March Business Meeting, March 7, 2017

Officer’s Reports:

Seneschal (The Honorable Lady Genevieve de Saint-Malo):

THL Genevieve opened the meeting and passed around the attendance sheet.

Each officer then reported:

Exchequer (Lady Lydia Wynne):

The Exchequer reported that there is $2,239.60 in the Shire Treasury.

Herald (Lady Katherine Coscombe):

Nothing to report.

Chatelain (Lady Beatrix Beeman):

Nothing to report.

Mistress of Arts & Sciences (Lady Áine ingen Uí Briain):

A&S report is due April 1st; will be passing around a sheet for people to list their project on.

Chronicler (Friar Gillis):

Friar Gillis was not present.

Report is due 4/1.

Archery Lieutenant (Lord Frøkn mac Cainnaig):

Report was turned in.

Thrown Weapons Lieutenant (Lord Frøkn mac Cainnaig):

Report was turned in.

Web Minister (William Keith of Rivenvale):

William was not present.

Youth Minister (Lady Nuria Enid Imogen):

Still waiting for the background checks from the Kingdom office.

Dance Mistress: (Lady Lettice Spindler):

Dance practice after the meeting for those interested.

Demo Coordinator (The Honorable Lord Rickard de Als):

Trying to get Armored and Rapier demos for the Warrenshire Faire. We will do a dance class and dance demo on Sat, and one dance demo on Sun. A&S/Camp demos as usual. Period/modern camps will be available on site.

We are still waiting to hear back from the Summer Festival of the Arts regarding getting a space near the international demos/food area.

Acting Knight’s Marshall (The Honorable Lord Rickard de Als):

Report was turned in.

Meeting News:

Our schedule was set for May. View the calendar on our website for all the details. Please note that if the subject matter set for a meeting is not something someone is specifically interested, all are allowed to bring personal projects to work on. Please also let us know if there is a subject you would like to see as a class or interest group, and we will try to accommodate it if possible.

Project Day – 3/18 at Rickard & Evie’s house. Will work on market stalls for the faire demos. 10am start.

Events:

Spring Training, Saturday, April 1, 2017 (Event Steward – The Honorable Lord Rickard de Als):

Armored combat, and MacGyver Challenge were just added. Katherine will organize the gate staff.

Giving out tickets at the gate for the lunch side-board was discussed.

Saxon Summer, Fri-Sun, Oct. 6-8, 2017 (Event Steward – The Honorable Lord Rickard de Als):

Gozen was sent a message to see if she was willing/able to run equestrian activities.

Looking for staff volunteers, and will start building a schedule based on that. Lady Áine volunteered to be the class coordinator. Lord Frøkn will look for additional marshals so we can have both Thrown Weapons and Archery going at the same time.

Fall Bransle, TBD (Event Steward – Lord Frøkn mac Cainnaig):

Potentially at Canfield Fairgrounds. Details are being pursued.

Winter Wassail, TBD (Event Steward – Lady Beatrix Beeman):

Nothing new recorded.

In Closing:

If there are any corrections and/or additions that need to be recorded in the official Shire minutes, please contact Friar Gillis. Note that these minutes will be published on our shire website.

Respectfully submitted in service,
Lady Beatrix