Report Template

Here’s a template for a typical branch herald’s report. Fill this out and send it to Crux Australis and your local seneschal once every three months according to the schedule, and you’ve met the basic requirements of the job. How easy is that?

DATE Herald’s Report for BRANCH

To Karl Faustus von Aachen, Crux Australis Principal Herald, SCA NAME HERALD TITLE sends greetings.

Since my last report, the following matters of heraldic note have occurred:

Online Activity

My preferred email address for heraldic matters is email address.

I am / am not subscribed to the Blazons mailing list with the email address email address.
(You should be – it’s a requirement of the job.)

I am / am not subscribed to OSCAR with a user name of user name.
(NEW POLICY: You should be – it’s now a requirement if you ever act as a consulting herald.)

I am / am not subscribed to Lochac Heraldry Chat on Facebook with a Facebook name of Facebook name.
(You don’t need to be. Facebook will never be compulsory, though it’s certainly worth it if you like keeping in touch.)

Submissions

Sentence about submissions

Consultations

Sentence about consultations

Awards

Sentence about Kingdom awards received by the local populace of your group

Voice Heraldry

Sentence about any voice heraldry you’ve done during the last month

Active Heralds

List of all active heralds in the group

Other Heralds’ Activities

Sentence about what other heralds in the group are up to

Recommendations for Promotion

Sentence about heraldic promotion recommendations, if any

Purchases

Sentence about any purchases of books, tabards etc., if needed

Recommendations for Awards

Sentence about award recommendations, if any

Problems

Any problems, small or big, that might be worth mentioning earlier rather than later.

Questions and Comments

Questions you have for Crux, or general comments, if needed

Closing comments

Sincerely,
SCA NAME (MUNDANE NAME)
PERSONAL RANK, HERALD TITLE
FULL CONTACT DETAILS

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