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Terms to know and positions

As we continue to grow as Troop TX-777, we have several empty spaces in our Chair Section, Rangers, and Trail Guides. When you go to the Chair Section you will learn the jobs for each chair and thir title. You will also see who is currently serving in that position.

We need Rangers and Trail Guides to help our patrols. These individuals are registered adults with Trail Life USA, with a specific role of teaching.

Trail Guides (TG) - Adults (age 18 or over for Woodlands Trail, Navigators, and Adventurers) who assist the Ranger, Trailmaster, or Advisor in delivering the Troop program. Trail Guides are NOT formal members of the committee and they do NOT attend Troop Committee meetings.

Ranger (RAN), Trailmaster (TRL) and Advisor (ADV) - Adults (age 21 and over) who oversee the operation of specific age-levels within the Troop by providing direction, coaching, and support. These positions are NOT voting members of the Committee, but they may be asked to attend Troop Comittee meetings.

Meet TX-777 Board

The Core Board is setup to have only two individuals from the chartering church, the rest of the board can be from other church bodies. However, they have to agre to certain statements of faith and values to be part of the board.

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Senior Ministry Leader & Chaplain (SML & CHAP)

Rev. Cody Mills

Home Church - Abiding Word Lutheran Church

Rev. Cody Mills is the Senior Pastor at Abiding Word Lutheran Church. He overseas the overall health and Christian teaching of Troop TX-777. He keeps the troop, board, trail guides, leaders, children and adults in prayer. The chaplain can only be a male.

Contact: Pastor@abidingword.org

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Troop Ministry Liason (TML)

Roger Hibbs

Home Church - Abiding Word Lutheran Church

The troop Ministry Liason (TML) serves as liason between the church and its Troop Ministry and has the authority to make decisions on behalf of the Church. The TML can be either a male or female.

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Troop Master (TM)

Dougal Cameron

Home Church - Brenham Bible Church

The Troopmaster oversees and coordinates all of the program volunteers (who, in turn, work directly with the Trailmen). He is a member of the Troop Committee, where he represents all of these “direct contact” leaders. The Troop Master must be a male to serve.

Contact:

Phone:  281.799.5112

Email: dougal@cameronmanagement.com

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Committee Chair (CC)

Michael Kelling

Home Church - Abiding Word Lutheran Church

The Committee Chairman must be a person of big picture vision, capable of involving and overseeing qualified people who lead subcommittees, yet willing to let them succeed (or fail) based on their efforts. The person filling this role can be a male or female.

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Treasurer (TREAS)

Britt Vincent

Home Church - Wild Branch Fellowship

The Treasurer must be a person capable of handling many details. He or she must be dedicated to the faithful stewardship of Troop finances, diligent about protecting its assets, and accountable. The Treasurer can be either a male or female.

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Woodlands - Leader

Vacant

Home Church - 

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Woodlands - Guide

Vacant

Home Church -

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Woodlands - Leader

Vacant

Home Church - 

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Woodlands - Guide

Vacant

Home Church -

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Woodlands - Leader

Vacant

Home Church - 

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Woodlands - Guide

Vacant

Home Church -

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Woodlands - Leader

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Home Church - 

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Woodlands - Guide

Vacant

Home Church -

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Troop Community Service Chair (CM-SVC)
Troop Onboarding Chair (ONBRD)
Troop Public Relations Chair (CM-PR)

Sarah Wickel

Home Church - Cowboy Church of Brenham

We have combined these three Chairs together as they work in tandem with one another. Our hope is to find somebody to fill these three roles at this time, later we can have more individuals to share the burden and have only one or two titles.

CM-SVC - (Troop Community Service Chair) - Coordinates regular community service efforts (should include four Troup service projects per year.)

ONBRD - (Troop Onboarding Chair) - Welcomes new families, connects them with the other Trail Life families, and assimilates them into the life of the Troop. Conducts the New Parents' Orientation Meeting within a week of new familes' joining.

CM-PR - (Troop Public Relations Chair) - Provides news and announcements about the Troop to newspapers, websites, etc. May also be the Troop's Webmaster (if desired.) Promotes service projects. Promotes new membership and lets people in the town or neighborhood know that TRAIL LIFE USA is available.

Contact:

Coming soon

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Troop Outdoor/Activities Chair (CM-OUT)

Vacant

Home Church -

CM-OUT - Researches and secures permission to use camping sites or other outdoor locations for planned activities. Serves as a transportation coordinator and ensures a monthly robust outdoor program for all levels.

Contact:

Cell

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Troop Fundraiser Chair (CM-Fund)

Daniel Johnson

Home Church - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

CM-FUND - Organizes and supervises fundraising events and ensures that every youth memer has the opportunity and tools necessary to participate. Coordinates exciting kickoffs of the fundraisers each year.

Contact:

Cell: (208) 206-3440

daniel.h.johnson@icloud.com

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Troop Committee Member

Vacant

Home Church -

CM - A committee member with responsibilities defined by the Committee Chair

Contact:

Coming soon

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Troop Advancement Chair (CM - ADV)

Troop Training Chair - (TRAIN)

Lonnie Reynolds

Home Church - Velocity

CM-ADV - Ensures that the Troop has regular boards of review (at least monthly), regular courts of honor, and is providing opportunity for timely advancement within the Trail Life USA model. Also responsible for record keeping and submitting advancement reports.

TRAIN -  Provides (or educates members about available) training opportunities; maintains training records and materials. Assists leaders in obtaining First Aid and CPR training as required.

Contact:

Cell: 360.731.9300

email: teallake@1791.com

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Troop Equipment Coordinator (CM-EUQIP)

Vacant

Home Church -

CM-EQUIP - Works with the youth Quatermaster. Responsible for inventory, storage, and maintenance of equipment.

Contact:

Coming soon

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Troop Health and Safety Chair (CM-HS)

Vacant

Home Church -

CM-HS - Keeps everyone up to date on Trail Life USA's policies and procedures. Maintains current and comprehensive knowledge of Health and Safety Guide and related documents. Ensures activity permissions and notifications are filed with the Charter Organization and Trail Life USA Home Office as required.

Contact:

Coming soon

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