The national Order of the Arrow chairman answers your questions on a regular basis. You may contact the chairman, Mike Hoffman, at @email.
Q. Mr. Capp,
I am having a meeting tonight with a Troop that is having a problem with one of the Scouts that has been elected to become an Order of the Arrow candidate. He has not been called out yet. The Troop wants to withdraw/cancelled his nomination. Here are my questions:
Q. I'm serving as adviser to a youth-led committee charged with selecting Vigil Honor and Founder's Award candidates. We have good guidance on the Vigil Honor selection process but very little on the Founder’s Award. So:
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?
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?
Can the region chiefs be considered as candidates for national chief or national vice chief after their term as region chief has concluded?
Q: Hi Mr. Capp,
Q. Mr. Chairman,
How do you become part of a national committee?