Indian Springs District Committee Meeting Minutes
August 6, 2015
Meeting called to order at 7:00
Opened with Pledge of Allegiance

AAC Representatives
Jason Volz, AAC Director of Field Services, was present and gave announcements on Council Activities.
Jenny Chapin, AAC Vice President of District Operations spoke on relationship and Council activities.

New Business / Announcements
  • Discussion on District Chair and interim Chair to fill remaining term
  • Discussion on Twilight Camp location and attendance - 105 Scouts paid
  • Independence Day parade discussion

Special Business
  • Jay Davis, nominating Committee Chair, presented the nomination of Walter Todd for Interim District Chair
    to fill the vacancy left by the departure of Tyler Barr.
  • Opened for Discussion and vote
  • Nomination passed. Install was immediate.

Committee reports

Membership
  • Elementary School Buzz Ups begin next week, followed by Fall Recruiting.
  • Open houses were productive
  • New units in the works

Activities
  • Fall Camporee planning was held with a low turnout. Next planning meeting is August 16.
  • Spring 2016 Camporee conflicts with AAC 100 years camp. Looking to alternate date.
  • Webelos Woods currently has no director.

Training
  • Discussion on the new training setup. Working to hold multiple course areas on single date.
  • Next training is coming Saturday, August 8 at Bay Springs
  • Discussion of upcoming calendar of training

Advancement
  • Report on a busy Eagle season. District has 97 Eagle eligible candidates. 2015 has had 13 Eagle BORs.
  • Currently planning 2016 Spring MB clinic.

Camping/Outdoor Promotion
  • Units need to send summer camp information to Georgia.
  • OA elections possibly beginning in December due to earlier Spring Camporee.
  • Need to send notices of make-up Ordeal to remaining candidates.

Commissioner
  • Commissioners will meet August 13
  • Detailed assessments are finishing up.

Finance
  • 31 units have registered to sell popcorn
  • Golden Eagle breakfast set for December at Cobb Galleria
  • Family FOS Chair is Mark Lewis

Communications
  • No report

District Professionals
  • Tyler Barr will move to Nominating Committee
  • Fall Recruiting is beginning
  • District Committee nomination notification will be going out shortly.



Meeting closed at 8:10