Western Region Boatswain Application 2013-2014

SeaScouts-Ft.Henry-LookoutAre you a Boatswain and seeking new opportunities to lead?

Are you interested in helping build the New Century of Sea Scouts?

We are now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Western Region Boatswain. Applications are available for download here. Applications are due by May 1, 2013.

Interested Sea Scout candidate must meet all of the following qualifications:

  1. Be a current or past Ship’s Boatswain; or a current or past wardroom officer of the Regional Fleet (Region)/Flotilla (Area)/or Squadron (Council); or a current or past officer of a Teen Leaders’ Council of the Region/Area/Council/or District.
  2. Be recommended and approved by his or her council.
  3. Be a current primary registered Sea Scout in his or her council. Must be a registered youth in Sea Scouts during their complete term of office.
  4. Be able to attend the BSA Regional Meetings as requested.

The duties of the Western Region Boatswain include:

  1. Represents Sea Scouts BSA at:
  • National meetings (when designated)
  • Regional activities and meetings (Monthly Phone Conferences, Events such as Safety @ Sea, Southwestern Rendezvous, Ancient Mariner Regatta & when designated)
  • International activities and meetings (when designated)
  • Council activities (when invited)
  • Special projects/task forces (as assigned)
  1. Will serve as the youth representative on the Western Region Sea Scout Committee.
  2. Is responsible to the Western Region Commodore (volunteer) and the Region Adviser (professional) for Sea Scouts BSA.
  3. Supports the programs and activities designed by the Boy Scouts of America.
  4. Supports the Boy Scouts of America in training of Sea Scout youth and adult leaders.
  5. Promotes National, Regional, and Area activities, Programs, and Awards.
  6. Serves as the liaison from the Region with other youth leadership of Sea Scouts.
  7. Agrees to wear the National Standard Sea Scout uniform and identity items as suggested by the Regional Commodore (paid for at own expense).

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