Baronial Changeover Candidate Q&A

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Questions for the Candidates

The follow questions are in order of when the were asked.  There are also timestamps listed.  This will help you to navigate the 3 recordings that were made.

File name: Baronial Questions 1.

Opening Statements

  • William and Faelan
    1. 0:00
  • Haos and Bryony
    1. 4:44
  • Sorcha and Federyc
    1. 5:30

Q1. How long will your tenure be? 8:50

  • 9:01
    1. Haos and Bryony
  • 9:48
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 10:20
    1. William and Faelan

Q2. If selected, what are your plans for the first 12 months of your tenure from investiture? 10:34

  • 10:43
    1. William and Faelan
  • 11:56
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 12:44
    1. Bryony and Haos

Q3. What type of events would you like to see happening within the Barony? How would you encourage people to come to feasts as numbers of attendance have been low, to the point of cancelling the event? 13:56

  • 14:12
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 16:27
    1. Bryony and Haos
  • 17:35
    1. William and Faelan

Q4. We have frequently had champions who did not know how to run an event to find their successors, and some who were absent from courts. Given that event running, and court attendant skills aren’t in the selection criteria, what role do you see your champions participating in and what opportunities do you see that could improve that? 19:04

  • 19:30
    1. Haos and Bryony
  • 22:09
    1. Faelan and William
  • 23:18
    1. Federyc and Sorcha

Q5. The Barons/ Baronesses of a group are normally expected to lead and inspire their people.  How do you plan to inspire the barony above and beyond the current status quo? 25:13

  • 25:28
    1. William and Faelan
  • 26:55
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 28:42
    1. Haos and Bryony

Q6. What sort of interstate travel to events would you be planning as B&B? 29:24

  • 29:54
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 30:53
    1. Haos and Bryony
  • 31:40
    1. William and Faelan

Q7. What would you do to encourage people to visit Innilgard? 32:21

  • 32:24
    1. Bryony and Haos
  • 32:50
    1. Faelan and William
  • 33:44
    1. Federyc and Sorcha

Q8. In our fine Barony we have a number of children of varying ages with the potential for more. What would you like to see in place to make the children and their parents feel welcome and included as part of our Barony? 35:21

  • 35:37
    1. Faelan and William
  • 36:36
    1. Federyc and Sorcha
  • 37:58
    1. Haos and Bryony

Q9. How have you handled your interactions with people who are on opposite sides of a serious dispute? Do you think the role of providing pastoral care means being welcoming and approachable to both parties in a dispute? How will you achieve that with every member of the group in this role? 39:27

  • 39:51
    1. Federyc and Sorcha
  • 42:45
    1. Haos and Bryony
  • 44:30
    1. Faelan and William

Individual Questions 46:20

For Haos and Bryony:

Q10. How has the role and reverence towards the baronage changed over the existence of Innilgard? What changes would you like to reverse, and what was good riddance? 46:45

  • 46:59
    1. Haos 

Q11. (Bryony) – As we have not seen you at many Sunday trainings or events over the last 3 years. How will your participation in the SCA change if you are made Baroness?  47:58

  • 48:09
    1. Bryony

For William and Faelan:

Q12. Can you describe the mechanics of how you two will navigate working together given you don’t live with each other (or even close)? How will you manage an even platform as Baron and Baron while also managing the uneven platform of peer and student? 48:40

  • 49:00
    1. Faelan
  • 50:34
    1. William

Q13. Do you have a historical example of Baron and Baron you would like to emulate? What theatrics could we expect or that you would like support for? 51:04

  • 51:20
    1. Faelan and William

For Sorcha and Federyc:

Q14. (Federyc) – Even though Federyc’s activity and output has been outstanding in scribes for the last 3 years, he’s been rarely present at events or the Sunday practises. How will your participation in the SCA change if you are made Baron? 52:47

  • 53:09
    1. Federyc

Q15. (Sorcha) – What were the key differences between the way the SCA and the other groups you’ve been a part of operate you found most interesting or surprising? 55:36

  • 55:58
    1. Sorcha

File: Baronial Questions 2

Q16. What is your policy on events? eg Number of, Type of etc. 0:10

  • 0:29
    1. Faelan and William
  • 1:42
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 3:17
    1. Haos and Bryony

Q17. What do you view the role of B&B is? 4:12

  • 4:18
    1. Federyc and Sorcha
  • 5:43
    1. Haos and Bryony
  • 6:33
    1. Faelan and William

Q18. How do the candidates see the relationship between the barony and the college, and do you have any specific plans regarding the college? What would you consider success or improvement in the College? 7:54

  • 8:10
    1. Bryony and Haos
  • 9:11
    1. William and Faelan
  • 10:01
    1. Federyc and Sorcha

Q19. Do you think the time has come that the Barony has out grown the facilities at our current training venue? 11:20

  • 11:29
    1. William and Faelan
  • 12:13
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 13:20
    1. Haos and Bryony

Q20. What activities that fit within the SCA that you think are lacking in Innilgard? How would you support growth in those activities? 14:04

  • 14:30
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 15:32
    1. Bryony and Haos
  • 17:27
    1. Faelan and William

Q21. Some of you currently hold officer positions, if selected, what are your plans with these offices? 19:08

  • 19:19
    1. Haos and Bryony
  • 19:21
    1. William and Faelan
  • 20:07
  • S orcha and Federyc

Q22. What would you change for the better? 20:49

  • 21:05
    1. William and Faelan
  • 21:46
    1. Federyc and Sorcha
  • 23:18
    1. Haos and Bryony

Q23. What do you see are current weaknesses (if any) in the Barony and how would you improve them? 23:52

  • 24:05
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 25:05
    1. Bryony and Haos
  • 25:19
    1. William and Faelan

Q24. Do you want to implement your own ideas, or help others implement theirs? If both, how will you decide which ideas to support? 26:32

  • 26:45
    1. Haos and Bryony
  • 27:11
    1. William and Faelan
  • 28:15
    1. Sorcha and Federyc

Q25. If you weren’t to be appointed baron/baroness who would you pick and what virtues in them do you find appealing? 30:06

  • 30:20
    1. William and Faelan
  • 32:37
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 35:29
    1. Haos and Bryony

File name: Baronial Questions from the floor.

The questions below are paraphrased to fit the intention of the question.  If you would like to listen to what was asked, then go to the timestamp listed. 

Q26. How will you encourage Chivalry and Courtesy in the Barony? :20

  • 1:18
    1. Haos and Bryony
  • 2:33
    1. William and Faelan
  • 4:08
    1. Federyc and Sorcha

Q27. How do you see your affiliation and position within the households you belong to, will affect your role as Baron/Baroness? 6:35

  • 6:59
    1. Faelan and William
  • 8:20
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 9:12
    1. Haos and Bryony

Q28. Volunteering is important, how will you encourage this? 9:59

  • 10:25
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 12:06
    1. William and Faelan
  • 13:59
    1. Haos and Bryony

Q29. How will you encourage mentoring? 15:00

  • 15:43
    1. William and Faelan
  • 16:52
    1. Sorcha and Federyc
  • 19:21
    1. Haos and Bryony

 

Q30. As one Candidate pair are m/m there is a concern for the lack of inspiration for those that identify as woman/female, how will you represent those that you do not identify with? 20:15

  • 20:48
    1. Bryony
  • 21:18
    1. William
  • 21:56
    1. Sorcha
  • 22:29
    1. Federyc

Q30. As Baron/Baroness, how will you interact with the Baronial Council? 23:31

  • 23:49
    1. Haos and Bryony
  • 24:17
    1. William and Faelan
  • 24:50
    1. Sorcha and Federyc

Wrap up and Thank you. 25:48