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BOD Announcements

Amazon Smile Program Update

Greetings unto the Populace of the SCA,

In July of 2014, the SCA launched its partnership with the Amazon Smile program. This launch was worldwide and through your participation in the program, we have had some very good results.

As of our first anniversary in July 2015, the Amazon Smile… Continue reading

BOARD COMMITTEE STRUCTURE TO REPLACE GRAND COUNCIL

 

At its August 22, 2016 meeting the Board of Directors approved the development and implementation of an expanded Board committee structure to encourage and facilitate transparency, participation in and understanding of Society governance throughout the membership of the Society.

 

The Board shall establish Board committees to serve at… Continue reading

Grand Council Disbanded

The Grand Council was formed in 1994; a time before email and social media.  There was a need then for a committee that made sure that the membership had a way to communicate with the directors on issues of importance to the SCA.  Twenty years later, members… Continue reading

Call for Applicants – Pelican Sovereign of Arms

From Laurel: Applications for Pelican Sovereign of Arms

Dame Lillia, Pelican Queen of Arms, is nearing the end of her tenure, which officially ends January 1, 2017. We are beginning the process of seeking a successor for her office. If you are interested, please see the job description below… Continue reading

Non-Member Surcharge is now Member Discount

After much research and consideration it has been decided to replace the term “Non-Member Surcharge” with “Member Discount” for SCA use.

With this change, it is important for everyone to know that Child Registration Fees will not go up in view of the “Member Discount”.  We are not assessing… Continue reading

Second Quarter 2016 BOD Meeting

The next quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Society for Creative Anachronism will take place on Saturday, April 23, 2016.

The start time is 9:00 a.m. PT.

The location will be:

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
1989 East Calaveras
Milpitas CA  95035

The agenda deadline for this… Continue reading

Family Members & enewsletter access

The Board of Directors is pleased to invite all current Family members to access the SCA electronic newsletter site. To log in, please go to:

websiteenewsletter.sca.org
User Name – membership number
Password – start

If you experience any difficulties, please contact membership@sca.org, and include your legal name &… Continue reading

Application Deadline Extension – President, SCA Inc.

President, SCA Inc.

Leslie Vaughn, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that the SCA Board of Directors is continuing to accept applications for the position of President of the SCA Inc. until March 31st, 2016. All applications received will be evaluated after March 31st, 2016.… Continue reading

MEET THE BOARD AT GREAT WESTERN WAR!

Ever thought about what the SCA is like at the Corporate level? Ever wonder what the job of a Director involves?

The Directors and Corporate Officers will be sponsoring a panel discussion at the upcoming at Great Western War, October 7-12 in the Kingdom of the Caid to answer any… Continue reading

Call for Applicants – President, SCA. Inc.

President, SCA. Inc.

Leslie Vaughn, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that the SCA Board of Directors is now accepting applications for the position of President of the SCA Inc.

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. is currently accepting applications for… Continue reading

2015 Fourth Quarter Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Directors is excited to announce the 2015 Fourth Quarter Board of Directors Meeting to take place in the Sylvan Kingdom of Aethelmearc on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

The location is The Embassy Suites, Pittsburg International Airport, 550 Cherryington Parkway

Corapolis, PA 15108.  Start time… Continue reading

Third Quarter 2015 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors would like to remind the membership that the Third Quarter 2015 Board Meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, July 11, 2015.

The location is Mt. Olive Church, 1989 E Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, California.

Start time is 9:00 a.m. and all members are welcome to… Continue reading

50 Year Celebration Reminder

The Board of Directors would like to briefly remind everyone of the 50 Year Celebration of the Society on June 17-27th, 2016. This is a celebration of the history and the future of the Society. It is also a chance to meet and enjoy the company of those throughout… Continue reading

ACCEPS Update

The Seneschal of the Society sends greetings to my fellow SCA members and participants,

Based upon the fact that ACCEPS has now shut down, the need to remain silent to ensure the security of everyone’s credit card information on ACCEPS is no longer a concern and as such, I am… Continue reading

ACCEPS No Longer Approved

The Board of Directors of SCA, Inc. believes that there are better options in terms of electronic payments in the SCA; the corporate office is moving towards an alternative payment service as rapidly as possible. As such, the Board of Directors is discontinuing its relationship with ACCEPS and no longer… Continue reading

April 18, 2015 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors would like to remind everyone in the area that the Quarterly meeting will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2015 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Cincinnati – River Center, Covington Kentucky. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Comments are strongly encouraged and… Continue reading

Proposed change to Corpora – Chirurgeon’s Office

Currently open for commentary is a proposal for the closure of the office of the chirurgeonate. The language for this proposal can be found below. The Board of Directors recognizes that this topic is controversial and would like to emphasize that commentary is being accepted until July 1, 2015, and… Continue reading

Creation of the Order of Defense

SCA Announcements

Creation of the Order of Defense

Due to the large amount of information surrounding the additional peerage for rapier and cut and thrust, the Board of Directors decided to participate in a conference call on February 2, 2015. The Board received a large amount of additional comments and… Continue reading

February 2, 2015 Conference Call

Due to the large amount of information surrounding the additional peerage matter, the Board of Directors has decided to participate in a conference call on February 2, 2015.  This is not an unusual occurrence.  Conference call meetings are regularly held to help facilitate communication, especially on important… Continue reading

Proposed Corpora Change Results – 4th Peerage

At the January 17, 2015 Board of Directors meeting in Milpitas, CA, the Board voted against revising Corpora to establish a rapier peerage. The Board also voted to delete wording that labeled rapier as an ancillary activity of the SCA and replace it with wording that unambiguously established rattan as… Continue reading

Board of Directors – Meeting Schedule

The Board of Directors would like to thank all those who took the time to attend the First Quarter 2015 meeting in Milpitas, California.

They would like to remind the membership that the Second Quarter 2015 will be taking place in the Middle Kingdom on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at… Continue reading

First Quarter 2015 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors would like to remind the membership
that the First Quarter 2015 Board Meeting is scheduled for tomorrow
Saturday, January 17, 2015.

The location is
Mt. Olive Church
1989 E Calaveras Blvd
Milpitas, California

Start time is 9:00 a.m.
All members are welcome to attend.
Modern… Continue reading

APEC Proposal – Commentary Being Accepted

Currently open for commentary is a proposal by the Additional Peerage Exploratory Committee (“APEC”) for a new Rapier Peerage.  The language for this proposal can be found below.  Due to the long-reaching effects of this proposal, the Board of Directors would like to emphasize that commentary is being… Continue reading

APEC – Proposed Corpora Change

At the July 2013 Board Meeting, the Additional Peerage Exploratory Committee (“APEC”) proposed that the Board of Directors create a new Patent-bearing Peerage Order parallel to the Orders of the Chivalry, the Laurel and the Pelican. This Rapier Peerage would be for the related martial arts of rapier and all… Continue reading

Proposed Corpora Language Change – Corpora VIII.B.4

The SCA Board of Directors seeks commentary on the following proposed Corpora language change.

Current language for Corpora VIII.B.4

Non-armigerous awards and orders may be established by a kingdom, principality or barony, according to the laws and customs of the kingdom. The names and insignia of these awards and orders… Continue reading