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The national Order of the Arrow chairman answers your questions on a regular basis. You may contact the chairman, Mike Hoffman, at @email.

Ask the Chairman - What is the role of the national chief within the BSA?

Q: Ray,

Outside of the Order of the Arrow, does the national chief (or national vice chief for that matter) have any other responsibilities within the BSA?

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Two-Year Period

Q. Dear Ray:
There has been some confusion regarding a "time period" requirement.

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Non-OA Adult Leaders at OA Camping Functions

Q. Ray,
Can non-OA Adult Leaders attend OA Camping Functions (e.g. lodge events, conclave, etc)?

Gene

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Life Membership

Q. Ray,

Is it possible to purchase a life membership in the Order of the Arrow?

Thanks,

George

 

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Will there be a centennial edition of the OA Handbook?

Q. Ray,
I have made a display of all OA handbooks (different covers) from 1948 to present day. There has been a handbook to celebrate several anniversaries - is there a centennial edition of the OA  handbook planned?

WWW,
Frank

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Can region chiefs be elected national chief or national vice chief?

Q: Ray,
 
Can the region chiefs be considered as candidates for national chief or national vice chief after their term as region chief has concluded?
 

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - NOAC 2015

Q. How did the national committee decide on Michigan State University as the site of the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference?

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Brotherhood Letters

Q. Ray,
What should become of the letter that an Ordeal candidate writes to the lodge secretary?

Thanks for your opinion on this,
David

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman