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DFWAE President Kandice Poteet
|Thoughts from the President
For those of you that know me and my other adult volunteer role in Scouting, I promise that we will enjoy a few SMORES and MORE during our “Journey to Excellence” this year! Thank you for entrusting me to be your “Scoutmaster” as we work our mission to LEARN, LEAD and SHARE! Let’s SUMMIT!
Like the BSA, with the help of many very qualified and trained volunteer professionals, we have an organization to be very proud of. We have built a firm foundation. Our troop is strong and viable. The patrols are in place and the patrol leaders are already busy recruiting those to serve in the various functions of our troop. In the BSA, the individual patrols are the building blocks within the Boy Scout troop. Within each patrol, the members share the responsibility for the patrol’s success. Within each patrol, each individual serves in positions of patrol leadership and begin to enjoy friendships, a sense of belonging and the achievements of the individual patrol and each of its members. As scouts work the “patrol method”, they are more likely to retain leadership values and achieve the primary mission of the BSA which is to “produce useful citizens”. Like the BSA, our “Journey to Excellence” this year is to charge our individual committees and our board to produce a community of useful citizens for DFWAE “Troop 16-17”. This leadership development model can be a mountaintop experience for those that accept the challenge to be mountaineers that choose to SUMMIT.
Congratulations to the following that have accepted leadership positions in DFWAE “Troop 2016-17”!
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Executive Troop Committee:
President Elect, Marilyn Ellis
Vice President, Kris Williams
Secretary, Jonathan Kraatz
Treasurer, Craig Nauta
Immediate Past President, Tom Chapman
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Senior Patrol Leaders:
A-DAY Patrol Leaders
Sponsorship Patrol Leader
Membership Patrol Leader
Marketing Patrol Leader
Candice Benjamin Muldrow
Programs/Education Patrol Leader
Venue and Menu Patrol Leader
CAE Study Group Patrol Leader
Awards Patrol Leader
By Laws Patrol Leader
Finance Patrol Leader
Nominating Patrol Leader
STRATEGIC PLAN PATROL CHAMPIONS
Chair, Marilyn Ellis
Administrative/Operations, Phill Martin
Board Governance, Judy Pulice
Finance, Jonathan Kraatz
Marketing & Communications, Bradley Elliot
Membership, Rhonda Ledbetter
Programs, Mollie Pillman
And…, the wizard behind the curtain that keeps us all organized, Dave Beebe and his partner Raquel Navarrette of Madeleine Crouch & Company!
Leaders looking for Leaders to join patrols! If there is an area in which you would like to be involved, WE WANT YOU! Email your Scoutmaster at email@example.com!
Our charge is to Learn, Lead and Share as we “Journey to Excellence” in 2016-17!
Forget to Renew Your DFWAE Annual Dues? You Can Take Care of it Now!
Click here to renew your membership for the 2016-2017 member year. Access to Member-Only benefits ended July 31st for lapsed members. It just takes a moment to log-in and easily review/update your member profile and pay your annual member dues. Please attend to this important step today. If you’ve already renewed, thank you!
Wednesday, September 21: September Lunch & Learn
(There is no August Lunch & Learn Meeting, due to ASAE Annual Meeting)
Event information and registration available soon.
DFWAE Choosing Leadership program
Will you choose to be a leader? This program for DFWAE members is designed for those wanting to brush up on their leadership skills, and it is so named because we know leaders are made, not born. To learn more about the program, look for Choosing Leadership under the Events tab at DFWAE.org or contact Judy Pulice, program coordinator.
DFWAE Toastmasters meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at National Athletic Trainers’ Association, 1620 Valwood Parkway, Suite 115, Carrollton 75006. Learn More
DFWAE Readers Group (Online)
You're invited! See reviews and recommendations from member participants, while sharing your favorite reads! Click here to engage with the DFWAE Readers Group. Connect using your existing Goodreads account, or join for free!
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