National OA Leadership
The national chief and vice chief are Arrowmen elected to one-year terms by the section chiefs during the annual national planning meeting. They serve as members of the national Order of the Arrow committee, providing the opinion of youth Arrowmen on national OA policy. They also serve as the presiding officers for the national OA event. They are advised in their responsibilities by the national OA committee chairman and the Order of the Arrow team leader. The professional adviser is the Order of the Arrow team specialist, a national professional Scouter.
National Chief - Hunter Jones
Hunter is a Vigil Honor member from Wa-Hi-Nasa Lodge, Middle Tennessee Council. He has served as the SR-6 section chief and will serve as the 2016 national chief of the Order of the Arrow.
National Vice Chief - Tyler Inberg
Tyler is a Vigil Honor member from Wauna La-Mon’Tay Lodge, Cascade Pacific Council. He has served as the W-1S section chief and will serve as the 2016 national vice chief of the Order of the Arrow.
National OA Committee Chairman - Ray Capp
Ray is a Vigil Honor member of the Wa-Hi-Nasa Lodge of the Middle Tennessee Council. He lives in Nashville, TN where he enjoys woodworking, hiking, sculpting and nature photography. He joined Scouting at age seven so that his cousin could get a patch for recruiting him. Ray was hooked on camping and the unique balance of teamwork and self-reliance that it offers. As a Boy Scout, Ray joined the Order of the Arrow due to his love of the outdoors and getting dirty. After hearing a group of older Scouts brag about how dirty their sashes got after an OA event, Ray knew that he wanted to join. Ray has held a variety of leadership positions in his Scouting career, including patrol leader, Scoutmaster and lodge adviser. In addition to being the chairman of the National Order of the Arrow Committee, Ray is also on a multitude of other Scouting committees including: youth protection, outdoor adventure and marketing. His favorite part of being the national chairman is the opportunity to watch the national officers grow as leaders every year. As the chairman, Ray hopes to promote the idea of focusing on programs for the unit, chapter and lodge. Of all the awards Ray has received over his time in Scouting, he is by far the most proud of his two Eagle Scout Dad pins he received from his sons. When not involved in Scouting, Ray is the chief executive officer and chairman of the Conduit Corporation.
National OA Director - Matt Dukeman
Matt Dukeman is originally from Eureka, California, and is from Orca Lodge of the Redwood Empire Council. Matt held a number of positions as a youth, including chapter, lodge and section chief. He also served as the director for the OA Trail Crew program in 2003.
One of his favorite memories was participating in OA Trail Crew, which he describes as a defining experience as well as the source of his faith in the OA high adventure program. Matt’s father, an Eagle Scout, originally got him involved as a youth and stayed active after earning his Eagle Scout Award. Outside of Scouting, Matt and his wife Molly stay busy with their three young children: Kinley, Walker and Cole.
National OA Associate Director - Travis Rubelee
Travis Rubelee grew up in the Scouting program in Duncanville, TX, and is a Vigil Honor member from Mikanakawa Lodge in the Circle Ten Council. As a youth, Travis served as chapter chief, lodge vice chief, and lodge chief. Since 2003, he has been a professional Scouter in multiple roles in four different councils (Dallas, TX, Lubbock, TX, Tyler, TX, and most recently Greensboro, NC). One of his favorite roles in Scouting was serving as section staff adviser for SR2-3N and working with the youth of 10 lodges spanning 2 states.
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