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Tir Righ Administrative Retreat

November 16, 2013 to November 17, 2013

Fraser Valley, BC

Autocrat: Porzia di Corbino Rosso device3401OP

Tir Righ Administrative Retreat

Shire of Lionsdale - Abbotsford, BC
November 16 & 17, 2013


The Shire of Lionsdale invites you to the Tir Righ Administrative Retreat! Come get your geek on with like-minded Exchequers, Seneschals, and other admin types. You'll learn a variety of skills and techniques to help you become one of Tir Righ's finest administrators.

The Retreat will feature a variety of classes, as well as discussion groups, and social activities.  All meals on Saturday and brunch on Sunday will be provided, and you'll go home with a handy binder full of resources to help you in all your future endeavours.

Pre-registration for this event is mandatory. REGISTRATION FORM is available here!! Please fill out, and e-mail to the Event Steward. Registration Fees can be mailed to the Event Steward. Please request the mailing address when you e-mail in your registration reservation.

Join us for what promises to be a fun-filled weekend of administrative geekery!

Note that accommodation is NOT included in the Registration/site fee.  Lionsdale has generously offered to billet as many visitors as they can, and we also have a discounted group rate of just $99 per night available at the Coast Hotel.  When booking your hotel reservation be sure to quote the "Tir Righ Retreat" or group number CAH GF 3311.

Tir Righ Admin Retreat - Schedule

SATURDAY - November 16, 2013


Track 1 - Admin

Track 2 - Finance & Numbers


Breakfast served in main room- meet & greet


Introductions, get to know your fellow admin junkies, and the Tir Righ admin structure. Introductory comments from our Tir Righ Seneschal and Exchequer.   -Aine, Tristan




What is a Seneschal? -LEADING, integrating with Royals, Holding your Branch Together, Promoting Branch Health and Well Being. :)

What is an Exchequer? Role of the Exchequer, use and appropriateness of committees, and Promoting Financial Health in Your Branch.


Reporting and Resources - who to report to, how, and when, and the resources available to you.

Dissecting Financial Reporting - part 1



Directed Discussion Groups



Financial Policy for Seneschals

Dissecting Financial Reporting - part 2


Silly Get Up and Move Games! :)


BAMMO - and De-escalation  

-Kingdom Seneschal Brighid

Financial Planning for Your Branch - spend, or save?


Moving Towards Kingdom - The transition, and how to facilitate it.

Event Accounting



Directed Discussion Groups



Evening Social - Games, Prizes, and fun with your fellow admin geeks!


Wrap up for the day


SUNDAY - November 17, 2013


Combo Classes!


Breakfast Served in Main Room - Morning Group Kick-off


Group Discussion - Topic TBA


TUTR at Your Event - financials, reporting, and combining TUTR with an existing event



Function Versus Form - How to balance mundane details with The Dream: incorporating the Royals into the administrative works, the relationship between "game" and "street", demonstrating proper courtesy as a leader, and more!



Group wrap up, final words, and good-byes.



Event Closes





Site: Coast Abbotsford Hotel & Suites, located at 2020 Sumas Way, Abbotsford, BC.
Directions: Make your best way to Abbotsford, BC.  From Highway 1, take Exit 92 to Sumas/Mission.  Turn right onto Highway 11.  The Coast Hotel is on your right, directly after the Marshall Street intersection. 

Site Opens: 6:00 PM Friday, November 15th, and will close Sunday at 3:00 PM.

Site Fees: $80 per adult. As this includes all meals on Saturday, and brunch on Sunday, there is no reduction in fee for youths. $5 NMS charge will apply. Please make cheques payable to the Shire of Lionsdale.

For more information, please check the Kingdom Calendar, or contact the Event Steward: Porzia di Corbino Rosso (mka: Leanne Witherly), 250-869-7866,  


Site Info:
Name: Abbotsford Coast Hotel
2020 Sumas Way
Abbotsford, BC

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