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BOD Announcements

People on the Move – Dan Watson (Bartholomew Hightower)

People on the Move – Dan Watson (Bartholomew Hightower)

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Dan Watson (Bartholomew Hightower) as Director-Elect for Seat F for the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism. Mr. Watson is an associate professor in Computer Science at… Continue reading

People on the Move – Communications Officer

People on the Move – Communications Officer

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Kelly Magill (Heather Shea) as Communications Officer for the Society for Creative Anachronism.  Kelly Magill is the a Web Developer/ Human Resources Manager for North Bay Computer Services in… Continue reading

President’s Report for April 2018 BoD Meeting

John Fulton, President for the SCA, has announced that a report from his office is now available  on the SCA website. This report contains the publishable summaries and commendation sections from each Society Officer’s second quarter report, as well as publishable summaries submitted by various Board committees.

The… Continue reading

Request for Comments – Hate Ban Language

The Board of Directors is seeking commentary on the following policy proposal regarding hate speech and hate symbols.

Advice is additionally being sought on whether to place this proposed amendment in (1) Corpora, which governs the SCA as a whole, including all kingdoms and Affiliates, or (2) the Corporate… Continue reading

Addendum – Board Statement on Hate Speech

In our zeal to craft a statement to show where the Board stands on the subject of hate speech, the word “Religion” was inadvertently left off. We apologize for the oversight.

Paul Lancaster

Chair, Board of Directors

Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.

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The Society for Creative Anachronism strongly… Continue reading

Call for Applicants – Society Communications Officer

The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. is seeking candidates for the position of Board Communications Officer, which will be a 3-year warranted term of service. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for external and internal communications from the Board of Directors and Corporate Officers.
Key Responsibilities

* Create and… Continue reading

Board Statement on Hate Speech

The Society for Creative Anachronism strongly condemns hate speech in any form by any officers and participants of this organization. The SCA was founded on and continues to be governed by the concepts of chivalry and honor, and strives to include and be respectful of all people, regardless of race,… Continue reading

Request for Commentary – Mission Statement

Currently open for commentary is a proposal to expand the Society’s Mission Statement.

The Mission Statement currently reads as follows:

The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. (SCA) is an international organization devoted to the research and re-creation of pre-seventeenth century life, employing knowledge of history to enrich participants’ lives and… Continue reading

People on the Move – Society Seneschal – Elect

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Mike Watkins (Alywin Watkyn) as Society Seneschal-Elect for the Society for Creative Anachronism. Mike Watkins is the a Tech Projects Manager for Auburn University. Alywin Watkyn is a Pelican and former Kingdom Seneschal for Meridies. Mr. Watkins will undergo… Continue reading

People on the Move – Director-Elect Seat E

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Carter (Quintus Aurelius Dracontius) as Director-Elect for Seat E for the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism. Craig Carter is the Chief Operating Officer for Radiology Associates of North Texas. Quintus Aurelius Dracontius… Continue reading

REQUEST FOR COMMENTARY – Proposed Corpora Change – Corpora IV.E.

Currently open for commentary is a proposal for a change to Corpora IV.E. Reason for suggested change is to clarify confusing language. Corpora currently reads:

ROYALTY, E. Limitations:
3.  Royalty may delegate:
a. the decision-making powers on legislation, distribution of armigerous awards and orders, or banishment, or
b. signature… Continue reading

Board Committees Openings Announcement

The Board of Directors is seeking nominations from the populace for individuals to serve as members of the following Board Committees:

 

Youth Activities Committee

Mission: Completion of design and implementation of YAFA programs.

 

Risk Management Committee

Mission: to oversee insurance, legal, and related matters.

 

If you are… Continue reading

Peerage Committee – Call for Commentary

Peerage Committee – Call for Commentary

At the April meeting the Board of Directors established a committee to research the process of creating new Peerages.

The committee will review the Board’s present procedure, determine whether any changes are needed, and suggest how any future proposals, e.g. Valiance, will be accommodated.… Continue reading

Call for Nominations – Board Committees

The Board of Directors is seeking nominations from the populace for individuals to serve as members of the following Board Committees:

 

Finance and Audit Committee

Mission:  to assist the Board’s oversight of the Company’s accounting and financial reporting processes, the audit and integrity of the Company’s financial statements… Continue reading

SCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMITTEES

The following proposal is a summary of the Board Committee structure approved by the SCA Board of Directors on October 22, 2016.

1. The Board approves the formation of the following committees to serve at the pleasure of the Board, with the mission of each committee to be as set… Continue reading

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

Call for Applicants – Vice President for Information Technology

Vice President for Information Technology
The SCA Inc. seeks applicants for the position of Vice President for Information Technology, for a three-year term beginning October 22, 2016.  This is a part-time volunteer position requiring technical leadership and a commitment of approximately 10-15 hours per week plus availability for… 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