Are 'ward leaders' supposed to include class presidencies?

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Are 'ward leaders' supposed to include class presidencies?

Postby sasgrw » Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:03 am

I don't recall seeing this before but maybe it's been there for a long time. If I look at YM or YW under 'ward leaders', it not only includes the adult leaders but also the class presidencies. Is that intentional?

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If I click on 'Email Young Women Leaders', it will send mail to the adult YW leaders *and* the youth presidencies.
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Postby aebrown » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:47 am

sasgrw wrote:I don't recall seeing this before but maybe it's been there for a long time. If I look at YM or YW under 'ward leaders', it not only includes the adult leaders but also the class presidencies. Is that intentional?


As I recall, it's been that way for a long time. I don't know for certain if it's intentional, but I think it's a good thing. The youth leaders are the class and quorum presidencies, who are supposed to be taking a leading role in how the youth programs are run. In the case of the deacons and teachers quorum presidents, they actually hold keys, which is more than any member of the YM presidency. So for most communications they should be included.

And in cases where someone wants to exclude them, the list of leaders goes into the email client, where it's easy enough to remove whichever email addresses should not receive a particular communication. That's a technique you already have to use when you want to send something to just the YM presidency, or just those involved with Beehives, etc.
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Postby jonesrk » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:28 am

It's likely a result of the position/organization restructuring we did in CDOL to prepare for MLS 3.5. One of the results of that is that the youth quorum/class presidency organizations are under the YM/YW organizations. You can't see the nesting yet, but Clerk Resources will show the hierarchy. The Directory could in the future, but I don't know if that is in their plans.
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Postby sasgrw » Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:34 pm

JonesRK wrote:You can't see the nesting yet, but Clerk Resources will show the hierarchy.


Where will the hierarchy be in clerk/leader resources? In the menu itself? So when I hover over 'organization' then move the mouse to 'auxiliaries', will there be a youth leader subsection under ym? Just curious. I can certainly wait for the next release of clerk resources to find out.

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Postby jonesrk » Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:13 pm

sasgrw wrote:Where will the hierarchy be in clerk/leader resources? In the menu itself? So when I hover over 'organization' then move the mouse to 'auxiliaries', will there be a youth leader subsection under ym? Just curious. I can certainly wait for the next release of clerk resources to find out.

I believe it will be in the callings by organization and in the individual organization pages. For example young men will have young men presidency, scouting, deacons, teachers, priests. Primary will have all the classes.
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