Officers and Their Teams
Click the Team name in the table for more information about how they function and what roles they play in regards to how Pennacook Lodge Functions. All contact information can be found by clicking on the team names in the table. If you are not sure what team or block you are looking for, please contact the Lodge Chief by clicking here.
|Officers||The Pennacook Lodge Officer Team is comprised of the Lodge Chief, Vice-Chief, Secretary, and Treasurer. Under the guidance of the Lodge Adviser, they are responsible for the leadership, management, and oversight of all lodge operations and programs. They serve as the highest elected youth in the Spirit of Adventure Council and act as ambassadors for the lodge|
|Unit Elections||The Unit Election Team is headed by Pennacook Lodge’s Vice Chief and the District Captains. Members of the Unit Election Team have the opportunity to meet youth from all over the Spirit of Adventure Council and execute elections that are ultimately welcoming the future lodge leaders that are responsible for the future of Pennacook Lodge|
|Administration||The Pennacook Lodge Administration Team is headed by the Lodge Secretary. The Administration team is responsible for managing lodge records and communicating upcoming lodge events to all members.|
|Finance||The Pennacook Lodge Finance Team is headed by the Lodge Treasurer. The Finance Team is responsible for ensuring all spending is done in accordance with the annual lodge budget, maintaining and tracking all financial records, and operating the lodge trading post with Pennacook Lodge merchandise at all lodge-wide events|
Pennacook Lodge Blocks
Click the Block name in the table for more information about how they function and what roles they play in regards to how Pennacook Lodge Functions. All contact information can be found by clicking on the Block names in the table. If you are not sure what team or block you are looking for, please contact the Lodge Chief by clicking here.
|Program Block||The Program Block is in charge of the internal program of the lodge and fulfilling the “Brotherhood” pillar of the Order of the Arrow. This involves the planning and execution of the lodge fellowship weekend; coordinating the lodge’s contingent for all national, regional, and section events; and ensuring Arrowmen are fed well under the leadership of the Culinary Committee at all lodge events.|
|Inductions Block||The Inductions Block is tasked with managing the processes associated with the Order of the Arrow Induction sequence; everything from the Unit Election through Brotherhood conversion. Inductions is the heart of the lodge and is a critical aspect of its success; simply put; without it, there would be no members. A well-run inductions process truly defines a well-run lodge. This block ensures that all inductions are run in accordance with the Order of the Arrow’s Guide to Inductions.|
|Service Block||The Service Block’s Role is to fulfill the “Cheerful Service” pillar of the Order of the Arrow. Through this portion of our organization’s purpose, we hope to show that we are the humble servants, for a true leader is one who inspires others to serve. This block includes the construction and planning of the Legacy Projects and assisting in carrying out service projects to benefit our camps.|
|Support and Relations Block||The Support and Relations Block is tasked with building strong relationships with the units, unit leaders, and districts of the Spirit of Adventure Council. This Block also is responsible for establishing a strong relationship with Section NE-1 by promoting and attending section events. The committees of the Support and Relations Block includes Unit Relations(OA Rep Program), District Relations, Camping Promotions, and Section Relations.|
|Native American Affairs Block||The Native American Affairs Block is in charge of implenting a Native American|
Program that educates all Arrow-Members about Native American history and culture appropriately and accurately. In order to perform this role effectively, this block includes the Musicians Committee, Ceremonies Committee, and the Native American Culture and Regalia Committee.