Commissioner Resources


College of Commissioner Science- Saturday, April 26, 2014   

Specific training for anyone who is or wants to be a Unit Commissioner, District Commissioner, Assistant District Commissioner, Roundtable Commissioner or part of Commissioner Staff 



District Commissioner Roster  

Commissioner Manuals

Administration of Commissioner Service , No. 34501
This manual has combined the previous editions of the Administration of Commissioner Service, Basic Commissioner Training, and Continuing Education of Commissioners. Some great additions have been made to the manual to support council-level commissioners and their support to districts, as well as some new sessions of commissioner training to be offered at all levels.

Commissioner Fieldbook for Unit Service , No.33621
Consider this handy book the commissioner's best friend, the book every commissioner should own. It's packed with essential information on commissioner style, commissioner lifesaving, commissioner responsibilities and dozens of other topics on providing unit service. It's the definitive reference on unit charter renewal.

Commissioner Helps for Packs, Troops, and Crews ,No. 33618A
A practical how-to-reference book chock-full of handy tips on helping units upgrade unit program.

Council Commissioner Manual , No. 522-015
This manual was compiled and written to be a basic, yet comprehensive, guide for someone who has never been a council commissioner.

District Resources

A Handbook for District Operations (No. 34739)
This manual provides you with details on the roles and responsibilities for each of the operating committees on the district committee and the commissioner staff.

District Key 3 (No.513-630)
The district Key 3 consists of the district chairman, district commissioner and district executive. These three crucial positions work together to define and serve the needs of the district.

The District (No.33070)
This wide-ranging overview provides information on how the district carries out the operational mission of the council.

District Support Items
A quick-reference list of District support items available online and in hard copy.

District Roundtables(No. 14-633B)

Unit Resources

Recruiting Unit Commissioners


Commissioner Unit Visitation Worksheet

Journey to Excellence Resources

 “Scouting’s Journey to Excellence” is the BSA’s new council performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units, districts and councils. It is replacing the Centennial Quality Awards Program as a means of encouraging excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA.    

Awards and Recognition

The Distinguished Commissioner Service Award administered by the local council.