National Officers

The National Officers are pretty much what they sound like: club officers who operate on the national level. Click on the links below to learn more about the various national offices.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors are a body that is responsible for high level administrative decisions regarding the club, it’s activities, and it’s legal responsibilities such as respecting copyright laws and so on.

Learn more about the Board of Directors

 

National Storyteller (NST)

The National Storyteller is the chief officer in charge of non-player-generated plot in the various venues operated by the club. Each venue has its own Assistant National Storyteller, so the aNST Vampire: The Requiem is probably going to be a different person than the aNST Mage: The Ascension . In addition to controlling national plots, the NST is in charge of making sure his or her subordinate Storytellers are on the same page, as well as coordinating plots that cross regional lines.

NST: Josh Chaney

Learn more about the National Storyteller

 

National Coordinator

The National Coordinator, like the National Storyteller, is the top of the food chain for coordinators. He or she is responsible for making sure all his or her subordinate Coordinators get their tasks done on time, and also for adjudicating any decisions that need to be made at the national level.

NC: Jen Kuiper

Learn more about the National Coordinator (NC)

 

Protection, Advocacy and Cultural Team (PACT)

The PACT Team serves as a designated neutral party within a specific organization and provides conflict resolution and problem solving services to members of the organization.

PACT: Jennifer Rastegar & Janus Pastor

Protection, Advocacy and Cultural Team (PACT)

 

National Conventions Administrator (NCA)

The National Conventions Administrator sits at the head of the convention committee for club-related conventions: regionals, nationals and related events.

NCA: Jenn Cross

Learn more about the National Conventions Administrator (NCA)

 

National Marketing Manager (NMM)

The NMM will develop and maintain marketing strategies to meet agreed objectives. Collect and review market research, included competitor data and adjusting strategies as needed. The NMM will oversee all advertising and promotional opportunities.

NMM: Brendan Whaley

 

MES Tech Team

The MES Tech Team, lead by the National Tech Administrator (NTA) handles all updating and maintenance of the clubs technical assets. This includes the MES website, MES New Member Portal, and legacy tools.

NTA: Ephraim Gregor

Learn about the Tech Team

 

National Communities Manager

The National Communities Manager runs the various online hobby and interest groups of MES Online, as well as assists in coordinating MES Online games.

NCM: Cris Hundley

National Communities Manager

 

National Standards Manager

The National Standards Manager administers our education standards and training documents.

NSM: Leslie LeMaire

National Standards Manager

 

MES Archivist

The Archivist is responsible for maintaining as complete as feasible record of the organization’s activity for future needs.

Archivist: Brian Gates

Archivist

 

Secretary to the Board

The Secretary to the Board of Directors assists the Board with clerical work, including meeting minutes and tracking action items for the Board.

Board Secretary: Owen Sutter

Secretary to the Board of Directors

 

Trade Show Manager

The Trade Show Manager (TSM) helps organize MES’ presence at trade and industry shows, with an eye specifically toward recruitment. These include a variety of conventions, which have included: Gen Con, Origins, Pax, Dragon*Con, various ComicCons, et al.

Learn more about the Trade Show Manager

 

If you would like to be a club officer, you can find out about the different offices here. Be aware that national officer positions are positions of significant trust and responsibility, and that to become one you must prove your ability to live up to those responsibilities at a lower level first.