Our Officers

Baron & Baroness
The Baron and Baroness are the ceremonial leaders of our group, representing us to the wider SCA, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Barony.
Our Baroness is Anne de Tournai (known outside the SCA as Brigid Costello), who can be contacted at politarchopolis@lochac.sca.org

Seneschal (President)
The Seneschal is the chief administrator of our group, and represents us to the outside world.
Our Seneschal is Giovannino da Vidor (known outside the SCA as Jon Grotto), who can be contacted at seneschal@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Deputy Seneschal (Vice-President)
The Deputy Seneschal assists the Seneschal with the administration of the group.
Our Deputy Seneschal is Elizabeth de Foxle, who can be also contacted at seneschal@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Deputy Seneschal (Chandler – Equipment Loans Officer)
The Chandler keeps track of the equipment kept by the Barony for use at our events. If you need something for an event and you don’t know how to get it, this is the person to talk to! Our Chandler is Jón Húslangr/Johann the Carpenter (John Krause), who can be contacted at chandler@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org.

Deputy Seneschal (COVID-19)
This Deputy seneschal assists the Seneschal with the administration of the group’s COVID-19 requirements.
This office is currently vacant, please contact the Seneschal for any COVID-19 requirements.

Deputy Seneschal (Torlyon)
This Deputy Seneschal assists the Seneschal liaising between the main group (the Barony) and a sub group (Canton of Torlyon).
Our Deputy Seneschal is Isabella de Bordeaux, who can be also contacted at seneschal@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org


Newcomers Officer

Hospitaller (Newcomers Officer)
The Hospitaller is in charge of recruiting and welcoming new members, and coordinating requests for public displays. They are a great person to approach with any questions you have about getting involved or coming along to our events.  They also look after our stock of clothes and feasting utensils we have for loan to newcomers.
Our Hospitaller is Magdalena af Husum (Vanessa Grotto), who can be contacted at hospitaller@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org


Activities Officers

Arts & Sciences Minister (Arts & Crafts Coordinator)
The Arts & Sciences Minister (A&S) coordinates the study and practice of medieval non-combat skills within our group. If you want to learn how to do something, this is the person to ask! Our A&S Minister is Otto von Sexburger (Benny Norm), who can be contacted at arts@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Armoured Combat Marshal (Armoured Combat Coordinator)
The Armoured Combat Marshal promotes the skill of heavy fighting, organises training, and ensures everyone’s safety during combat activities. They are the ideal person to talk to if you’re interested in learning how to fight, or you’ve been learning how and want to know where to get your own equipment. Our armoured combat marshal is Ysambart Courtin who can be contacted at marshal@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Fencing Marshal (Renaissance Fencing Coordinator)
The Fencing Marshal promotes the art of fencing, organises training, and ensures the safety of fighters and spectators during combat activities. If you’re interested in learning to fence in the SCA, this is the person to talk to. Our Fencing marshal is Owen of Torlyon (Owen Fetherston), who can be contacted at rapier@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Captain of Archers (Archery Coordinator)
The Captain of Archers promotes target and combat archery, organises training, and ensures the safety of participants and spectators. They are the perfect person to talk to about learning to shoot, improving your skills, or getting equipment. Our Captain of Archers is Alfhildr of Ambledune (Amanda Spellman), who can be contacted at archery@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Youth Officer (Youth Activities Coordinator)
The Youth Officer promotes youth activities. If you have children you wish to bring along to events, or they are interested in activities but need adult supervision, the youth officer is the person to talk to. Our Youth Officer is Lisette de Lyon, who can be contacted at youthofficer@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org


Other Officers

Reeve (Treasurer)
The Reeve is responsible for the financial affairs of the Barony.
Our Reeve is Porzia de Valance, who can be contacted at reeve@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Deputy Reeve
The Deputy Reeve assists the Reeve with the administration of the group’s financial affairs.

Deputy Reeve (Bookings)
This Deputy Reeve is responsible for event bookings for the Barony.
Our Deputy Reeve is Ysabeau Chanteuse who can be contacted at bookings@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Constable (Legal and Safety Officer)
The Constable is responsible for ensuring our activities comply with both external laws and SCA regulations, and that our practices are safe for our members.
Our Constable is Diccon Shorthand (Richard Arthur), who can be contacted at constable@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Chirurgeon (First Aid Officer)
The Chirurgeon is responsible for making sure appropriate first aid is available at our events (see Safety).
Our Chirurgeon is Catalÿn Gárdonyi  (Ashleigh Williams), who can be contacted at chirurgeon@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Herald (Event Announcer and Coats-of-Arms Adviser)
The Herald has two roles: during events and in Court, where they are responsible for announcements; at other times, they assist members of the group in choosing medieval names and personal coats-of-arms Our herald is Helouys le Poer, who can be contacted at herald@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Webwright (Website Administrator)
The Webwright is responsible for maintenance and updates to this website and our group email list.
Our Webwright is Joie Tigre d’Argentona (known as Tig) who can be contacted at webwright@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

List Keeper (Combat Records Keeper)
The List Keeper records all currently authorised combatants in the Barony, and the results of any tournaments.
Our List Keeper is Isabella de Bordeaux (Lyn Rudd) who can be contacted at lists@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Chronicler (Newsletter Editor)
The Chronicler is responsible for the group’s newsletter or other method of publishing regular news.
Our Chronicler is Giovannino da Vidor, who can be contacted at chronicler@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org

Social Media Officer (Social Media Administrator)
The Social Media Officer is responsible for the administration and coordination of all social media for the Barony.
Our Social Media Officer is Jadwiga Ze Katowice (Karolina Firman) who can be contacted at socialmedia@politarchopolis.lochac.sca.org