1995 Job Descriptions

This is a list of old Pegasus Valley job descriptions from 1995. I have archived them here for safe keeping. In the last 13 years many of the jobs have shifted and evolved, but many are still the same.

Regent Description
Pegasus Valley December 1995
Duties of the Regent include:

* Work with the Monarch, Prime Minister and the members of the Board of Directors

Correspondence with other Amtgard Chapters
1) Thank-you notes
2) Announcements of events
3) Invitations to Pegasus Valley events
4) Mail copies of our newsletter to other Amtgard Chapters
5) Represent Pegasus Valley at other Amtgard Chapter's events whenever possible.
6) Overseeing that Pegasus Valley Announcements get onto the Amtgard Net Discussion.

Planning and Hosting Feasts
(held as follows: Coronations Feasts: June and December; Midreign Feasts: March and September) Note: As per Corpora: Midreign Feasts are optional but are strongly recommended since they are held in conjunction with a Midreign court in which orders are given out. Midreign's are traditional and their omission would be viewed as unfavorable by the general populace and other officers..
1) Menu planning
2) obtaining a site:

a) responsible for filling out the appropriate paperwork
b) getting required payments and deposits in on time
c) organizing volunteers: serving, set-up, clean-up, cooking
d) Act as Pegasus Valley Liaison with the feasthall owners & maintain a good relationship with them
e) purchasing supplies, food, etc. for feast.

3) producing tickets, flyers and announcements of feasts.
4) Setting up, cleaning up and cooking for feast.

Correspondence with outside world
1) Distribution of Flyers advertising the demo
2) Organizing Demos

a) Contacting hosting group and maintaining a good relationship with them
b) Providing accurate information to the populace of Pegasus Valley as to when and where
c) Thanking hosting group when the demo is over.
d) Organizing volunteers for set-up, clean-up and individual instruction
e) Overseeing that flyers and rule-books are available at the demo.

Heading up Arts & Sciences
a) Finding a place to hold A&S should the current place be unavailable.
b) Directing persons to appropriate guildmasters when necessary (ie: someone needs help with garb, then introduce them to the guildmaster of garbers)
c) Overseeing A&S guildmasters

1) require them to each put an article in every newsletter
2) encourage them to give a workshop during a regular Saturday
3) get their recommendations for persons earning orders.

d) Responsible for writing an article for every newsletter.
e) Encourage excellence in the realms of A&S by giving out appropriate orders and public recognition to outstanding work/service by members.
f) Encourage participation in Crown Qualifications.
g) May make recommendations for orders which the Regent is unable to award, to the Monarch

* Must not miss more than six weeks in a row or 12 weeks total during reign
* May be impeached by a unanimous written vote of the BOD and a 2/3 written vote of the Dues Paid Members of Pegasus Valley.
* Assumes the throne as Monarch, should the Monarch prematurely step down or be impeached. (This falls to the champion according to the Corpora but Pegasus Valley feels that this is a grave error and has adopted this amendment)

Head up all Arts & Science Meetings
a) Oversee that notes are taken
b) See that an attendance is taken
c) Keep meetings calm and orderly

* Hear all complaints presented and do something about them.
* The Regents personal grievances concerning Amtgard should be brought before a meeting of the Board of Directors.
* Participate in all fund-raisers and Demos
* Keep copies of current flyers, blank waivers and blank sign-in sheets in Regents Book at all times
* Bring Regents Book to all events
* Keep information in the Regents Book current at all times.
* Direct new persons to the Prime Minister and the Marshall
* Encourage Role-play
* Regent is exempt from paying dues during their reign.
* Has the authority to call an All-Thing in the Monarch's absence.

The Regent has the authority to award the following:
Orders:

Dragon--for outstanding achievements in the arts (garb, art, music, etc.)
There are no limitations on this order.

Lion--for displaying outstanding traits of service an loyalty to Amgard.
There are no limitations on this order.

Owl--for outstanding achievements in the sciences (armour, construction, etc.)
There are no limitations on this order.

Rose--for persons providing beneficial service to Amtgard.
There are no limitations on this order.

Garber credits--for outstanding garb for themselves or for others. Not recommended to give for how much garb is made but rather the quality of the garb. Can also be given out for any other construction requiring sewing (ie: flags, belt favors, etc.) or crafts like abilities.
There is no limitation on this order. Note: Garber credits can be given in addition to orders of the Dragon.

Smith credits--for outstanding work in sponsoring a major Amtgard Event, publication, workshop or any other comparable service to Amtgard. (Yes, Demos and Feasts do apply if successful.)
There is no limitation to this order.

The Regent has the right to create new honors, orders and titles. But keep in mind that other Amtgard chapters will most likely not honor them.

Prime Minister Description
Pegasus Valley December 1995
Duties of the Prime Minister include:

Keep up-to-date (weekly) records of:
1) Waivers
2) Weekly and Event Attendance
3) Orders Earned
4) Levels Earned
5) Offices Held
6) Permanent records of members

Keep up-to-date (monthly) lists of:
1) Dues Paid Members
2) Active Members
3) Inactive or Infrequent Members

Serve on the BOD (Board of Directors) as a director
1) Provide financial reports for BOD
2) Work along side BOD treasurer to assure books are always in order

* Balance Bank Statement promptly
* Be the secondary signature on the Bank Account
* Prepare financial reports to be included in Newsletters and to end reign.
* Conduct Baron, Regent and Champion elections in a fair and orderly fashion. (written ballots are preferrable).
* OverSee that the Newsletter is produced a minimum of every 3 months
* Provide Sign-in sheets for every event.
* Provide current flyers, blank waivers and blank sign-in sheets for the Baron and Regent.

Responsible for Rulebooks:
1) Selling copies to members
2) Printing copies when needed
3) Applying Rulebook cost towards dues paid when appropriate

* Not miss more than a total of 8 weeks during six months of office term.
* Responsible for getting sign-ins to events which PM is absent from (and getting back).
* Attend fund raisers and demos.

File Non-profit yearly statements and taxes:
1) State Corporation Commission: Due before February 30 each year (for the previous year Jan 1 through Dec. 31). If forms are not recieved by January 31 then write for them at: P.O. Drawer 1269 Santa Fe, NM 87504-1269
2) File IRS Form 990 with the Attorney General of New Mexico . Due before February 30 each year. P.O. Drawer 1508 Santa Fe, NM 87504-1508
3) File with IRS (details to come when non-profit status is granted)

* The Prime Minister may be impeached from office by a unanimous written vote of the remaining BOD members and a 2/3majority written vote of the Dues Paid Members of Pegasus Valley.
* Work with the Monarch, Regent and the BOD
* The Prime Minister's personal grievances concerning Amtgard should be brought before a meeting of the Board of Directors.

Keep the Prime Minister's book current and at all events. The book should contain the following information:
a) levels and weeks of each class currently earned (by person).
b) copies of latest Arts & Sciences notes for those interested.
c) A place for complaints or requests to be posted.

* Direct new persons to the Marshall after waivers have been completed
* Prime Minister is exempt from paying dues during their term of office.
* Collects and deposit monies given to or earned by Pegasus Valley and update bank account promptly.
* May spend up to 10 % of chapter funds per month with no prior approval. Greater amounts must be voted upon by the majority of the dues-paid populace of Pegasus Valley; appropriate receipts are required in both cases.

Champion Description
Pegasus Valley December 1995
The Duties of the Office of Champion of Pegasus Valley are:

* Serves in the role of Defender of the Crown.
* Work with the chosen Guard, co-ordinating efforts with the Captain of the Guard.
* Responsible for maintaining a lost and found. It is acceptable to use whatever is left in the lost and found as tourney prizes once they have not been claimed for three months (but only after the populace has been informed of the intention to do so and given the chance to retrieve anything which may belong to them).
* Responsible for all safety and legality of weapons and armour. Works with the Guildmaster of Reeves to this aim.
* Shares a say with the Monarch and the Guildmaster of Reeves in rating armour.
* Shares a voice in nominating persons for masterhood in a class with the Prime Minister and the Monarch.
* Direct new persons to the Prime Minister and the Marshall.
* Hear all complaints from the populace and DO something about them (particurlarly if it concerns safety).
* Organizing battlegames on days when no pre-determined scenarios are scheduled. (as per Corpora).
* Organizing fighter practices weekly (weather permitting), providing sign-in for fighter practice and seeing that the Prime Minister gets the sign-in the Saturday immediately following fighter practice. (Fighter practices count as 1/4 credit toward warrior class).
* Cannot miss more than 4 weeks in a row or 12 weeks total during the reign.
* May be impeached by a joint decision of the Monarch , Prime Minister and a 2/3 vote of the dues paid members of Pegasus Valley. Decision and reasons for decision must be presented in writing to the Champion prior to their dimissal.
* Must maintain the Champion's notebook : containing blank sign-in sheets for fighter practices, all tourney results, rulings made concerning weapons safety and armour legality.
* Must organize at least one tournament during reign (Crown Qualification Tourneys don't count toward this). Type of tourney, prizes given, and date of tourney are up to the Champion's discretion, but must be announced to the populace at least two weeks in advance.
* Participate in all fund-raisers and demos.
* All personal complaints of the Champion regarding Amtgard should be brought before the Monarch and Regent (should conplaints involve the Monarch or Regent, then present them to the Board of Directors).
* Encourage safety on the field and adherence to the rules of play.
* May make recommendations to Monarch as to persons showing promise, improvement, exemplary role-play or behavior complying criteria for orders of the Griffin (for courage, chivalry and honor on the battlefield), Order of the Jovious (for outstanding attitude), Order of the Mask ( for outstanding portrayal of persona), Orders of the Owl (for armour, weapons construction) .

GM Reeves Description
Pegasus Valley December 1995
Duties of the Guildmaster of Reeves are as follows:

* Shall work with the Monarch, Prime Minister, and Champion to insure that the rules of play are being followed accurately, honestly and fairly.
* Shares a say with the Champion and the Monarch in rating armour.
* Works with the Champion to insure the safety and legality of weapons and armour.
* Responsible for making sure that there are an appropriate number of Reeves at any Amtgard event. Assume this role if none are availiable--this includes feasts, Clan and wars.
* Oversees that all reeves are fair and competent (and reeve qualified). DO NOT CONTRADICT ANOTHER REEVE DURING THE COURSE OF PLAY. CORRECT THEM AFTERWARDS!!!
* Will be the crown's advisor on the rules: The Monarch has the final say as to rulings., then the Guildmaster of Reeves.--as per Corpora.
* Will write and administer a fair, written Reeves test to anyone who wishes to take one. Traditionally this is done every Crown Qualifications. (If guildmaster wishes to remain qualified, then he must take a reeve test written and given by the current Monarch). All reeve tests given must be kept in the Guildmaster of Reeves notebook for at least one year. After the year, give them to the Prime Minister so that they may be included with the individual person's permanent records.
* Responsible for providing the updated lists of reeve-qualified individuals to the Prime Minister and the Person in charge of Crown Qualifications (so that they may determine eligibility for Office and Orders of the Hydra).
* May be impeached by a joint decision of the Monarch and the Prime Minister and a 2/3 vote of the Guild of Reeves of Pegasus Valley. The decision and the reasons for the decision must be presented in writing to the Guildmaster of Reeves prior to their dismissal.
* Has the authority to enforce warnings, forfeits and tourney disqualifications (in that order) for troublesome or unsportsmanlike fighting in tournaments. Please keep a cool head in these situations.
* Has the authority to enforce warnings, declare forfeit of lives, and disqualification of play (in that order) in battlegames for troublesome/unsafe or unruly persons during any battlegame. (May ban a person from play for up to 6 weeks for serious offenses--must consult the Monarch and get their approval beforehand).
* Present ideas for improvements and rules clarifications at Arts & Sciences/Board of Directors meetings. (Must work with class guildmasters on this.)
* Required to write an article for each newsletter concerning safety or rules clarifications.
* Help new persons to learn the rules and direct them to the Prime Minister and Marshall.
* May make recommendations to Monarch as to persons showing promise, improvement, exemplary role-play or behavior complying criteria for orders of the Griffin (for courage, chivalry and honor on the battlefield), Order of the Jovious (for outstanding attitude), Order of the Mask ( for outstanding portrayal of persona), Orders of the Owl (for armour, weapons construction) and for Walker of the Middle (for exemplification of the ideals and conduct of reeves). May also make recommendations for persons showing qualifications for a Masterhood in Reeving. (the final decision rests with the Monarch.)
* Any personal complaints of the Guildmaster of Reeves, regarding Amtgard must be taken before the Monarch and Regent (Should the Monarch or Regent be involved in the complaint, then it should be brought before the Board of Directors).
* Shares the decision with the game reeve and the Guild Master of Monster, whether to allow a person to play a monster in a normal battlegame.

This information was originally typed by Crosser, then HTML coded by Exedor Wayfel on the old PV website, and then copied and saved by Glenalth.

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