Committees are the functional basis of Order of the Arrow lodges. Passaconaway runs on the ten Operation Committees listed below. Every member of the lodge should be a member of at least one committee. If you are interested in chairing a committee, please send an email to If you are an adult who would like to advise a committee, contact the lodge adviser.

New England Fellowship\ConclaveChairman: John Grace
Adviser: Jack Web (ALA)             Sash and BashChairman: Matt Lefebve
Adviser: Andy Richardson (Lodge Adviser)                  Lodge Leadership DevelopmentChairman: Open
Adviser: Christine Wilson                       Plans the Lodge conference to build members’ leadership and job-specific skills, coordinates continued leadership training throughout the year and supports lodge and chapter leadership.Camp PromotionChairman: Vacant
Adviser: John Branscombe
Develops plans for camping promotion in consolation with the council camping committee and develops promotional helps such as “Where to go Camping” booklets.ServiceChairman: James Greenwood (Vice Chief)
Adviser: Kevin Hurley (ALA)
Suggests a yearly schedule of service projects, gets lodge approval, and makes complete plans for getting the work done. Also works with camp rangers for camp service projects.ProgramChairman: Sam Perley (Vice Chief)
Adviser: Vacant
Is responsible for the logistics and planning of all meetings of Lodge membership throughout the year and works closely with other committees to accomplish the goals of these weekends. Performs office duties related to event registration.OrdealChairman: Mark Broilette
Adviser: Open
Plans and administers successful induction weekends in accordance with the Guide to Inductions and is responsible for the Ordeal induction process. Lodge ceremony teams operate under this committee.ElangomatChairman: Joey Winslow
Adviser: Ron MorinBanquet 2018Chairman: open
Adviser: openNominationsChairman: Vacant
Adviser: Vacant
American Indian AffairsChairman: Richie Senneville
Adviser: Anita Creager
Advises on the proper use Native American Themes and customs in Lodge Activities and recruits members to participate in the Lodge/Chapter Dance Teams and other Native American Events.FinanceChairman:Open (Treasurer)
Adviser: Linda Hamel (ALA)
Draws up an annual budget based on administrative and program needs, works with the council service center, maintains chapter finances and is responsible for the financial status of the lodge. Oversees fund-raising such as the trading post.MembershipChairman: Vacant
Adviser: Vacant
Coordinates dues, helps lodge meets membership quotas for quality lodge, supports chapters in unit elections, and helps administer lodge awards. Supports the chapter-unit link and works with chapters to develop the troop representative program. Performs office duties related to membership and dues.CommunicationsChairman: Reese Merry (Secretary)
Adviser: Scott Langille (ALA)
Develops and maintains lodge websites, supports chapter communication, promotes participation in OA events and activities and communicates information from other committees to lodge membership.BrotherhoodChairman: Mark Langille
Adviser: John Branscombe
Is responsible for Brotherhood conversion numbers and promoting brotherhood conversion. Conducts the brotherhood hike and ceremony during induction weekends.VigilChairman: Bryce Stack
Adviser: Mike O’ConnorCeremoniesChairman: Vacant
Advisers: Jay CohenFun WeekendChairman: Vacant
Adviser: Vacant