Commissioner Duties


From time to time people ask what is the actual job of a particular kind of commissioner.  Here is a brief description of each of these jobs.

District Commissioner

The district commissioner leads the commissioner staff of the district, guiding and measuring the district’s unit service program. Major responsibilities include:

Assistant District Commissioners

A district may have one or more assistant commissioners.  Each is responsible for an assigned share of the units in the district and the unit commissioners who serve those units.  Assistant district commissioners are often assigned a geographic or specialty area of the district.  They work closely with the district commissioner and district executive.  Major responsibilities include:

Unit Commissioners

The unit commissioner is a generalist whose passionate overriding mission in Scouting is to help units succeed.  Specific responsibilities include:

Roundtable Commissioners