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Committees and Request for Nominations

This post combines two separate emails from the SCA Announcements email
list –* Ed.*

Requests for nomination for the Finance, Communications and Peerage
Committees have been sent to all Kingdoms (Crown and Seneschal) asking for
nomination of members from the populace.

Please contact your Kingdom Seneschal if you are interested.

Requests for nomination of members for the remaining committees will be
sent at the end of Q1 2017.

The following proposal is a summary of the Board Committee structure
approved by the SCA Board of Directors on October 22, 2012.

   1. The Board approves the formation of the following committees to serve
   at the pleasure of the Board, with the mission of each committee to be as
   set forth below that committee’s name:

*Executive Committee*
Mission: Execute day-to-day oversight of Society business between Board
meetings and such other responsibilities as may be designated by the Board
from time to time in its discretion.

*Finance and Audit*
Membership to include 3 representatives of membership at large.
Mission: assist the Board’s oversight of the Company’s accounting and
financial reporting processes, the audit and integrity of the Company’s
financial statements and the qualifications and independence of the
Company’s independent auditor

*Risk Management*
Membership to include 3 members at large
Mission: Oversee insurance, legal, and related matters.

*Nominating and Governance*
Membership to include 3 members at large
Mission: recommend to the Board the persons to be nominated for appointment
as directors; recommend to the Board the directors to be appointed to each
committee of the Board; develop and recommend to the Board Society
governance guidelines and policies

Membership to include 3 to 7 members at large
Mission: develop and oversee advertising; public relations; publications,
social media and other communications initiatives of the Society

Membership to include 3 members at large
Mission: grow and sustain membership in the Society; evaluate and oversee
implementation of programs and initiatives for membership support

   1. The Board also approves formation of the following ad hoc committees
   to serve for a specified period of time or until their mission is completed
   in the discretion of the Board:

*Youth Activities*
Membership to include 2 members at large
Mission: Completion of design and implementation of YAFA programs

Membership to include 4 members at large
Mission: Prepare 5-year technology development plan for Society

Membership to include 4 members at large
Mission: Review proposals for the creation of new peerage

From time to time the Board, at its discretion, may form other ad hoc
committees for special projects. The Board has the authority to dissolve or
modify any committee or its membership at any time. Committees will make
recommendations to the Board and give quarterly reports, but final decision
making on all issues will remain with the Board.

Committees will consist of Board members, Society officers, and
members-at-large to be nominated in response to a Request for Nomination
(RFN) sent by the Board to each Kingdom Seneschal, describing the mission
of the committee and suggested minimum qualifications for committee
members. Nominations may be made by the sitting Crown with the advice and
consent of the Kingdom Seneschal.  RFNs for membership of the Finance,
Communications and Peerage Committees will be promulgated by the Board on
or before year-end, 2016.
Comments are strongly encouraged and can be sent to:
SCA Inc.
Box 360789
Milpitas,  CA 95036

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