Following the meal, the National Chairman of the Order of the Arrow gave a key note
address on the section’s role in the new strategic plan unveiled at this conference. Mr.
Haddock detailed the section leadership's role in ensuring the success
of the new strategic plan. He said that what we do in the Order is a model of quality
leadership and programming that enriches and helps to extend the reach of Scouting to all
of America’s youth. Mr. Haddock remarked that the section leadership will be the key leaders
to set the example, and work with all the lodges throughout the nation to help focus the Order
on Leadership, Service, and Financial Support.