Officers are responsible for making things happen within the Shire. Below is a brief description of what each officer does, as well as how to contact them. If you’re not sure where to start, the Seneschal and the Chatelain are happy to assist you.
The Seneschal handles the administration of the group – almost like the club president. If you want to host an event or a demo, the seneschal is your first point of contact. Contact Lord Thomas of the Shire of Mountain Freehold, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chatelain is the officer in charge of greeting and helping new members, as well as arranging outreach opportunities for our group. Contact our Chatelain, Odd of the Free Company, at email@example.com
The Exchequer is the treasurer of the group. If you think that there’s something that the group needs to purchase or spend money on, talk to the exchequer about how to go about it. Contact Lady Katherine Slough at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Exchequer: Duchess Marieke
The Knight Marshal is responsible for official heavy list practices and events in the Shire. (“Heavy List” is fully-armored combat, typically using sword and shield, but also including polearms, axes, maces, and other weapons, excluding weapons covered under “Fencing.”) The Marshal assists in the training and qualification of new combatants, and ensures that safety standards are maintained. Interested in trying heavy list? This is who you’ll want to talk to to get started. Contact Aethelwulf (contact info coming soon.)
The Fencing Marshal is responsible for official fencing practices and events in the Shire. The Marshal assists in the training and qualification of new fencers, and makes sure they follow current safety standards. We also have an active Youth Fencing Program. Interested in trying fencing? This is who you’ll want to talk to to get started. Contact Lord Kenneric Aubrey at email@example.com
Deputy fencing marshal: Lord Leo MacCullan
Cut and Thrust marshal: Lord Leo MacCullan
The Archery Marshal supervises archery practices, provides basic instruction, and is qualified to run “Royal Round” archery competitions. Contact Lord David Poirier at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Minister of Arts and Sciences arranges classes and get-togethers on special topics. If you have an idea for an Arts and Sciences class or event that you would like to attend or teach, this is the person you want to talk to. Contact Lady Rosie a.k.a. Lady Guðrún Sveinsdóttir at email@example.com
Deputy Minister of Arts and Sciences: Kastana
And the other Deputy Minister of Arts and Sciences: Brunhilda
The Chancellor Minor is a background-checked adult who encourages and supervises medieval activities for youths and families. Contact Lady Eleanor Grey of Colchester at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Chancellor Minor: Cat Spoonbreaker.
The Pursuivant (Herald) can help you design and submit your own personal heraldic device, and may also be called upon to act as herald at events with Courts. Contact Master Dafydd at email@example.com
The Archivist maintains the historical records of the group’s events, activities, awards, and membership. If there’s something that you see missing, please contact the archivist so that it may be added to the official record. Contact Duchess Marieke at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Webminister maintains this website, and provides assistance with kingdom-assigned officer emails. If you see an error, a broken link, or something that should be on the site but isn’t, please send the webminister an email. Contact Duchess Marieke at email@example.com
Deputy Webminister: Kastana.
The Minister of Lists is responsible for organizing formal tournaments held in the shire. Contact Master Tearlach.