Meet the Man - National BSA Staff
On Monday members from the National BSA Staff held a general meeting to answer some of the questions members may have about the BSA and the Order of the Arrow. Present to answer the questions from the audience were Mr. McChesney, BSA Division Director; Mr. Bates, Camping and Conservation Director; Mr. Dalrymple, BSA Advancement Chair and NESA Director; Mr. Glascock, BSA Research and Development; Mr. Miller, Associate National Director of the OA ; and Mr. Mayer, National Director of the OA. As previously discussed, Arrowmen not present at NOAC were given the opportunity to email questions in, some of which were answered at today's session. The national staff members joked around and had fun with some of the questions. Here are a few of the questions from today's session and their answers.
Question: Who is the most important person at
Question: Where will the 2002 and 2004 NOAC be
Question: Why can't members of a Venturing Crew be elected to the
Question: Will there be a phasing out of the
American Indian traditions?
Question: Will there be a National call out
Question: Is there going to be a version of Woodbadge tailored especially
for Venturing Crew Advisers? What other types of Venturing training
beyond Woodbadge is being planned?