Area Commissioner's Key and Arrowhead Honor

Commissioner's Key Knot Arrowhead Honor Patch


Complete Commissioner Basic Training.


Complete 3 years as a registered commissioner within a 5-year period.
(Tenure for one award cannot be used for other training awards.)


Complete the Arrowhead Honor Award projects for your position.

Requirements for the Arrowhead Honor:

  1. Work with your area director or other designated staff adviser to evaluate the performance of the council commissioners
    at least twice annually.
  2. Establish regular communication with each council commissioner in the area, taking advantage of resources provided by the national and regional support structures.
  3. Chair at least four council commissioner meetings annually—either in person or by conference call—and include an
    evaluation on the progress of the following:
    • Develop and put into action a suitable recruiting and retention plan for the councils in the area.
    • Conduct unit commissioner membership ratio evaluations with the stated goal of improving our ratios by specified amounts.
    • Develop a plan for training and use of the Unit Visitation Tracking System 2.0 in the councils.
    • Discuss on a regular basis how to expand the role of the commissioner in an effective Key 3 relationship.
    • Promote the national training opportunities for the commissioner corps, including those at the Philmont Training Center.
  4. Visit at least three councils in your area during the calendar year.
  5. Participate with or serve on the faculty of a commissioner conference or College of Commissioner Science.

Source: Administration of Commissioner Service (34501) - Page 47

Page updated on: May 23, 2014

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