Goals and Vision

2016-2017 Vision

As the Etowah Chapter Officers of the 2016-2017 service year, we will strive to increase participation and spirit through communication, troop outreach, and chapter camaraderie to better provide the current and future Arrowmen of Etowah in fulfilling the aims and goals of the Order of the Arrow. 

2016-2017 Goals

  • At least one officer at every LEB and district Roundtable
  • All Key Three Officers at every Fellowship and Ordeal Weekend
  • Increase active participation by 25%
  • 50% Brotherhood conversion
  • 80% of troops represented at outings throughout the year
  • Visit ALL troops through the course of the year
  • Increased centralized communication
  • At least 5 different troops represented at 50% of chapter meetings
  • Earn Honor Chapter
  • Increase chapter memorabilia
  • Make an addition to the chapter teepee and flag
  • Increase the number of elangomats from the chapter
  • Enact more participation from OA Troop Representatives

Chapter Leadership

The Chapter Officers are the key three youth positions and they are included in the Lodge By-Laws (Addendum 1, Section B). These officers are held to the same attendance policy as the Lodge offices (By-Laws Addendum 6). The Chapter Officers run the monthly Chapter Meetings and are responsible for all of the functions the Chapter provides to the Troops, District, Lodge, and Council.   

Chapter Chief: William Newman

The Chapter Chief is the officer that oversees the Chapter and could be compared to a Senior Patrol Leader for a Troop. The Chapter Chief runs the Chapter Meetings, attends the Lodge Executive Board meetings, represents the Chapter at District Round Table, and any such duties as described in the Lodge By-Laws. 

Vice Chapter Chief: Seth Moore

The Vice Chapter Chief oversees the Chapter's Unit Election Process and is responsible for organizing election teams, coordinating the unit elections, and scheduling the Chapter Callout. In addition to this the Vice Chapter Chief may take on additional responsibilities appointed to him by the Chapter Chief and any such duties as described in the Lodge By-Laws.  

Chapter Secretary: Jonathan Doiron

The Chapter Secretary (also known as the Vice Chief of Administration) maintains the minutes from the Chapter Meetings and oversees the administrative side of the chapter (Attendance Rosters, Communications, Records). In addition to this the Chapter Secretary works with the Lodge Vice Chief of Administration to publish articles for the Lodge's newsletter. The Chapter Secretary may also take on any additional responsibilities appointed to him by the Chapter Chief and any such duties as described in the Lodge By-Laws.  

Chapter Adviser: Gray Newman

The Chapter Adviser works with the Chapter Chief and all of the other Chapter Officers and Advisers to make sure that the Chapter is meeting the goals set by the Lodge and the needs of the the Scouting Units within the district. In addition to attending Chapter and Lodge events and meetings, the Chapter Adviser is the adult OA representative at District meetings.

Vice Chapter Chief Adviser: Jim Hagwood

The Vice Chapter Chief Adviser guides the Vice Chapter Chief through the Unit Election Process and maintains the Unit Election Records the Chapter provides to the Lodge. The Vice Chapter Chief Adviser also organizes the Adult members of the unit election teams.

Chapter Secretary Adviser: Andy Robinson

The Chapter Secretary Adviser aids the Chapter Secretary with Chapter communications by reviewing and editing any Chapter communications sent to Arrowmen and Scouting Units. The Chapter Secretary Adviser also serves as an administrator for the Chapter Website and helps the Chapter Secretary maintain valuable and useful records.

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