Unit Commissioner's Key
and Arrowhead Honor

Commissioner's Key Knot Arrowhead Honor Patch


  1. Complete the three session training program outlined in Commissioner Basic Training Manual
    • "Why Commissioners"
    • First Visitation
    • "Units: The Commissioner's Greatest Priority"
    • Second Visitation
    • Third Visitation
    • "How to Help a Unit"
  2. Complete personal coaching orientation including orientation projects.


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


Earn the Arrowhead Honor Award.

Requirements for the Arrowhead Honor:

Complete Basic Training and the following projects:

  1. Visit each assigned unit eight or more times throughout the year
  2. Fill in and follow up on Commissioner Work Sheets or self assessment forms for each assigned unit:
  3. Conduct membership and leadership inventories in each assigned unit
  4. Attend six District Commissioner staff meetings and provide the training topic for one meeting
  5. Participate in a charter renewal meeting that results in on-time unit reregistration
  6. Participate in a charter presentation
  7. Attend a council commissioner conference or planning conference, or actively participate in a major council event.
  8. Help a unit resolve a specific problem or improve some aspect of their unit operation.

Source: Administration of Commissioner Service (34501) - Page 46

Page updated on: January 17, 2016

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