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BOD Announcements

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

Board of Directors Meeting – 10-25-14 – St. Louis

The Board of Directors would like to remind all who will be in the area and available that they are invited to attend the 4th Quarter Board of Directors Meeting. It will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Embassy Suites located at 610 North 7th Street, Saint Louis,… Continue reading

Proposed Corpora Language Change

The SCA Board of Directors seeks commentary on a proposed Corpora language change recommended by the Laurel Sovereign at Arms.

Current language for Corpora VIII.B.2

2. Kingdoms may establish awards and orders conferring Awards or Grants of Arms, and the Crown may award membership in such orders according to the… Continue reading

A New Deputy Society Seneschal Office

 

The SCA Board of Directors is directing the Society Seneschal to develop and implement a new Deputy Society Seneschal Office and accompanying kingdom level infrastructure to deal with broad-based event support services.

The core activity and a core competency of the Society for Creative Anachronism is holding events –… Continue reading

Request for Commentary on Sanctions and Corpora

Over a year ago the office of the Society Seneschal began a complete revamp of the sanction process. The Grand Council assisted in this mammoth project as did past society Seneschals, Kingdom Seneschals, members of the Royalty and past board members. Special thanks to the feedback from individuals that have… Continue reading

Director-Elect Selected

The SCA Board of Directors would like to announce that David Keen / Master David of Caithness, has agreed to accept the position of Director-Elect.  Mr. Keen/Master David hails from the Kingdom of Caid.  He will be replacing Director Mark Faulcon, whose term ends at the close of… Continue reading

Additional Peerage Exploratory Committee (“APEC”)

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

3rd Quarter Board Meeting Info

The Board of Directors would like to remind the membership that the Third Quarter 2013 Board Meeting will take place in the West Kingdom on July 13, 2013.  The location will be Mt. Olive Church on 1989 E Calaveras Blvd in Milpitas, California and the start time will be… Continue reading

Corpora Section X Announcement

Greetings unto the Populace of the SCA,

As you may be aware, the Society has been reviewing all Corporate documents with reference to Sanctions and sanction language. The goal is to create a comprehensive Sanction Guide.

The first stage of this review was performed by the Grand Council. The Grand… Continue reading

Greetings from the Incoming President

Greetings!

I would like to share with everyone the following letter from our most recent SCA President, Tom Hughes. As he indicates, it has been a busy past three years for the SCA, and his summary speaks for itself. We thank him for his time spent on behalf of our… Continue reading

PayPal Testing

The Board of Directors has granted a one-time variance to the following Society Financial Policy, Section XII, B to allow the Barony of Gyldenholt, Caid to test the PayPal system for accepting credit cards at the Gyldenhold – Calafia Friendship Tournament on March 9, 2013. The Society Exchequer is currently… Continue reading