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Doctoral Thesis/Project Index

Sandra Abramson

Thesis: Increase Cub Scout to Boy Scout Retention by Utilizing The “Arrow of Light” Award

Tim Acree

Conducting Your Council’s First College of Commissioner Science (Doctorate completed at Dan Beard Council – included with permission)

Watson Ambruster

Commissioner Service and LDS Stakes: ACC-LDS
Philmont Survey
MTC Survey
Commissioner Service and LDS Stakes: ACC-LDS

Karen Bengtson

Establishing an Online Library for Doctoral Theses/Project Files

Lorie Berta

Recruitment of Parental Support for Scouting Units
Cub Scout Parent Handbook
Recruitment of Parental Support for Scouting Units
Parent Orientation Guides

Tim Black

Information About the Commissioner Service And a Comparison of Units with an Active or Non-Active Unit Commissioner​

Ray Capp

Starting a Scouting Alumni Outreach in the Middle Tennessee Council

Tricia Cashon

Course Development of Continuing Education Courses Keeping God and Country in Scouting
Keeping Service in Scouting
Keeping Service in Scouting LHC
Keeping Service in Scouting LHC PLC II
Marketing to Today's Youth
Relationship Building
The Commissioner and the Professional-A Working Relationship
International Scouting
Marketing to Today's Youth Outline
Sea Scouts Commissioners
Service Project Planning Sheet
Youth Service Project Ideas

David Chaffin

Thesis: Emphasizing Duty to God in Scouting

Toni-Lee Crawley

Thesis: The History of Sea Scouts in America and the Current State of Sea Scouts in MTC

Dan Fenlon

Project: District Training Day​

Doug Ferguson

Thesis: Achieving Quality Control “Predicting Quality Status by Analyzing Performance Indicators”

Regina Harrison

Thesis: Correlation of Roundtable Attendance and Quality Unit Achievement​

Don Haynes

Thesis: The Necessity of Boy Led Troops

Rob Hersh

Project: Preparing Today’s Commissioner for Tomorrow’s Venturing Success
Introduction to Venturing Commissioner Science
Introduction to Venturing Commssioner Science continue
Crew Visitation Worksheet
Crew Visitation
Safety Awareness
Class Outline Venturing FORUM (Roundtable)
Venturing Monthly Forum
Car Tag Registration 
Preparing Today’s Commissioner for Tomorrow’s Venturing Success.​

A J Jackson

Effective Communication Habits for Commissioners

Jim Larson

Using JTE Scores as a Basis to Establish Roundtable Programs

Dr. John Lea

Thesis: Building a Council Commissioner Service

Dennis McNamee

Redefining the Basic Unit Commissioner Training Module Known as “Counseling” Into Correctly Defined Basic Components of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Craig Munsee

Update and Standardize College of Commissioner Science Power Point Presentations

Justin Myrick

Improving the Quality of Merit Badge Universities

Kevin Phillips

The Value of Youth Leadership Training

Gail Plucker

Voice of the Scout: A Commissioner’s Role and a Resource for Council, District and Unit Key 3’s​

Greg Pope

A Methodology for Identifying and Repositioning Highly Ineffective Volunteer Leaders in the Boy Scouts of America

Tracey Rodenbach


The District Commissioner/Professional Relationship:
The Commissioner’s Trail To Resolution When Things Go Off Course Doctoral

Ian Romaine

A Commissioners Guide on How the Order of the Arrow can Help Support Their Units

Theresa Stevenson

History of Scouting in the Heart of Tennessee​

Linda Stinson

Project: Cub Scout “Where to Go” Booklet
Rank requirements Info for Den Leaders
Tiger Project
Wolf Project
Bear Project
Webelos Project

Diogo Tavares

Commissioners: The Benefits to Understanding Language and Culture

Rhonda Tenpenny

Women in Scouting – Then and Now

Robert Weaver

Performance Metrics for the Administrative Commissioner

Randy Worcester

Thesis: Commissioner Service – Our First Hundred Years

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