ASM = Assistant Scoutmaster
B-P = Lord Baden-Powell who started the Boy Scouts in 1907 — it spread worldwide.
CDF = California Division of Forestry
CIEC = California Inland Empire Council
Commissioner = Highest office of a non-professional who acts as liason (sic) between the professionals and the volunteers.
Distinguished Eagle = The highest award in Scouting, but not a Scout-given award; is given by the peers of his profession; to an Eagle Scout with 25 years of active service to Scouting; awarded for excellence in a given profession.
Executive Board = Volunteers who sit as a board of advisors and direct the professionals in the Council corporation.
ISOMATA = Idyllwild School of Music and The Arts
IWD = Idyllwild Water District
LA = Los Angeles
LACC = Los Angeles County Council
LBC = Long Beach Council
LDS = Latter Day Saints
OA = Order of the Arrow; an honored campers’ service organization for Boy Scouts that uses American Indian as an inspiration, adults are only advisors (sic).
Region XII = Western division of Boy Scouts of America
RCC = Riverside County Council
RMRU = Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit—composed of volunteers.
Silver Antelope = Highest award given for service by a Region.
Silver Award = Highest award for an advisor to an Explorer Post.
Silver Beaver = Highest award given for service by a Council.
Silver Buffalo = Highest award given for service by National Boy Scout Headquarters.
SM = Scoutmaster, the adult leader in charge of a troop of Boy Scouts.
T = Troop or unit of Boy Scouts under the guidance of an adult leader.
USFS = United States Forest Service
Vigil Honor = Highest of three honors in the Order of the Arrow
XP = Explorer Post, a unit of older Scouts.