Council Minutes

  • Council Minutes – October 5, 2020
    Lady Kassandra Aiantide ends the pre-meeting chat to start the meeting precisely at 7:30, by banging her cell phone.   Curia: It happened last weekend. And it went on for over three hours. If anyone has specific questions, you may ask Kassandra. Mikjall, the EK Exchequer, has put up a report on the EK Exchequer …
  • Council Minutes – Sept. 14, 2020
    Lady Kassandra, the Seneschal, notes that it’s September, in case you were having trouble with that. She continues with some announcements: The Carolingian Bylaws amendment vote has been moved to Nov. 2nd. The Consuls have scheduled a Curia for 9/27. The agenda has been posted to the list and Facebook group. If you have comments, …
  • Council Minutes – August 3, 2020
    Our Seneschal, Lady Kassandra Aiantide, begins this unusual August meeting of Great Council with the following announcements: The BOD has decided that all in-person events are suspended through 1/31/2021, including Birka.  Coronation (mostly virtual) is still on for August 15. There are now mailing lists for all of the silver-level awards, a great way to …
  • Council Minutes – July 6, 2020
    The Seneschal, Lady Kassandra Aiantide, says: Welcome to July!  We have stuff to talk about this month.  Small practices are now being allowed by the East Kingdom, if you have a plan approved in advance by the Seneschal or the Marshal.  Contact tracing lists for each meeting must be kept and submitted to the Seneschal …
  • Council Minutes – June 1, 2020
    Seneschal Kassandra began the online meeting promptly.  Her opening words are unfortunately lost to history, as the Secretary was late to tune in. The EK will be holding Ethereal Courts in which they give out awards. If you have an East Kingdom wiki page, please consider updating it to reflect whether or not you’d be …
  • Council Minutes – May 4, 2020
    The text of the Society’s policy against harassment and bullying and a request to “please mute yourself after joining” are displayed on the screen as participants join the online meeting. Welcome and Announcements by Seneschal Kassandra Please check out the EK dance challenge video!  Several period dances are featured, notably Thyra doing a Corranto to …
  • Council Minutes – April 6, 2020
    The Seneschal, Lady Kassandra, admits participants to the Google online meeting one by one, each heralded by a doorbell sound.  She asks for everyone to mute their microphones and draws our attention to Society’s harassment policy.  (Also Zohane says hi.)  Kassandra then waves the gavel in the air to call the meeting to order. Their …
  • Council Minutes – March 2, 2020
    Seneschal Kassandra knocks a familiar pattern and receives the usual response.  Welcome to Framingham!  This is nice.  Next month we’ll be back in Waltham, where they will have just had a book sale; if you’d like to pack books, let Kassandra know.  We will be having an East Kingdom Regional Equestrian practice on March 28th. …
  • Council Minutes – February 3, 2020
    Seneschal: Lady Kassandra says she’s tired, are two taps of the gavel sufficient?  Have we all recovered from the Arisia and Birka plagues?  Very good.  Just a reminder: next month’s Council meeting is in Framingham.  Don’t go here, go there.  If you come here, we will not be here.  This will be your next installment …
  • Council Minutes – January 6, 2020
    Lady Kassandra bangs the gavel.  Welcome to 2020; it’s a New Year, yes it is. Officers of the Barony: Baron Thomas of Effingham has no special announcements.  Next Baronial court will be at the April A&S event. The Canton of the Towers will have a Yule event this Saturday, in garb, with white elephants.  Project …
  • Council Minutes – Nov. 4, 2019
    Seneschal Kassandra distributes ballots in advance, then gavels the meeting to order.  Twice. Officers of the Barony: Baroness Raziya reports that the Autocrat Salon was held recently.  She wishes to promote Birka volunteer opportunities.  Those who volunteer for 4 hours will be admitted for free! She also shows off a design for proposed Baronial thrones, …
  • Council Minutes – Oct. 7, 2019
    Lady Kassandra lets the gavel fall.  Welcome to October — Yay!   Officers of the Barony: Baroness Raziya bint Rusa thanks everyone for Falling Leaves, getting off site on time, and having a good time. Seneschal of the Canton of the Towers:  Master Ivan, in absentia, says that project day will be October 27; Aaradyn …