The Officers of Lionsdale


Seneschal

Lærðimoðir Gala Eriksdottir
 (Sheila Wright)

The Seneschal is a Greater Officer, analogous to the president of our group, and presides over the Shire’s monthly council meeting where the modern business side of the Shire is run. All members are encouraged to attend council to keep in tune with what is going on in the Shire.

Deputy Seneschal

The Honorable Lady Katya Zhdana Volkova Kievskaya

 

Family Activities

position vacant

The Minister of Family Activities is a Lesser Officer, and provides a venue where children may safely play with their parents, using medieval toys, playing medieval games and doing crafts.


Chancellor of the Exchequer

Viscountess Thora i Guldvik
 (Christine Foulger)

The Exchequer is a Greater Officer and is analogous to the treasurer of our group. The Exchequer is responsible for maintaining the financial records of the Barony and for compiling both quarterly and yearly financial reports and submitting them to the Principality.

Deputy Exchequer

Lord Malys Mac Neill
 (Lizzi Klassen)

 

Chamberlain

Lord Caius Marcius Scipio
 (Robert Demkiw)

The Chamberlain is a Lesser Officer reporting to the Exchequer, who takes care of the equipment and supplies owned by the shire and maintains an inventory of these items.


Herald

The Honorable Lord Wulfstan Hrafnsson
 (Rick Kimberley)

The Herald is a Greater Officer and is responsible for a number of aspects in our society including: creation and submission of heraldic devices, researching names, making public announcements, announcing business at court and heralding fighters upon the field.

Deputy Herald

Lady Hallbera of Lionsdale
 (Shannon Cawthra)

 

Lionsdale Scribe

position vacant

The Lionsdale Scribe is a Lesser Officer responsibilities are to help foster the scribal arts in the Shire. To communicate with the current reigns to facilitated our local scribes to obtain charters to paint as well as regular scroll assignments. And finally to help facilitate our local champions scrolls to completion.


Master of Stables

Lord Vargus De Carrick UiSigis
 (Varney Mitchell)

The Master of Stables, (MoS), is a Greater Officer responsible for all aspects of martial pursuits in the Shire. The MoS oversees such things as fighter authorizations and marshalling in the Shire and runs the Shire’s weekly practice.

Deputy Master of Stables

position vacant

 

Deputy Marshal of Rapier

Lord Cailean McQuarrie
 (Rick Weghsteen)

The Deputy Marshal of Rapier is a Lesser Officer responsible for helping promote rapier play in the Shire of Lionsdale. This includes arranging practices and helping new people get equipped with proper rapier gear.

 

Deputy Marshal of Archery

position vacant

The Deputy Marshal of Archery is a Lesser Officer responsible for helping promote archery in the Shire of Lionsdale. This includes arranging practices and helping new people learn how to use their gear.


Arts & Sciences Minister

position vacant

The Minister of Arts and Sciences is a Greater Officer and helps promote the Arts and the Sciences in the Shire. The arts and sciences include, but are not limited to: weaving, costuming, music, scribal endeavours, dance brewing, cooking and so on.

Deputy A&S Minister

position vacant

 

Dance Deputy

position vacant

The Dance Minister is a Deputy of the A&S Minister and is responsible for promoting and teaching dance within the Shire. A wide variety of dances are taught at weekly practices and the Minster of Dance maintains both music and choreography for these.

 

Bardic Deputy

Lord Bryntyeach
 (Andrew Greatbanks)

The Bardic Minister is a Deputy of the A&S Minister and is responsible for promoting and organizing bardic activities within the Shire.


Chronicler

position vacant

The Chronicler is a Greater Officer and is responsible for all publications of the Shire of Lionsdale, and taking minutes at council.

Deputy Chronicler

position vacant

 

Webminister

The Honorable Lady Katya Zhdana Volkova Kievskaya

The Webminister is a Lesser Officer and is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the Shire’s e-presence, (web page, forums etc.)


Chatelaine

position vacant

The Chatelaine is a Greater Officer and provides assistance to new people, helping them to find the people, times & places where they can interact with others who share similar interests.

Deputy Chatelaine

position vacant

 

Gold Key

Stephan StArmour
 

Gold Key is a Lesser Officer and maintains a collection of clothing on hand to loan to guests and new members. New members are encouraged to make or acquire their own garb as soon as possible rather than borrowing from Gold Key indefinitely. The Gold Key officer is in charge of maintaining this collection; making sure it gets to and from events where it will be needed.


The University of Tir Righ (TUTR) Shire Dean

Lord Caius "Lupo" Marcius Scipio
 (Robert Demkiw)

Responsible for organizing and facilitating classes, promoting the University, and recruiting instructors.