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Introducing the Order of the Arrow’s 2021 National Officers

  John Hutchinson       February 01, 2021       OA Today

Derek Porter - National Chief

“2021 is a chance to rise to the occasion. This past year has presented so many challenges, and I’m excited to utilize our two national events to focus our attention on preparing our Order for a bright future.”

Derek is a proud native of Scotch Plains, New Jersey and a Vigil Honor member and Founder’s Award recipient of Woapalanne Lodge. He is the former Section NE-5 chief, and has served on the staff of Momentum: Launch and Momentum: Spark. Derek plans to attend Montclair State University in the fall to pursue a major in TV production. When Derek has leisure time, he loves to spend time with his friends and family or playing golf. Congratulations Derek!

Greg Brown - National Vice Chief

“This coming year is our greatest opportunity to overcome the challenges of this moment and shape the next era of our organization.”

Greg is a Vigil Honor member of Saklan Lodge, and grew up in San Jose, California. After serving as a chapter chief, Greg became the vice chief and later the section chief of Section W-3S. Greg intends to pursue a career in the automotive industry, and is currently studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of San Diego. In his spare time, Greg enjoys sailing and has taught sailing at two different summer camps. Congratulations Greg!

Terry Hendriex - Central Region Chief

I'm excited to lead the Central Region family this year. 2021 will be a year full of new innovations for our organization, but I know our CR lodges will step up the plate and I can't wait to see it!”

From Clinton, Illinois, Terry is a proud Vigil Honor member and a Founder’s Award recipient from Wenasa Quenhotan Lodge of W. D. Boyce Council. Terry most recently served as the Section C-3A chief. He is studying Environmental Sustainability and Political Science at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and intends to spend a career in consulting or government. Terry enjoys going on runs with his friends and reading fantasy novels. Congratulations Terry!

Nick Morey - Southern Region Chief

“I’m excited to work with my fellow officers and the Section Chiefs, this year will hold some amazing changes for our Order!”

Hailing from Edmond, Oklahoma, Nick is a Vigil Honor member of Ma-Nu Lodge. He is also a recipient of the Founder’s Award and the SR-8 Award of Merit. Nick was most recently the Section SR-8 chief. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Architecture at Oklahoma State University, and intends to pursue a career in residential architecture. Nick spends a lot of his free time outdoors, often spending it enjoying kayaking, hiking and camping. Congratulations Nick!

Garrett Donais - Northeast Region Chief

“I'm looking forward to meeting Arrowmen across the Northeast Region and the country and leveraging NLS and our two national events to promote growth in our lodges.”

From the city of Manchester, New Hampshire, Garrett is a Brotherhood Honor member from Passaconaway Lodge. He served as a chapter chief and the lodge chief for Passaconaway Lodge, as well as the vice chief of Section NE-1 and most recently as as the Section NE-1 chief. Garrett is studying Political Science and Public Policy at Gettysburg College, with plans to go to law school or enter politics. As a member of the Gettysburg College Ultimate Frisbee Club, Garrett loves to play ultimate frisbee in his spare time. Congratulations Garrett!

Dakota Morosi - Western Region Chief

“I am excited to work with a team of dedicated Arrowmen to help shape the order for generations to come. Although we are bound to face challenges as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and the BSA bankruptcy; I am confident that we will make the most out of the year, produce great programs and shape the order for it's next chapter.”

Born in Bozeman, Montana, Dakota is a proud Vigil Honor member from Apoxky Aio Lodge. He has served as a chapter chief and as the lodge chief of Apoxky Aio, the vice chief of Section W-2N and most recently as the Section W-2N chief. Dakota is planning on attending college in pursuit of a degree in Business Marketing, and hopes to someday teach business or work within a multimedia marketing agency. In his free time, Dakota enjoys skiing, hiking and graphic design. Congratulations Dakota!