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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 - Non-Members at Ceremonies

Q. Hi Ray,
I would like to know if parents / non-scouters are allowed at the Ordeal Ceremony?
Bruce

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Are elections in a Venturing Crew possible?

The information on this page may not reflect the changes to the Order of the Arrow membership requirements effective February 1, 2019.

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

Q. Ray,

 I have several questions regarding NOAC 2015:

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - National Positions

Q. How do you become a section chief and then national chief or any other national positions?

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Adult Candidate Nomination

Q. Ray,

Two questions regarding adult nominations for membership:

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Guidance on the Vigil Selection Process

Q. Mr. Capp,

I have a few questions about the Vigil selection process that you could help me better understand.

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Two-Piece Lodge Flaps

Q. Dear Ray,
I was told today by a member of our lodge that the National Order of the Arrow Committee has made a decree that 2-piece (full pocket) lodge flaps are no longer allowed to be worn on the BSA field uniform. Is this true?

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Is the “Broken Arrow” ceremony an official ceremony?

Q. Ray,
I have heard of a ceremony for deceased Arrowmen called the “Broken Arrow” ceremony. Is this ceremony legitimate or just something a lodge made up?

Sincerely,
Joseph

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman