The National Leadership Seminar (NLS) is a weekend training program focusing on leadership development.

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2017 Western Region Chief
Manué Lopez

Manué is from the Orange County Council in Aliso Viejo, CA. He is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Wiatava Lodge.

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The National Lodge Adviser Training Seminar (NLATS) is a weekend conference focusing on the skills and attributes of effective lodge advisers.

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Your Western Region

2007 Western Region Youth Chairmen

Part of the region chief’s goals is to have various youth chairmen in charge of areas designed to aid in operations of the region. For 2007, the following youth have been appointed to lead their respective committees:<blockquote>Region Communications Chairman - Joshua Bryan
      Webmaster - Alex Begg
      Mustang Editor - Eric Svingen
Region High Adventure Chairman - Jake Knudsen
Region Training Chairman - Case Barden
Region Quality Lodge Chairman - AJ Meyers
Region Events Promotion Chairman - Jake Wellman</blockquote>

2007 Service Grant Recipients

For the past several years, the National Order of the Arrow Committee has provided matching service grants for a limited number of projects submitted by application to the national OA office. These matching grants were announced at the recent planning meeting in Dallas.

Congratulations to the following lodges in the Western Region that have been selected as the service grant recipients for 2007:
<li>Tahosa Lodge, Denver Area Council 61 received $5000 to retrofit the Creede Campsite at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch to be accessible to persons with disabilities.</li>
<li>Wal-La-Moot-Kin Lodge, Blue Mountain Council 604 received $5000 to restore camp property so that it can be used for camping and high adventure.</li>

2006 Order of the Arrow National Plannng Meeting

Elections for the new national officers and region chiefs was held the morning of Thursday, December 28, 2006 during the National Planning Meeting. Click here for information on the new National Chief, Vice Chief, and all four Region Cheifs.

The summit theme for the 2007 National Conservation and Leadership Summit (NCLS) to be held at Indiana University is ‘Building the Path to Servant Leadership’.

2007 Quality Lodge Planbook

The 2007 Quality Lodge Planbook is now available on the Quality Lodge Resources page.

Operation Arrow

Over 750 youth Arrowmen will serve on one of three primary OA program areas at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree: the Service Corps, the Trek Guides and the Indian Village.

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