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BoD Meeting 8 April, One person's notes (fwd)
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From email@example.com Sun Apr 9 14:55 EDT 1995
Date: Sun, 09 Apr 1995 11:38:45 -0800
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (R. Lindberg & E. Winnie)
Subject: BoD Meeting 8 April, One person's notes
Greetings to the readers of the Rialto and the Steps (Antir list) from
Yesterday I attended the Board of Directors meeting near Seattle WA.
Here follows some facts and some of my opinions of that meeting (note
opinions will be marking by a * at the start of each line). This is all to
the best of my recollection, I also do not claim the the spelling of any
names will be correct.
In general I found this board meeting to be more upbeat and forward
lokking then I had attended before
Announcements from Executive Sessions:
Randell resigned due to family and work requirements
John Slack appoint Society Marshall
Ed Krelling added to the BoD
Lee Ford added to the BoD
John Fulton term extended for 2 quarters
Robin Jones (Kingdom of Meridies..) banishment overturned
Joanne Sheilds (Kingdom of AnTir) banishment overturned on procedural
grounds, but membership revoked for cause
Chris Koke (East Kingdom) membership revoked for cause
John Fulton elected to the President of the BoD, etc
E.F. Morril elected to Sec of the BoD
A motion was made to remove TImbor from the Grand Council (by A.J), failed.
*I'd love to know what went on here
New Zealand and the Kingdom Drakenfauld (sp?>) do not have to mail in
the non-member fees within the normal guidelines. Drakenfauld will not
actually send money, they will just tell Milpitas how much and Milpitas
will deduct it from the newsletter stipend.
*This is due to the costs of currency transactions, it will actually save
both them and the SCA money
BoD minutes will once more be available via subscription in July, back
issue are available.
The current budget was available to be examined. The year end
financial forms will be changed soon.
The creation of the Pelican King at Arms office (Heralds) was
approved. The Pelican will be the 'Name Nazi'.
The TI is one issue behind and the Complete Anachronist is now three
behind. *They 'hope' to catch up soon, what ever that means. BTW aren't we
still owed *one from a couple of years ago?
There are still many questions concerning both the Corp liability and
the Chirurgeon liability. John will ask the team assembled for the
proposed new waiver to look into this question.
Rejected the list of 20 people sent in by the Grand Council to be
added to the Grand Council. All they were given was a list of names. They
also wanted to know something about these people. i.e resumes, etc
* They were very concerned that they had no way to know who these people
where, *they want the Grand Council to reflect all Kingdoms, ideas,
*backgrounds, etc. The Society Seneschal was VERY concerned that there
were only *2 (3???) women on the list. The idea was expressed that they
needed to know who *these people were and what their background was. Even
the 're-formers' wanted *to know more before they accepted this list.
There was no progress from reported from the Interkingdom Council.
There was some concern expressed over the lack of names9 sent to the
BoD for consideration to be on the Board and the lack of comments on the
The current Insurance expires 15 June, the is research going on into
changing this to late January
Thirteen new branches formed, three new Baronies awaiting elevation
(including my home shire), four branches dissolved. It was hoped that the
last9 of the military draw-down branches were closed.
The next meeting will be at the Barony of March (Pittsburgh).
There were 17 new bank accounts opened.
The Financial policy dated Jan 95 was adopted. affective Jan 96.
On 1 June 94 any Kingdom Seneschal or Kingdom Exchequer may sell
*The kingdoms are required to track the funds, forward, etc. The thought
was *expresses that memberships should only be sold at Kingdom and
The continent of Antarctica was assigned to Trimaris. The majority of
SCA people residing there hale from Trimaris and this was done at their
A few counties in Western Virginia where switched from Atlantia to
Meridies. Both kingdoms approved and was requested by the majority of
people living there.
The Kingdom newsletters where reminded that outside groups must pay
for event copy, adds, etc the appear in this newsletters. An exception was
made for public interest announcements, such as a medieval exhibit at a
The newsletter stipend was increased to reflect increases in US
postage. An increase in foreign will be made once the exact figures are
The Kingdom of the West proposed a buy-out plan to modify how the
Kingdom pays its non-member fees. The original proposal was to pay
according to attendance at Kingdom events., quarterly. The finial plan was
to pay quarterly, in advance. With tracking to insure that the figures are
There was also concern expressed over the low rate of payment of the
non-member fee by some kingdoms.
THIS MAY BE RE-POSTED, AS REQUIRED
Ralph Lindberg N7BSN
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