Vampire Court of Houston Charter

Houston’s Vampire Court

Operational Charter

 

Revisions

March 12, 2016 
April 28, 2016 – Revision 1.5
May 12, 2016 – Revision 1.75
May 19, 2016 – Revision 2.0
March 22, 2018 – Revision 3.0

 

Section One 
 The key responsibilities of the Vampire Court of Houston 

The goals of the VCH are to provide leadership to the vampire community, promote the arts, to provide education and support to the subcultures and the community, and to provide quality products and services to the community.

 

Section Two
Community Awareness

The VCH  shall seek to expand its influence in the Vampire Community and Online Vampire Community through outreach, blog and video blogging.   

The VCH shall maintain a social media presence on popular outlets as determined by counsel and Imperator / Imperatrix

The VCH shall issue press releases for all major activities in line with standard business practices.   

 

Section Three
Financial Responsibilities

VCH shall maintain funds and revenues to promote, advance, and deliver the educational services, products, and services need to meet the operational costs of the Court.

 

Section Four 
Membership

All members of the VCH must be 18 years of age

All members must have a valid state issued ID

No member can have a felony conviction for sexual assault or rape.

ALL LOCAL INNER MEMBERS MUST attend at least 6 of the 12 yearly court functions.

Members may be members of other courts upon counsel, Imperator and Imperatrix approval.

 ALL MEMBERS MUST have a social media profile, a working phone

ALL LOCAL MEMBERS MUST have a means of transportation, public or private

 

Section Five
Court Duties

 

Imperator and Imperatrix


The current Imperator / Imperatrix  of VCH is Michael Vachmiel and Sonia Spaw

… shall work with the Consorts to assist with the protection and education of the Black Swans of our community

They shall work with the Seneschal to maintain records vital to the court, guide the Seneschal in making decision on behalf of the court in cases in which the Imperator or Imperatrix  is not available.  

The They shall work with the Sheriffs to maintain court security and ensure the safety of the courts members to the best of their civilian capabilities.

They Shall work with the Court Wizards / Priests to further the educational and spiritual aspects of the court.

They shall work with the media to ensure the court is presented in the most professional and positive manner possible.

 

Royal Consorts

close and vetted acquaintances who are the Black Swans of the Imperator and Imperatrix  

The Royal Consort shall promote the public awareness of the court

The Royal Consort shall provide training, advice, guidance and structure of the Swans of the Court

The Royal Consort shall provide advice to the Imperator / Imperatrix  in matters of the care, treatment, training, maintenance, collaring and marking of swans in the courts domain.

The Royal Consort shall work with the Imperator and Imperatrix  in their relations with the media to ensure the court is presented in the best manner possible.

 

Seneschal

the Seneschal shall act as the “Hand of the King”, making decisions in the Imperator/Imperatrix name when they are not able to be present.

 the Seneschal shall maintain the records with the assistance of the Imperator/Imperatrix 

 the Seneschal shall work with the Sheriffs to ensure the safety of the court and its members

 The Seneschal shall work with all of the inner court in maintaining the ban list of individuals who are a threat to the function of the court.

 

Sheriffs

the Sheriffs are to maintain order, safety, and work with the inner court to report any safety problems they encounter.

 

Court Wizards / Priests

 duties of the Court Wizard or Priest  is to provide education, training, and the expansion of skills to members of the court.

Court Wizards or Priest  are to assist the inner court and all members with spiritual issues if trained to do such

 

Ambassadors

Ambassadors shall work to help with communications between the Vampire Court of Houston and other vampire organizations.

 

Heralds

Heralds shall help to promote the court through assisting with social media.

 

Section Six
Titles

Imperator and Imperatrix – Leaders of the VCH – Permanent titles


Count and Countess – Those that told working titles in the VCH


Baron and Baroness –  Those that don’t hold working titles but are recognized for their great works.   Friends of the court. Allies to the Court.


Lords and Ladies – the rank and file members of the VCH

 

Citizens – all members of the inner and outer court