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Changing Scoutmaster positions

Our Scoutmaster is stepping down and the ASM is stepping up to SM position. Does this go through council or can I change it myself in Scoutbook?

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You can add the SM position to the new SM, however, this change is ONLY reflected in Scoutbook and is would not be official.

You must submit a new Adult Application for the ASM that is becoming SM. The Council will then make the changes in ScoutNET/Akela which will propagate to Scoutbook. At this point, the change is official.

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@KathleenSalata, also remember to mark the application as being a position change (there’s a box for this on the new apps), and include the ASM’s BSA ID so council doesn’t try to create a new account, and charge you to re-register them as SM.


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