Need help getting New Blog Templates and Content Copier to clone a site correctly

We are an organization with 10 chapters and I am redoing our site to be more useful to the community. I am having trouble getting MU to work the way I thought it would. I have installed WPMU and have a whole bunch of plugins installed (membership, events, eNewsletter)that I have not tinkered around with yet but that should solve some problems for us. What I am trying to do right now is create sites that allow the Chapter Coordinators to edit just their own content and none of the main site's. There will be a link from the main site to each chapters URL but I want the theme/style to be the same on their pages and I want some content duplicated from the main page and a link back to the main page. I installed the New Blog Template Plugin and the Content Copier Plugin but I can figure out how to get them to work together the way I want them to...