Baroness Franca Donato
Mundane: Vandy Tune
No calls after 9pm please
Lord Tristan Drax
Mould de Ceddar
Countess Cherric Eld Vegandi
Mundane: Cherish Erin
Kahlan De La Perch
Mundance: Candice McLendon
Lady Chrestienne d'Arles
Mundane: Christine Ferguson
Lady Mira dei Medici
Mundane: Jessica Mahmood
Duties of the Officers:
The Seneschal is the administrative officer and the legal representative for the local group. Seneschals file reports, handle day to day operations of the group, chair meetings, and liaison with their Kingdom superior and outside agencies. The Seneschal is a legal representative of the SCA with the abilities to sign contracts, and so must be a paid member of the SCA.
The Recruitment and Retention Officer aids and educates any visitors or new people.
The Exchequer is the Treasurer of the Shire. They keep track of the money that the group earns and spends and on the goods purchased with those funds.
The Chronicler publishes the Shire newsletter, the Ruins Record, which can range from a simple schedule of upcoming events to a booklet containing articles and other submissions of interest by local members. The Chronicler, following acceptable and legal best practices for newsletter publications, distributes the newsletter bi-monthly in both print and electronic formats; these are normally available at local business meetings and posted on this website.
The Marshall is tasked with organizing and supervising the safe, rule-abiding practice of heavy combat. They will also help people get authorized to fight.
The Marshall is a warranted officer. This means that they must be approved by a kingdom (state) -level officer of the same type.
The Equestrian Marshal is responsible for supervising the safe, rule-abiding use and practice of horsemanship.
The Herald helps people create their own period-style names and devices, and serves as a protocol officer for activities. The Herald is a warranted officer and must be approved by a kingdom (state) -level officer of the same type.
The Minister of Arts and Sciences (or MoAS) is responsible for promoting and nurturing the research, study, and practice of period-style arts and sciences. The arts and sciences include creating items (calligraphy, needlepoint, soap-making, leatherworking, armorcrafting, etc.) as well as performance art (singing, dancing, theater, etc.). The MoAS is a warranted officer. This means that they must be approved by a kingdom (state) -level officer of the same type.
The Webminister is responsible for publishing information on the Shire of the Ruins websitem yahoo group, and Facebook fan page. This includes general information about the group, contact information for the officers, information about and the location of events, and announcements. The Webminister also periodically updates the Shire history and membership books.
The Constable safeguards the welfare of people who attend Shire events. This may include:
Note, that officers of the Constabulary do not have the authority to
***Officer job descriptions adapted from the website of one of the Kingdom's Baronial Groups, The Barony of Oldenfeld.