Regional Commissioner's Key and Arrowhead Honor

Commissioner's Key Knot Arrowhead Honor Patch


Complete Commissioner Basic Training.


Complete 3 years as a registered commissioner within a 5-year period.
(Tenure for one award cannot be used for other training awards.)


Complete the Arrowhead Honor Award projects for your position.

Requirements for the Arrowhead Honor:

  1. Work with your designated staff adviser to evaluate the performance of the area commissioners at least twice annually.
  2. Establish regular communication with each area commissioner, taking advantage of resources provided by the national and regional support structures.
  3. Chair at least four area commissioner meetings—either in person or by conference call—and include an evaluation on the progress of the following:
    • Area and council development, and implementation of a suitable recruiting and retention plan.
    • Conduct unit commissioner membership ratio evaluations with the stated goal of improving our ratios by specified amounts.
    • Develop and execute a plan for training and use of the Unit Visitation Tracking System in each area.
    • Discuss on a regular basis how to expand the role of the commissioner in an effective Key 3 relationship.
  4. Visit at least three councils in your region during the calendar year.
  5. Participate with or serve on the faculty of a commissioner conference or College of Commissioner Science

Source: Administration of Commissioner Service (34501) - Page 47

Page updated on: May 23, 2014

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