This is a repeat of our
"Special Addition" seen between the last
issue and this one.
several items to cover in this issue "so listen up folks".
Can you see Ole paying attention to me, that day I'll buy 100
now have an on-going "Territories" map
that shows the United States with each state that maybe "clicked-on"
to see who of the NAF lives there. This map is located on the
North American Frontiersmen website at Contacts.
using your cursor & clicking on the state - you will find
information for NAF contact member along with the NAF Chief
folks would rather not have their names shown for one
reason or another. The NAF respects their concerns and has
not shown all the members for the different states. We are
sure you understand and may contact the "Chief
Factor" with your requests.
probably wonder why the NAF sent out a "test"
on email addresses, well here's the reason why. Several of your
addresses bounced a few times. I looked them up to see who they
belonged to and have assigned those names to our Officers to get
this corrected. How's that for assigning duties and getting these
couch spuds off their tail-feathers.
the last 5-6 weeks we have been regrouping your association to
function with the least amount of effort. We have redirected some
of the officers duties, lightening the load on a few and loading
those with less work, hell that's fair. You saw the duty changes
in our last posting. For those that missed it those duties will be
seen in the June/July Smoke Signals.
of the biggest debates has been a "Quarterly" North
American Frontiersmen Newsletter" sent to each and every
member with information from the Captain, Treasurer Report, Chief
Factor Report, upcoming events and if there's room a short article
or two. The reason I brought this up is we need a name for the
Newsletter; one not used by other groups, easy to remember, catchy
and so on. Hey I'll start the name contest.
- "Hello the
- "Waugh the
Friend" - (I know they stink).
your ideas for a name? Send your idea to the Captain at: firstname.lastname@example.org
marching orders for your Officers and one pee-on (guess who).
duties will be:
- Oversee the operation
of the NAF.
- Make sure we stay
within the "Guide-Lines" setup and not break any
of our rules.
- Help where he is
needed whether its accounting, membership or providing
articles for the NAF Newsletter or NAF On-Line magazine.
Treasurer/Newsletter Scribe duties will be:
- Depositing the
membership funds collected and keeping an accounting of
- Assemble the Newsletter
with information gathered Quarterly from the Officers, using
some of the on-line magazine articles available. Then mail
the newsletter out.
NAF Chief Factor
duties will be:
- Gathering the membership
forms and information needed for membership that
comes in. Sending the information to the Elders, and sending
the funds to the NAF Treasurer.
- Answer inquires on
membership and make contacts on possible new members
promoting the NAF.
- Work with the State
Factors and gather additional Factors.
duties will be:
- Review the possible new
member's information, make the call - yes or no, and set
what ranking he qualitifies for.
- Keep everyone from
killing each other.
Editor duties will be (pee-on):
- Keep the membership
list current that's located on our site map, add new member
information once approved by the Elders.
- Edit the on-line
magazine for bi-montly issues.
- And keep these guys
talking, now that's the big ONE ???
North American Frontiersmen Officers now have their own personal
email addresses associated with this Association (makes them
check their emails this way). These email addresses are list on
each year of the index for your on-line magazine as well as on
the North American Frontiersmen website.
contact addresses for the four Officers:
past/present Associations/Organizations have a great future and
get folks out and about within their groups. No matter whether
its the AMM, NAF, NMLRA, or a local association/group we all
need to promote our "living history", National and
local events to keep this way of life alive. Get the young folks
away from the video games and off the couch, lead them to the
outdoors folks. They'll thank you once they see what they are
missing, believe me - move em outside.
you for your time. Buck