Major Stan Skrabut who serves as the Colleges' Webmaster in the office of information technology, carried out the duties of public affairs officer for approximately 23 other Civil Air Patrol (CAP) officers from all parts of CAP's Northeast Region at the 2004 Region Staff College (RSC) held from July 11 to July 18, 2004 at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey.
Skrabut has been a member of Civil Air Patrol for 20 years, currently serving as a member of Finger Lakes Group as their Inspector General.
Executive-level leadership, communications, and management training make comprise the Region Staff College curriculum. RSC curriculum offers a wide range of instruction to develop leadership and management skills to assist CAP members (who receive no pay) carry out the duties and responsibilities required in their CAP jobs.
Agenda activities include lectures on predetermined leadership/management topics, followed by seminars in which participants discuss specific points from the lectures and relate them to their experiences in their home units. Guest speakers offer insights into topics generally related to, or interest to, Civil Air Patrol and its more than 60,000 members.
Civil Air Patrol, the official U. S. Air Force Auxiliary, is a civilian, volunteer, nonprofit, service organization. The unpaid members perform more than 85 percent of inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue and Coordination Center. Volunteers also take a leading role in aerospace education and conduct one of America's finest youth programs, the CAP Cadets. For more information about Civil Air Patrol, call 1-800-FLY-2338.