The vice president of Communication is appointed by the president-elect (for a term concurrent with that of the president) and serves at the president's pleasure. The vice president of Communication:
In consultation with the president, appoints and supervises subsidiary youth
positions needed to perform the communication functions of the VOA.
Works with an associate volunteer Advisor of the VOA.
Actively studies and remains aware of the best way to communicate to Venturers
on the VOA and in its jurisdiction, understanding that several methods of delivery
must be utilized for maximum effectiveness.
Ensures that the VOA's web presence is being maintained, updated, and scaled
appropriately for effective publication of information and collection of feedback.
Periodically publishes a newsletter of past, current, and future events, including
articles of noteworthy events and other items of interest to Venturers.
Submits articles about the VOA's activities to other Scouting media (e.g., council
or region newsletter and websites).
Actively pursues opportunities to increase VOA exposure by submitting articles,
comments, photos, and upcoming event announcements, and reports to external
publications such as local newspapers and other appropriate venues.
Maintains groups, pages, blogs, calendars, message boards, etc., on the most
relevant social media and social networking sites.
Develops and maintains the tools to communicate with all relevant parties using
a variety of methods such as telephone, text message, email, and postal mail as
Maintains rosters of VOA members and frequently involved persons, including as
many forms of readily available communication paths as possible, and identifies
preferred methods, making it available to the VOA as needed and appropriate.
Develops, updates, maintains, and makes readily available marketing strategies,
solutions, and materials.
Actively pursues contact information for people, groups, and businesses of
interest to the VOA.
Performs any other duties as assigned by the president.