2020 HL Pres & Rules Election Ballot Released

Hail Hearthlight!


Nominations have closed for the Hearthlight Presidential Election. Our final candidate is William Pearsall (Cermit). We will also be voting on several rules updates/proposals as proposed by the Hearthlight National Council. For more information on the election, check out our new Hearthlight Voting Page on the website.


We have sent out a test email to all registered voters to verify your accounts. If you don’t see this email, first check your spam folder. If you did not receive an email, please contact hearthlightgame@gmail.com and we’ll make sure to get you a ballot.


Ballots will be sent out Aug 1 and will be open until Aug 31st. If you have questions about the contents of the ballot, please reach out to your Hearthlight Chapter Representative or hearthlightgame@gmail.com if you don’t know who that is!


Presidential Candidate



Ur Sir^3 Cermit D Frogknight Wyndhaven of Tir Asleen

Game Pronouns: They/Them

Mundane Name: William Pearsall

Mundane Pronouns: They/Them

I have been nominated by Silk Wyndhaven as a potential candidate for President of Hearthlight. I am accepting this nomination and putting myself forward for your consideration as our future President.

Many of you have probably seen me make posts in regards to Hearthlight elections, and wondered to yourself, who the hell is this person? Outside of LARP I’m a software developer with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and I have experience in Human Resources as well.

Inside of LARP, I was a founding member of the Black Guard of Tir Asleen, the Dagorhir chapter Tir Asleen (Now the Hearthlight chapter), and Hearthlight itself. I have been knighted by the Black Guard of Tir Asleen, House Tull, and House Wyndhaven, and in addition I am a Brother and Leedleknight of Furya. I was selected as one of the initial members of Hearthlight's Board of Directors and have served in that capacity for close to 2 years now. I am dedicated to the mission of Hearthlight and to the community, and I will continue to be dedicated to it for the foreseeable future.

YIS,

Ur Sir^3 Cermit D Frogknight Wyndhaven


Ballot Proposals


1. Removal of maximum armor thickness

Removal of legacy rule that serves no safety purpose.

Would you like the following language to be removed from the Treatise of War?

Proposed section to remove 1- 2.10.10 - The maximum thickness of metal armor is ⅛”


2. Light Armor Definition Update

This rule update was created to better describe light armor without reference to thickness requirements to facilitate easier classification of armor.

Would you like the following language to be added to the Treatise of War?


Current Rule:

3.11.8 - Light armor is defined as all leather armor, and chainmail armor made of rings that do not meet the thickness requirements for metal armor. Light armor has Resistance to Light weapons and Immunity to single handed thrusts from Thrusting weapons.


Proposed Rule Update:

3.11.8 - Light armor is defined as all leather armor, and chainmail armor made via modern techniques like welding and which is often referred to as "shark maile," "butcher's maile," or "chain mesh." Light armor has Resistance to Light weapons and Immunity to single handed thrusts from Thrusting weapons.


3. Hate speech and Pagan Symbols document

This document was drafted by the Executive Board and revised by the National Council to set a standard for review of hate speech as it relates to pagan symbols.

Would you like the following language to become the Hearthlight Hate Speech and Pagan Symbols Standard?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sJvS57yUth6Aad_JZWF32Xs4-d2c10ei/view?usp=sharing


4. Fundraising Proposal

This proposal was crafted by the National Council in order to clarify the fundraising responsibilities of each Chapter. Would you like this to become national Hearthlight policy?

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UwqG2kyJnm0v93tBOvqiLjm_QsLVR7P50mTLck_0DfY/edit?usp=sharing


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