Commissioners College

The College of Commissioner Science provides Commissioners the opportunity to learn about Scouting and the importance of the Commissioner to the health of the Scouting units. Its courses provide the training necessary to enhance the Commissioner’s capabilities to meet the needs of the units they serve, to serve as a resource that will develop advanced skills and promote a positive attitude, and to receive the most informative, up-to-date training available.

2016 Chattahoochee Council, BSA

College of Commissioner Science

Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate Degrees

Who: All Commissioners and interested Scouters

When: Friday July 29 to Sunday July 31, 2016

Friday: check in at 6:00 p.m. EST (Administration Building)


8:00 a.m. EST to 5:00 p.m EST College

5:30 p.m. EST Commissioner Reunion Dinner and tour of the new Boat House


8:00 a.m EST to 10:00 a.m. EST

Where: Camp FGL

2818 Antioch Road

LaGrange, GA

Cost: $30.00 per course (early bird) registration of $45.00 after July 15, 2016 call the

George and Jo Jeter Council Service Center to register

For More Information:

Tom Lytle, Assistant Council Commissioner of Training at 706.326.1106 or email


Commissioner Reunion

Where: Camp FGL

2818 Antioch Road

LaGrange, GA

Time: 5:30 p.m. EST (Dining Hall)


The College offers Bachelors, Masters, Post-Graduate, and Doctorate degrees in the “science” of the Scouting program.

Doctorate of Commissioner Science

Chattahoochee Council has a long history of conducting the College of Commissioners Science. Several Scouters from the Council have worked in earnest to complete their Doctoral studies and are recognized here:

Dr. Charlie L. Bausch

October 19, 1985

Dr. Billy L. Hanson

October 19, 1985

Dr. B. J. “Red Dog” Maynard

September 15, 1988

Dr. Gene Hillhouse

September 16, 1988

Dr.Robert W. “Bob” Reeves, Jr.

September 16, 1988

Dr. R. L. “Bo” Cheney

September 29, 1988

Dr. Lewis C. Jones

June 1, 1989

Dr. William B. Kes

June 1, 1989

Dr. Robert C. Monk

September 16, 1989

Dr. Ronald W. Self

September 15, 1989

Dr. William R. Johnson

September 30, 1989

Dr. Dennis Fritz

September 30, 1989

Dr. Jessie Wardlaw Booth

December 19, 1989

Dr. Jewell W. Rhodes

July 1, 1990

Dr. Walter E. Rhodes

December 10, 1991

Dr. Dale J. Krach

March 27, 1993

Dr. Peggy Hillhouse

March 27, 1993

Dr. Joseph “Joe” Westbrook

March 27, 1993

Dr. Emmitt E. Evans

March 2, 1994

Dr. John C. Evans

March 18, 1995

Dr. Terry W. Hall

March 18, 1995

Dr. Jaye Williams McKoy

March 18, 1995

Dr. Bobby F. Barfield

January 10, 1997

Dr. Hugh C. Jacobs

January 31, 1998

Dr. Ruby Jacobs

January 1, 1999

Dr. William P Leffler

January 19, 2002

Dr. Peter N. Helmer

February 8, 2003

Dr. Randy Smith

February 8, 2003

Dr. Marty Hagood

November 1, 2003

Dr. Bill Hasbrook

November 1, 2003

Dr. Ted Whealton

November 1, 2003

Dr. Merri C. Addison

November 20, 2004

Dr. Robert H Sulzen

September 29, 2007

Dr. Todd Sandt

September 27, 2008

Dr. Tom Lytle

September 27, 2008

Dr. Erica Hillhouse-Hagood

October 3, 2009