Under the direction of the Northeast Georgia Council Advancement Committee, the Etowah District Advancement Committee is responsible for providing unit level assistance with the advancement program.

Specific duties include:

  • Recruit and train merit badge counselors
  • Train unit leaders on advancement issues
  • Approve Eagle Leadership Service Project proposals
  • Convene Eagle Boards of Review
  • Serve as an appeal board for unit boards of review


  • Schedule Eagle Boards of Review on the annual calendar
  • Conduct Boards of Review as scheduled
  • Establish a procedure for reviewing Eagle Leadership Service Project proposals
  • Be available for training or coaching unit leaders and merit badge counselors
  • Work with the commissioner's staff to identify units with poor advancement
Advancement Committee

Ken Cappon - Chairman
Todd Hampton - Projects
Terry Kennedy - Boards of Review
Ken Cappon - Counselors

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