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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 training resources are available to help my lodge?

Q: Ray,
 
I am the training chairman for my lodge. I am looking for resources that might help me to develop a series of continual training sessions for our lodge executive committee. What resources are available to help with this project?
 
Thanks,
 
John

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - How do we implement the new OA brand guidelines?

Q: Ray, 
My lodge's flap was recently denied because of the new brand guidelines. What advice do you have for our leadership? It seems quite difficult to adhere to these standards.

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Task Forces

Q. I heard that the National Committee has created a bunch of Task Forces. What do they do and how does that work?

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Troop/Team Representative

Q. Ray,
What is the term of office for the OA Troop/Team Representative? Some unit leaders use a 6 month term, but I heard it was supposed to be 12 month term.
Appreciate in advance your time and effort.

WWW,
Carl

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Camping Requirement II

Q. Ray,
We have recently moved to another city and someone told me that the the camping requirement must be fulfilled with only one troop. Do we have to start over the days and nights of camping?

Richard

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - Ceremony Outside of Council

Hey Ray,
Here's a question for your Ask the Chairman section: Can a lodge hold a ceremony outside of its council boundaries? For instance, if a Lodge wanted to hold a Brotherhood ceremony at a Conclave that it wasn't hosting or at a NOAC, could it?
Regards,
Joe

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

Q. Mr. Capp
Has a final decision been made about parent attendance at NOAC?

Sincerely,
Bob

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman
Ask the Chairman - How will those adults who gave up their spots at NOAC obtain the centennial sash?

Q. Ray,
How will those Arrowmen who gave their spots at NOAC be able to obtain a centennial sash?

Oct 29, 2016   Ask the Chairman