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DUTIES OF OFFICERS


The Seneschal

The Seneschal is the chief administrative officer of the Kingdom and shall: serve as the principal mundane legal representative of the SCA within Lochac; receive reports from all other Great and Lesser Officers on the status of their office; and make such reports as may be required by the Crown.

The Crux Australis Herald

Crux Australis Herald is the principal heraldic officer of the Crown, and the Head of the College of Heralds in Lochac, and shall be responsible for: providing the Crown's voice at events; the registration of names and armory; the maintaining of the Order of Precedence of Lochac; the providing of new ceremony and the devising of new protocol for Lochac subject to the Crown's approval.

The Earl Marshal

The Earl Marshal is the principal martial officer of the Crown, and the Head of the Marshallate in Lochac, and shall be responsible for: encouraging the development of safety and chivalry on the field; and maintenance, publication and enforcement of the Kingdom standards for construction and use of weapons and armour; maintaining the list and documentation pertatining to Lochac's authorised participants in armoured fighting, period fencing, combat archery (and other projectile weapons) and scouting.

The Earl Marshal, in consultation with the Crown, shall appoint The Masters/Mistresses of Tournaments, Archery, and Fence, and these officers shall report to the Earl Marshal. The Earl marshal may subsume one or more of these lesser offices into their own office should they so desire.

The Minister of Arts and Sciences

The Minister of Arts and Sciences shall be responsible for: the encouragement of Period Arts and Sciences in Lochac; and conducting the Annual Lochac Arts and Sciences Competition.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the chief financial officer of the Kingdom, and shall be responsible for: collecting, safeguarding and disbursing the monies of the Kingdom; maintaining the records of the assets of Lochac; and receiving financial reports from the local groups of Lochac and from the Kingdom Officers of Lochac at least annually.

The Chronicler

The Chronicler is responsible for: the monthly publication of the official newsletter PEGASUS, and for the accounting of the Corporate Stipend and other Kingdom newsletter income, and reporting such income and expenditures to the Society Treasurer for Australia and the Lochac Chancellor of the Exchequer, as required by those officers.

The Chirurgeon

The Chirurgeon is the chief first aid officer of the Kingdom, and shall be responsible for supervising those Chirurgeons-At-Large and waterbearers who provide first aid at any event within Lochac, excepting mundane authorities.

The Constable

The Constable is the chief security officer of the Kingdom, and shall be responsible for: the maintenance of order and security amongst the people at events; administering lost property; the staffing of the site entrance at events; and providing such documents as are required by the SCA and filing these as required by the SCA.

The Keeper of the Lists

The Keeper of the Lists shall serve under the Earl Marshal and shall be responsible for: the organization and co-ordination of Tournaments as directed by the Crown and in co-operation with the College of Heralds and the Marshallate; maintaining the records and results of combats in the whole of Lochac.

The Provost of Scribes

The Provost of the College of Scribes shall co-ordinate the production of such scrolls as may be directed by the Crown, and as may pertain to the Lochac Kingdom awards; and shall provide such other documents as the Crown may require.

The Master/Mistress of Archery

The Master or Mistress of Archery shall serve under the Earl Marshal and be responsible for: encouraging the development of safety and chivalry on the field in all actions in Lochac involving archery and other projectile weapons, in co-operation with the Marshallate where appropriate; and maintenance, publication and enforcement of the Kingdom Standards for construction and use of projectile weapons and projectile armour.

The Master/Mistress of Fence

The Master or Mistress of Fence shall serve under the Earl Marshal and be responsible for: encouraging the development of safety and chivalry on the field in all actions in Lochac involving fencing or its derivatives, in co-operation with the Marshallate where appropriate; and maintenance, publication and enforcement of the Kingdom of Lochac's Standards for construction and use of fencing weapons and fencing armour.

The Master/Mistress of Tournaments

The Master or Mistress of Tournaments shall serve under the Earl Marshal and be responsible for: encouraging the development of safety and chivalry on the field in all actions in Lochac involving heavy combat or its derivatives, in co-operation with the Marshallate where appropriate; and maintenance, publication and enforcement of the Kingdom of Lochac's Standards for construction and use of heavy infantry weapons and heavy infantry armour.

The Keeper of Regalia

The Keeper of Regalia shall serve directly under the Crown and shall have authority regarding the maintenance, storage and transport of the Kingdom Regalia.

The Historian

The Historian shall collect and compile materials relating to the history of Lochac, and shall compose a chronicle of this history to be available to the people of Lochac.


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