Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Arrow of Light stats and Order of the Arrow question
Re: Arrow of Light stats and Order of the Arrow question
Thu, 1 Apr 1999 15:23:27 -0800
On Thu, 1 Apr 1999, nathan alan beauheim wrote:
> Not quite. According to the rules (see Order of the Arrow Handbook or
> whatever), each troop is allowed one election per calender year. The
> rules do not say anything about when this election must be held, nor can
> anyone impose a rule on you. They can say, we normally do elections only
> in the spring/summer/fall/blue moons/whatever, but if you want an election
> and you haven't had one in the calender year, you can have one.
Not exactly true...My Guide for Officers and Advisers says on page 22
under Unit Election Procedure.. "1. The lodge shall determine the time of
year unit elections will be held..........."
Now recently when my own troop asked to have our election in the Fall we
were told it would be okay... but it is not automatic