May 2024 Meeting Notes

Meeting was held May 13th at 7:30pm

I- Officer Reports

Seneschal: Deor Leodegar
a. Report in early!
b. Evendale happy to receive the numbers
c. Library asked us to come back for another demo on June 1, but can’t because MayDay

Baron/Baroness: Sir Angus von Atzinger and Mistress Melisande de Canonwald not in attendance, floor given to nexcellencies
Next Baron/Baroness: Reinhold von Glier and Lynne Fairchild
a. Reinhold stepping down as archery champion, new champion to be chosen at MayDay at 2pm-3pm

Exchequer: Gareth de Burgh
a. Amount in the bank is $??
b. Still don’t have access to bank account
c. Need new exchequer ASAP due to Gareth moving out of town after MayDay

Chronicler: Roisin de Burgh
a. Kingdom historian met with some Fenix members (past and present) to discuss Fenix history. Look for that tomorrow on Fenix’s 30th anniversary as a barony.

A&S: CuMhara O’Holyhead not in attendance

Chatelaine: Reinhold von Glier
a. Report submitted 3 days late
b. Demo in June 15-16 Fairytale Festival at Glenwood Garden
c. Luzia volunteers as Deputy Chatelaine

Herald: Gabriel de Burgh not in attendance
a. Still need access to the email

Quartermaster: Roisin de Burgh

Social Media: Amaranth Wolfbane not in attendance

Web minister:
a. Website has been updated with May Day and Pennsic information
b. Still plan to create a form for award recommendations

Armored/Heavy Marshal: Dorian
a. Unsure when report is due

Rapier Marshal: Gabriel de Burgh not in attendance
a. Nothing to report

Signet: Office vacant
Archery Marshal: Office vacant
Equestrian Marshal: Office vacant
Thrown Weapons Marshal: Office vacant
Youth Martial Marshal: Office vacant

II- Old Business
a- Had a demo, went very well
b- Demo coming up at Glenwood Gardens
—a. Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 9:30-3:30pm and Sunday, June 16, 2024 from 12-4pm.
—b. Possibly 3 combat demonstrations on Saturday and 2 on Sunday, times to be determined
c- 2025 Fenix 12th night – Jan 11th, 2025
—a. No new information
d- RUM Bid for Nov 9th.
—a. Questions from RUM Chancellor being answered
e- May Day
—a. Sign up lists online for different positions, both Facebook group and Website.
—b. Need help Friday with set-up
—c. Staff to be there 8am, event opens at 9am, court at 10:30
—d. Talk to Hypathia to get seed money for gate
—e. No parking by Yurts
—f. Since TRM not attending, offer Queen + 1 for free entry
f- Need to get box for donations for Barony
g- Baronial Championships
—a. Bid needed
—b. Bid for Arboreum presented at $79.50 cost since they are accepting the umbrella insurance without a rider
——i. Shelter has a flushable toilet!
——ii. Bid voted on and passes!
h- Pennsic
—a. If you’re going to Pennsic this year and would like to camp with the Barony of Fenix, then please reach out to THL Reinhold von Glier.
—b. Fenix’s camp has a shower with hot water and flat land to camp on.
—c. It’s $30 per adult and $15 per child camp fee (to help cover the cost of the propane for the shower). This is separate from the Pennsic registration rates. Mail-in registration ends on May 31, 2024 and paid online registration ends on June 14, 2024. You must be have a paid pre-registration to camp with the Barony.
—d. Tent dimensions with ropes, arrival time and departure, and any other pertinent information should be sent to: [email protected]

III- New Business:
a. There will be practice on Memorial Day
b. Discussion of practice at Pioneer Park.
—a. Marshals in Northern KY to run it?