Office of Arts and Sciences Minister

Position Description

TN-ArtsAndSciencesThe Arts and Sciences Minister is the officer responsible for Arts and Sciences activities within Wyewood.
As defined by Corpora: “responsible for fostering the study of period culture and technology, and of methods for producing historically accurate artifacts and performances.”


The Arts and Sciences Minister of a Local Branch of the SCA must be a current member of the SCA, Inc.
You must maintain your SCA Membership for the duration of your term in office.
Term of office in Wyewood is traditionaly two years.
The applicant must be at least 18 years of age in order to hold this office.

Although not required for this office, it is recommended that the Arts and Sciences Minister have a working telephone number.
As email has become the approved medium for the dissemination of information and communication within the Barony and the Kingdom at large, daily access to both email and the Internet is recommended.


Supervising, organizing and promoting A and S activities at local events.
This does not mean that the A and S Minister has to teach every class or know all there is about medieval art and science.

Ensuring that information is made available to Wyewood concerning A and S activities in the general area and Kingdom.

Keeping records on all A and S activities in Wyewood and keeping records on all Wyewood A and S events.

Submission of required quarterly reports to the appropriate superior A and S representative, and the Wyewood Seneschal.
Also keep a copy in your office files.
Monthly Barony reports are published to the Wyewood email list.
Additional information may be published in the Barony newsletter (Wye’s Mouth) by contacting the Chronicler.

The A and S Minister is expected to inventory and maintain any Barony regalia, property and records assigned to or held by them.
They are expected to transfer these items in good order to their successor or to the Seneschal if no successor exists.
They are expected to arrange advertising for, or the training of a successor.
They are expected to attend regular officer and business meetings unless prior arrangements are agreed to.
They are expected to submit a yearly office budget to the Barony Financial Committee.

Maintain the printed handbook and update as needed to keep in compliance with the governing documents of the SCA, Inc.