2011 National Planning Meeting
From December 27 to 30, 2011, the section chiefs met, elected the 2012 national
officers, and began detailed planning for the OA programs for 2012. Read more
about the results of the 2011 National Planning Meeting below.
2012 National Officer Biographies
The section chiefs have elected the new officers for 2012. Learn more about our
six new officers!
2012 Conference Vice Chiefs
The section chiefs have elected the Conference Vice Chiefs (CVC's) for NOAC
2012. See who will be leading
the OA program next year.
National Committeeman Honored for 50 Years
of National Service
Dr. Carl Marchetti was honored for his 50 years of service on the national OA
committee at the National Planning Meeting in Dallas, TX. Wednesday night among
a room full of family, friends and fellow Arrowmen. Marchetti was honored during
2012 OA Service Grant Recipients
Fifteen lodges were chosen to receive OA Service Grants for 2012. Awards ranged
from $1200 to $5000.
and Sectional Sentinel
The National Order of the Arrow continues to reach out to lodges and sections
around the nation to provide the most up to date information on national programs
and national events. Two new email updates have been created to provide more direct
communication: The Lodge Ledger and the Section Sentinel.
Sign up for these new email updates
Journey to Excellence
When the Boy Scouts of America launched the new strategic plan, a transition
was made to a new program to measure unit, district, and council performance. Following
the Boy Scout's transition, the national OA committee adopted the Journey to Excellence
program to replace the National Quality Lodge program. Journey to Excellence places
emphasis on continuous improvement.
National Officer Election
Find out who does the election of the national OA officers, and what process
they go through to select our key youth leaders.