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BOD Announcements

People on the Move – Society Webminister

Eowyn de Wever, OLThe Board of Directors would like to announce the appointment of Eowyn Cenek, Ph.D. (Eowyn de Wever, OL ) as Society Webminister.

Ms. Cenek is a database administrator at the University of Southern Miss. She is currently the proud owner of 20+ looms and is considering adding another room to… Continue reading

Proposed Corpora Addition – Non-Discrimination

The Board of Directors is currently requesting commentary with regard to the following the proposed policy addition to Corpora:

Non-Discrimination Policy

 The SCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, size, or any other basis… Continue reading

Project Corpora Updates

Greetings to all,

From John Fulton, President, SCA, Inc.

As mentioned in my last President’s Report to the community there is a project to review Corpora to clean up any confusing or outdated language in order to make it more “user-friendly”.  This will be an ongoing project and… Continue reading

Current Ombudsman Assignments – April 2019

The current Ombudsman assignments are:

Craig Carter – Chairman
Ombudsman for: President, Society Seneschal, Corporate Office, Financial Officers, Executive Assistant

John St. Dennis – Vice-Chairman
Ombudsman for: Board Recruiting, Ansteorra, Gleann Abhann, Meridies, Trimaris

Natalie Degerstrom -Director
Ombudsman for: An Tir, Caid, West, Marshal, Membership Committee

T.S. Morgan – Director… Continue reading

MEET THE BOARD AT Les Beltaines, East Kingdom!

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

The Directors will be sponsoring a panel discussion at the upcoming at Les Beltaines, June 22, 2019, from 3 pm – 4 pm in the East Kingdom to answer… Continue reading

People on the Move Announcement – Interim SCA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

The Board of Directors would like to announce the appointment of Gigi Coulson, M.S. (Giata Magdalena Alberti, OL ) as Interim SCA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer.  Ms. Coulson is an interdisciplinary sociologist and biologist with experience in both qualitative and quantitative social assessments, environmental impact statements, and diversity… Continue reading

Revised Mission Statement

After careful review and consideration of all feedback, the Board of Directors has decided to update the mission statement to be more inline with current society practices:

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international non-profit volunteer educational organization.
The SCA is devoted to the research and re-creation of… Continue reading

Governing Documents Updated

Greetings
Updates to Governing documents are now complete and can be found through the following link:
Any reference to the SCA Governing documents, on any digital media should use this link to the most recent version. Please ensure your links are correct.
Printed versions of the updated Governing… Continue reading

Updated Statement of Core Values

At the Board of Directors July 2018 meeting, the following change to Corpora was approved and is to be considered effective immediately.
SCA Statement of Core Values

In pursuing its mission, the SCA is committed to excellence in its programs, communications and activities and to

∙ act… Continue reading

Updated Mission Statement

At the Board of Directors July 2018 meeting, the following change to Corpora was approved and is to be considered effective immediately. 
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international non-profit volunteer educational organization.

SCA is devoted to the research and re-creation of pre-seventeenth century skills, arts,… Continue reading

Updated Hate Speech Language

At the Board of Directors July 2018 meeting, the following addition to Corpora was approved and is to be considered effective immediately.
“Corpora Article X, Grievances and Sanctions, A. General, Add Section 4:   Hate Speech
Hate speech is not tolerated in the Society.  Hate speech is… Continue reading

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