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Activist Groups Urge Obama to Reject Boy Scout Honor

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Activist groups, including Scouting for All, urge President Obama not to accept the honorary Presidency of the Boy Scouts of America until they stop discriminating.

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The primary job duty of the President of Scouting For All is administrative.

The President acts as the overall administrator of the every operation of the Scouting For All organization. The position of President is an elected position. The following are the primary duties/responsibilities of the President:

  1. The President is expected to offer leadership and direction to Scouting For All in meeting the objectives of its Mission.
  2. The President makes sure the every day operations of Scouting For All is running smoothly. He/She does this by being accessible to and having direct contact with all board members and special project coordinators.
  3. The President signs all formal correspondence requiring the signature of the President and signs all correspondence using the title of President,
  4. The President provides consultation and support to board members and offers solutions to problems that arise.
  5. The President is expected to counsel any board member who may not be meeting the expectations as a board member as stated in the Scouting For All document titled, Expectations of the Members of the Scouting For All Board of Directors as approved on 12-12-99. In this capacity the President, after a vote by the board is expected to inform a board member of his/her dismissal in writing and by phone.
  6. The President facilitates board meetings and prepares the agenda. The President may also appointment another board member to facilitate board meetings and prepare the agenda.
  7. The President appoints project coordinators, Scouting For All volunteer positions such as Secretary, National Advisory Board Coordinator, Treasurer, Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Coordinator, Events Coordinator, Grant Writer Coordinator, Gatekeeper Web Page, Spokesperson(s) for Scouting For All, and the Media/Public Relations Coordinator as well as committees as authorized by the board.
  8. The President may delegate administrative duties to the Vice President of Scouting For All.




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We are an education and advocacy organization reaching out to gay and nontheist youth and adults in our effort to get the Boy Scouts of America to rescind its exlusionary policy.

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