SCA to close office of Chirurgeonate effective August 10, 2015

On July 11, SCA President Leslie Vaughn and Vice President of Operations A.J. Pongrats have announced that the Office of the Chirurgeonate will cease to exist effective August 10, 2015.

From the official announcement on the SCA web site:

The decision has been made to close the Office of the Chirurgeonate as of August 10th, 2015. The board and corporate officers want to extend their gratitude for ALL who have served our organization in this capacity in the past. To those who have provided feedback, questions, and worked to explore options for scopes of the office that would allow our organization to retain the office and maintain insurance coverage for the officers and our organization, many thanks as well.

The announcement goes on to explain how first aid is to be handled at future events, record keeping of same, and disposition policy for existing records at kingdom and local branches and of physical assets.

The entire announcement is available at the official URL linked below.