Organizational Policies and Politics
Organizational changes of policy or structure, political issues, or other items related to the operation of living history groups, as distinct from the historical periods we study. This topic does NOT include organizations within the historical Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-08-26 10:14
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 forms of cut and thrust combat in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-08-24 09:16
Melissa Muckart, Chair, SCANZ, reports that Dillon Burke (Lord Miles Warde) has been chosen to join the SCANZ Committee.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-08-22 19:07
Tiffany Brown, Chair, SCA Ltd., has posted updates on the SCA Ltd. Insurance FAQ (frequently asked questions) on the Lochac Announce list.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-08-17 11:48
The Board of Directors of the SCA Ltd (Australia) has announced changes to officer positions.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-07-12 09:55
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.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-07-08 20:28
Melissa Muckart, Acting Chair SCA (NZ) Inc., reports that a new website is now online for Membership Services in New Zealand.
Submitted by East Kingdom Gazette on Mon, 2013-06-17 14:43
The SCA’s Board of Directors sent out a request for comments on a proposed revision to Corpora that concerns Grievances and Sanctions.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-06-07 14:07
Tiffany Brown, m.k.a. Teffania de Tuckerton, Chair, SCA Ltd, requests the aid of members of the SCA in Australia to help with special tasks.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-06-01 11:21
Saito Takauji, m.k.a. Matt Parker, Chairman of the Grand Council to the BoD, reports that the Grand Council is looking to add new members.
Submitted by Ariel de Courtenay on Thu, 2013-05-23 15:17
In the An Tir Crown list processional on Saturday, May 18 XLVII (2013), seven fighters proudly presented their same sex inspirations to the court and fought for them that day upon the fields of honor.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2013-04-27 18:46
Leslie Vaughn, the incoming President of the SCA Inc., has published an open letter of greeting to the populace, including a farewell letter from outgoing President, Thomas Hughes.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2013-04-09 09:10
An amendment to Middle Kingdom law now allows Their Majesties to appoint baronial couples of same or opposite gender, or individuals, as Their Majesties deem "most fit to represent the Royal Presence in the Barony."
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2013-03-25 07:38
The Board of Directors would like to address concerns that have been raised regarding the sanctions process and related documents.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-03-22 22:18
Steve Baker, Chair, SCA Ltd, reports that a replacement Membership Services website for the Kingdom of Lochac has been launched.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-02-27 17:05
At Their Court at Stag's Con, Their Majesties Garick and Jasamine of the Kingdom of the Outlands accepted a petition from the Incipient Shire of Bryngolau to advance to Full Status. Being passed by the Board of Directors of the SCA, Inc., the request was granted.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-02-16 12:30
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.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-02-15 20:30
On the Unofficial SCA Society Seneschal's Announcement Page, SCA Society Seneschal Erik Langhans (Sir Modius von Mergentheim) reports the latest news on the 2009 lawsuit brought against the Society.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2013-01-13 09:07
The Board of Directors has withdrawn a proposal to prohibit a person from being both a competitor and a prospective consort in a Royal List.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2012-12-07 19:11
The Board of Directors of the SCA Inc. has announced a change to the Governing Documents that allows same-gender consorts to be permitted in Royal Lists at the discretion of the Crown of each kingdom. The change is effective immediately.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-11-19 16:08
The Board of Directors received a request to re-publish the names of the members of the Additional Peerage Exploratory Committee (APEC), this time including their awards/ranks and their home Kingdoms.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-11-07 12:37
The third-quarter meeting of the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. took place October 27, 2012 in Boston, MA. A lively article about the meeting is available online at the East Kingdom Gazette.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2012-11-06 10:36
The SCA Board of Directors is still accepting applicants for the positions of Media Liaison and Society Chirurgeon. The deadline for the former is December 1.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2012-11-05 20:13
The Board of Directors seeks to explore the possibility of creating a new Society-wide Peerage to recognize as Peers those participants who meet the general requirements for a Patent of Arms and who demonstrate prowess in Rapier and/or Cut & Thrust Combat.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-11-04 16:46
The October 29, 2012 blog entry in the East Kingdom Gazette, Baroness Leonete D'Angely discusses proposed changes to the SCA's Non-Member Surcharge. The report resulted from a discussion at the October 27, 2012 Board of Directors meeting in Boston.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-11-02 12:12
The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism is seeking commentary on proposed changes to Corpora regarding competition in Royal Lists.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-10-26 16:04
SCA Board of Directors Meeting 2012 (Boston, MA), Society for Creative Anachronism Corpora October 27, 2012.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-08-03 19:04
In continuation of its investigation of the matter of same gender couples competing in Crown list, the Board is continuing its quest to solicit commentary on potential language changes to its governing documents regarding this issue.
Submitted by Etienne Le Mons on Mon, 2012-07-16 11:15
On a beautiful day in June, the Barony of Gyldenholt and the Kingdom of Caid made history: Giles Hill and Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia became the SCA’s first same-gender Coronets. Lord Etienne Le Mons offers his opinion on what this means for the Society at large.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-07-02 10:13
This is the President's report of the actions taken at the SCA, Inc.'s and its subsidiaries most recent Board of Directors meetings, held April 28, 2012, in the Kingdom of Caid.