Senior Patrol Leader

Type: Elected by the members of the troop
Term: six months
Reports to: Scoutmaster
Description: The Senior Patrol Leader is elected by the scouts to represent them as the top junior leader in the troop
Comments: The Senior Patrol Leader is the focal point of the troop. He needs to attend as close to all troop functions as possible. One of the major parts of the SPL's job is to appoint other troop leaders. He must choose leaders are able, not just his friends or other popular Scouts.

Age: None
Rank: First Class
Experience: Previous service as SPL, ASPL, PL, or APL
Attendance: 75% over previous 6 months

Runs all troop meetings, events, activities, and annual program planning conference
Runs the Patrol Leader's Council meetings
Appoints other troop junior leaders with the advice and counsel of the Scoutmaster
Assigns duties and responsibilities to junior leaders
Assists the Scoutmaster with Junior Leader Training
Makes sure Assistant Senior Patrol Leader can assume your responsibility in your absence.