The American Branch is entirely staffed and managed by volunteers. Some of the things our volunteers do include: Serving as Board members, hosting events, website work, social media management, writing articles, editing publications, organizing our archives, serving as librarians, and more. Got a skill? Experience? Think you can help with any of these things, or do you have a new idea idea that you’d like to see happen?
We’d love to hear from you! To get started volunteering with us,
We’re happy to have volunteers of all skills, interests, and experience levels, but here are a few roles we need the most:
- Editor: Principal duties of the editor are to produce March and September print and digital issues of the Ricardian Register and June and December digital issues of the Ricardian Chronicle. Other duties are to prepare inserts such as bylaws for distribution when the need arises.
- Zoom host: Someone with the time and ability to host informal Zoom meetups of our members. Must have reliable, high-quality internet service.
- Vice Chair: Preside at meetings in the absence of the Chair, prepare meeting agendas, etc. Full details in our Bylaws.
- Chapters Coordinator: Support our regional chapters, including help with set-up, keep up to date lists of chapters and their activities, publicize chapter activities.
- GMM Planning Committee
The Dickon Awards
Beginning in 1986, the American Branch Board has given Dickon Awards to recognize outstanding volunteers whose work has made a special impact on the Branch. Dickon Awards are announced and presented at our General membership Meetings. Below are our past awardees.
Thank you for your service!
William & Amber McVey
Alan O. Dixler
Joe Ann Ricca
Joyce Hollins (Hiller)
Dr. Morris McGee
The Plantagenet Angel Award
The Plantagenet Angel Award was created to recognize the support of our most generous donors. In 2022, W. Bowman “Bo” Cutter of New York City, was named as our first Plantagenet Angel Award recipient.