Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

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Venturing Officers Association

Area Venturing President

Selection Process: Area Venturing President

  • Area VOA presidents are to be selected by May 1.
  • Beginning in 2011, current or past crew presidents and above (e.g., district VOA president, area VOA vice president) are eligible to submit an application.

Steps in the Selection Process: Area Venturing President

  • Eligible applicants may submit an application for consideration by March 31.
  • The area Venturing staff advisor, the area director, and the current area VOA president will review all applications to identify qualified applicants.
  • The current area VOA president, area Venturing volunteer advisor, and area Venturing staff advisor will screen the candidate pool for merit and select two or more highly qualified candidates to be interviewed by the entire selection panel.
  • The region VOA president, the area Venturing volunteer advisor, the area VOA president, and any area VOA vice presidents and council VOA presidents who are not candidates will form a selection panel to interview and select a new area Venturing president from the qualified applicants.
  • The interview process may be determined by the area VOA leadership and may include remote conferencing.
  • This review and selection process will be effective beginning with selection of the 2011–2012 area VOA presidents in 2011, or upon establishment of the area VOA presidency.