top youth leader in the troop. He runs all troop meetings, events, activities, the annual program planning conference, and the patrol leaders’ council meeting. He appoints other troop youth leaders with the advice and counsel of the Scoutmaster.  Reports to the SM. Star or above rank.

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

The assistant senior patrol leader (ASPL) is elected by the Scouts to represent them as the second highest-ranking youth leader in the troop. The assistant senior patrol leader acts as the senior patrol leader in the absence of the senior patrol leader or when called upon. Directs attendance at all troop meetings. He also provides leadership to other youth leaders in the troop. Reports to the SPL. First Class or above rank.

Patrol Leader

The patrol leader is the elected leader of his patrol. He represents his patrol on the patrol leaders’ council and appoints the assistant patrol leader.  Must maintain roster of his patrol.  Reports attendance to the Scribe at all troop meetings. Reports to the SPL.

Assistant Patrol Leader

The assistant patrol leader is appointed by the patrol leader and leads the patrol in his absence. He represents his patrol at patrol leaders’ council meetings when the patrol leader cannot attend. The assistant patrol leader position does not count towards leadership requirements for Star, Life, or Eagle. Reports to the PL.

 Troop Guide

The troop guide works with new Scouts. He helps them feel comfortable and earn their First Class in their first year. He teaches basic Scout skills and works with the patrol leader at patrol leaders’ council meetings. Appointed by the SM.  Reports to the ASM in charge of new scouts.  First class or above rank.

 

Troop Staff Leadership

Chaplain Aide

The chaplain aide works with the troop chaplain to meet the religious needs of Scouts in the troop. He also works to promote the religious emblems program. Provides support at COH, meals, meetings and vespers.  Appointed by the SPL. Reports to the ASPL.

Instructor/Trainer

The instructor teaches Scouting skills. He is appointed by the Scoutmaster because of his leadership ability and ability to instruct. Reports to the SM.

 Quartermaster

The quartermaster inventories all troop and patrol equipment by location and sees that it is in good working order. He issues patrol and troop equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition. Requests new equipment and supplies as needed.  Must attend four of six campouts during tenure. Appointed by the SPL.  Reports to the ASPL.

Scribe

The scribe keeps the troop records. He records the notes from the PLC and TLC and passes to the Webmaster. Records Scout attendance at troop meetings for documentation. Posts the leadership and patrol rosters.  Appointed by the SPL. Reports to the ASPL.

 Historian

The historian preserves troop photographs, news stories, trophies, flags, scrapbooks, awards, and other memorabilia. Provides interest stories and photos to Webmaster.  Builds binders for displays.  Appointed by the SPL. Reports to the ASPL.

Librarian

The librarian oversees the care and use of troop books, MB pamphlets, and sign out procedures.  Maintains BSA and scout related internet links on troop webpage with Webmaster.  Appointed by the SPL. Reports to the ASPL.

 Den Chief

The den chief works with the Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, and den leaders in the Cub Scout pack. Helps Cub Scouts advance through Cub Scout ranks and encourages Cub Scouts to join a Boy Scout troop upon graduation. He is appointed by the Scoutmaster because of his leadership ability/enthusiasm/ and being a good role model. Reports to the Cub Scout den leader.

Order of the Arrow Representative

The Order of the Arrow Representative is a youth liaison serving between the local Order of the Arrow (OA) lodge or chapter and his troop. In his unit, he helps meet the needs of the unit and will serve as a communication and programmatic link to and from Arrowmen, adult leaders and Scouts who are not presently members of the Order. Appointed by the SPL. Reports to the ASPL.

Campmaster

The campmaster assists in preparing the troop to camp (roster/grub master ID/loading/headcount).  Must attend four of six campouts during tenure. During camp ensure duty rosters are enforced.  Upon return ensure equipment accountability. Appointed by the SPL. Reports to the ASPL. Serving as Campmaster can apply towards positions of responsibility requirements for Star and Life but not Eagle.

Leave No Trace Trainer

The Leave No Trace Trainer (LNTT) provides training and reinforcement of BSA LNT policies in all troop activities. Appointed by the SPL. Reports to the ASPL.

Webmaster

The webmaster updates the troop website with troop photos, stories, the troop calendar input, and other website information provided to him by troop staff and SM.  Must have experience with computers and have access to a computer on the network. Appointed by the SPL. Reports to the ASPL.

Bugler

The Bugler is elected by the Scouts to represent them with the troop bugle.  The Bugler must be able to make appropriate bugle calls, as requested, at troop activities. Provides support at COH, campouts and, meetings. Reports to the ASPL. Serving as Bugler can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star and Life but not Eagle.

Musician

Boy Scouts who are members of bands, drill teams, or drum and bugle corps affiliated with a unit or a local council may also wear the musician badge special insignia. The musician position does not count towards leadership requirements for Star, Life, or Eagle.

 

Junior Leadership

Junior Assistant Scoutmaster

The junior assistant Scoutmaster (JASM) serves in the capacity of an assistant Scoutmaster except where legal age and maturity are required. He must be at least 16 years old and not yet 18. He is appointed by the Scoutmaster because of his leadership ability. Reports to the SM.

 

Troop Leadership Council (TLC) – Is comprised of the members of the Patrol Leader’s Council (PLC) and the Troop Staff Leadership.

Ranks requiring Positions of Responsibility

Star Rank #5 “While a First Class Scout, serve actively 4 months in one or more of the following positions…”

Life Rank #5 “While a Star Scout, serve actively 6 months in one or more of the positions of responsibility…”

Eagle Scout Rank #4 “While a Life Scout, serve actively for a period of 6 months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility…” (reduced list)