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

President

The president is selected by a prescribed process to serve for a specific term of office (June 1 to May 31). The president:

  • Reports to the Youth Development committee chair (see the organization chart if a Youth Development committee has not yet been established) and serves as a member of that committee.
  • Works with volunteer advisors and staff advisors of their own VOA and with Venturing presidents at the tiers above and below them.
  • Appoints and supervises vice presidents, VOA liaisons, and additional optional VOA youth positions.
  • Leads the youth officer selection process and interviews.
  • Represents the VOA to Scouting leadership at the same tier.
  • Motivates and coordinates the three vice presidents and any other appointed VOA members in assigned tasks and conducting meetings with them as needed.
  • Helps train and mentor presidents in lower tiers.
  • Plans and leads regular meetings of the VOA.
  • Assists VOA members with the selection of subsidiary youth members.
  • Assists the volunteer advisor with selection of subsidiary advisors.
  • Tracks all goals for the VOA and provides regular progress reports to the Youth Development committee.