Applications accepted for top Heralds' positions

Hal Simon, Chairman of the SCA Baord of Directors, has announced that Laurel Soveriegn of Arms is accepting applicants for the Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms, the Wreath Sovereign of Arms, and the Pelican Sovereign of Arms.

Hal Simon writes:

Ladies and Gentleman of the Society,

The Laurel Soveriegn of Arms and her staff are opening applications to seek successors for their offices. Please see the announcement given below with notes on the application process.

Thank you,
Hal Simon
Chairman
SCA Baord of Directors

Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms

The Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms (Laurel) is the principal heraldic officer of the Society and the head of the College of Arms. Laurel is responsible for fostering the study and practice of heraldry, supervising the processing of submissions, and overseeing the heraldic activities of the Known World.

Laurel is an unpaid position, currently requiring approximately 20 hours a week. The position requires considerable tact and patience, armory and onomastic knowledge, supervisory ability, the ability to work within tight deadlines and coordinate closely with Wreath, Pelican and other staff to produce a Laurel letter of Acceptance and Return monthly, some computer literacy and word processing skills, e-mail and telephone access, and time and ability to travel.

Resumes must be made in writing to Laurel Resume, SCA Inc., Box 360789, Milpitas CA 95036, or to resumes@sca.org. Resumes must be received by December 1, 2007. The present Laurel's warrant expires in April 2008.


Wreath Sovereign of Arms

The Wreath Sovereign of Arms is an educational deputy of the Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms, responsible for the consideration of and decisions concerning armory submitted for registration by the College of Arms.

Wreath is an unpaid position, currently requiring approximately 25 hours a week. Some knowledge of period heraldry is useful; knowledge of SCA heraldry is essential. The position requires considerable tact and patience, research and reasoning ability, a clear understanding of the Rules for Submission and past Laurel rulings, the ability to write clearly and succinctly, the ability to work within tight deadlines and coordinate closely with Pelican, Laurel and other staff to produce a Laurel letter of Acceptance and Return monthly, some computer literacy and word processing skills, e-mail and telephone access, and time and ability to travel. Given the current structure of the office, a high-speed internet connection is useful but it is not required.

Resumes must be made in writing to Laurel Resume, SCA Inc., Box 360789,

Milpitas CA 95036, or to resumes@sca.org. Resumes must be received by

December 1, 2007. The present Wreath's warrant expires in June 2008.


Pelican Sovereign of Arms

The Pelican Sovereign of Arms is an educational deputy of the Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms, responsible for the consideration of and decisions concerning names submitted for registration by the College of Arms.

Pelican is an unpaid position, currently requiring approximately 25 hours a week. The position requires considerable tact and patience, onomastic knowledge, research and reasoning ability, a clear understanding of the Rules for Submission and past Laurel rulings, the ability to write clearly and succinctly, the ability to work within tight deadlines and coordinate closely with Wreath, Laurel and other staff to produce a Laurel letter of Acceptance and Return monthly, some computer literacy and word processing skills, e-mail and telephone access, and time and ability to travel. Access to a good research library is desirable but not required. Resumes must be made in writing to Laurel Resume, SCA Inc., Box 360789, Milpitas CA 95036, or to resumes@sca.org. Resumes must be received by December 1, 2007. The present Pelican's warrant expires with the Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms in April 2008.


Comments are strongly encouraged and can be sent to:
SCA Inc.
Box 360789
Milpitas, CA 95036

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