Monthly Feature: Section Elections

by Mar 10, 2021Apensuwi

Given the cohort model of the 2021 Conclave and to ensure that every youth Arrowman within the section has an opportunity to vote, a teleconference will be held on Sunday, April 18th at 8:00 p.m. EDT to elect the 2021-2022 SR-7B Section Officers. To join this call and cast their vote, Youth Arrowmen (under 21 on April 18th at 8:00 pm) must pre-register using this form by 11:59 p.m. on April 17th. On the day of the call, teleconference information will be sent to those who have pre-registered. Youth Arrowmen who wish to run for section office must submit a letter of affirmation from their Scout Executive by 11:59 p.m. on April 16th. These letters can be sent to Section Adviser Brett Warner at During the teleconference, candidates will have an opportunity to make a two-minute speech, and questions for the candidates may be submitted via the pre-registration form as well as in the chat feature during the call. Following the speeches and the question forum, voting will take place via a form sent out during the call based upon information indicated in the pre-registration form.
Please see below for descriptions of the responsibilities of each section officer:
Section Chief: The Section Chief chairs all Council of Chiefs meetings and coordinates planning for all Section events, including Conclave. The Section Chief also represents the section on the regional and national levels.
Vice Chief of Program: The Vice Chief of Program is responsible for creating the Conclave Planbook and coordinates planning for lodge A-list items at Conclave. The Vice Chief of Program also plans Cardinival, the Campwide Game, the Quest for the Golden Arrow, and the Endowment Fundraiser.
Vice Chief of Training: The Vice Chief of Training is responsible for planning OAXperience. In doing so, the Vice Chief of Training reaches out to potential
exhibitors to invite them to attend and coordinates logistics for OAX with the Service Lodge.
Secretary: The Section Secretary is responsible for taking minutes at Council of Chiefs meetings. The Secretary also coordinates promotional efforts for Conclave and is responsible for regularly updating  the website, Section social media, and publishing the Apensuwi. The Secretary oversees the process of awarding the Cardinal Communications Award.