Bureau of Communications

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The Bureau of Communications (abbrev: BuComm) is one of the seven bureaus of the Royal Manticoran Navy. The head of this bureau is known as the Fourth Space Lord (abbrev: 4SL), an office currently occupied by Major General Sir James "AJ" Olsen, KDE, SC, OG, QBM, CBM, RMMC, Baron Grays Harbor. BuComm is responsible for all Communications for The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc.; including any official organizational communications (ie: newsletters, press releases), publication of membership manuals and marketing materials, as well as providing and maintaining web services.

Organization & Mandate

The Fourth Space Lord serves as head of Bureau of Communications. This person, for the level of work they do, is awarded the rank of Admiral of the Red.

The Office of the Fourth Space Lord is responsible for the general Communications for The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Production of the official organizational quarterly newsletter: A Manticore's Tale
  • Maintenance of the organizational websites
  • Administration and moderation of the Forums
  • Organizational email administration
  • Providing member support for web applications
  • Editing and typesetting of organizational manuals

History

Fourth Space Lord

# Name Assumed Relieved
1 RADM Sean Niemeyer, KSK, KDE, KCR, GS, Duke of New Ulyanovsk 16 June 2010[1] 1 December 2010
2 RADM Craig Cheairs, KDE 19 February 2011[2] 20 April 2011
3 ADM Sir Robert Bulkeley, Jr., KSK, SC, CGM, DSO, Duke of Mountain View 20 April 2011[3] 27 April 2017
4 RADM Sir David Weiner, KSK, GCE, CGM, Baron Serpent Head Point 28 April 2017 5 October 2018
5 RADM Sir Rob Marshall, GCE, MC, KR, SC, OG, DSO, QBM, Baron New Halifax 7 November 2018[4] 9 May 2019
6 MGEN Sir James "AJ" Olsen, KDE, SC, OG, QBM, CBM, RMMC, Baron Grays Harbor 9 May 2019[5] Incumbent

Deputy Fourth Space Lord

# Name Assumed Relieved Space Lord
1 CDRE Sir David Weiner, KSK, GCE, CGM, Baron Serpent Head Point 2 Nov 2015 29 May 2017 ADM Bulkeley
2 CDRE Sir Rob Marshall, GCE, MC, KR, SC, OG, DSO, QBM, Baron New Halifax 29 May 2017 5 October 2018 RADM Weiner
3 MGEN Sir James "AJ" Olsen, KDE, OG, QBM, CBM, RMMC 10 Sept 2017 9 May 2019 RADM Weiner
RADM Marshall
4 CDRE Sir Michael Timko, GCE, MC, CR, SC, OG 22 Nov 2018 28 May 2020 RADM Marshall
MGEN Olsen
5 CDRE Sir Doss Buckalew, KCR, MC, SC, OE, CGM, GS, QBM, Baron New Greyhawke 7 June 2020 Incumbent MGEN Olsen

Bureau Staff

Command Staff

Web Services

  • Director, Web Services: RADM Brad Lee, AC, SC, Baron West Columbia
    • Deputy Director, Web Services: VACANT
    • Help Desk Administrator: ENS Frank Gonzalez, MGL, CGM, EM
    • Forums Administrator: VACANT

Publications

  • Director of Publications: RADM Sir Michael Timko, GCE, MC, CR, SC, OG
    • Deputy Director, Publications: LTSG Dame Karyn Hill, KDE, QBM
    • Graphic Artist: PO3 Alan Weier, RMN
    • Layout Artist: CPO David A Fretz, ME, CBM
    • Layout Artist: S3C Anthony Miller, RMN
    • Project Lead: CPO John Fairbairn, KDE
    • Project Lead: 2LT Adrian Nunenkamp, RMMC

Manticoran News Bureau

Electronic Certificates

Communications

Method Link Notes
General Questions bucomm@trmn.org For general inquiries
Helpdesk Submission (Bolthole) bolthole@trmn.org Non-urgent help requests
4th Space Lord Email 4sl@trmn.org For escalation
Deputy 4th Space Lord Email deputy@bucomm.trmn.org For escalation
Chief of Staff Email cos@bucomm.trmn.org For general inquiries/escalation
Director, Web Services Email webservices@trmn.org Email/Forum/Website Questions, urgent issues
Director, Publications Email publications@bucomm.trmn.org Publications Questions, issues
Director, Electronic Certificates Email certs@bucomm.trmn.org Certificate requests
Forums Questions forums@trmn.org Forum questions or urgent issues
News Submissions news@trmn.org News and newsletter submissions
Facebook Group TRMN BuComm Group For general inquiries
Forum Location BuComm Forums For questions, announcements, and information

Bureau Orders

NOTE: This Wiki is the authoritative source for orders per the Fourth Space Lord. All orders have been
provided by the issuing authority or the TRMN Announcements & Orders group on Facebook.

Bureau of Communications (BuComm) orders are applicable to all branches of The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc. for all materials, policies, etc. falling within BuComm's AOR.

BuComm Order Effective Date Subject Status
BuComm 2006-01 7 June 2020 Appointment of Deputy Fourth Space Lord Active
BuComm 2005-02 28 May 2020 Reorganization of Department of Publishing Active
BuComm 2005-01 19 May 2020 Appointment of Help Desk Administrator Active
BuComm 2004-01 26 April 2020 Re-establishment of Manticoran News Bureau/Appointment of Managing Editor Active
BuComm 1907-01 12 July 2019 Submission Process for Crests and Peerage Arms Superceded
BuComm 1905-01 05 May 2019 Appointment of Director of Web Services Active
BuComm 1901-01 02 January 2019 Document submission process and requirements Active
BuComm 1811-03 29 November 2018 Appointment of Director of Publications Active
BuComm 1811-02 29 November 2018 Appointment of Deputy Space Lord Active
BuComm 1811-01 29 November 2018 Appointment of Chief of Staff Active
BuComm 1808-01 22 August 2018 Deputy Director of Web Services Active
BuComm 1804-04 11 April 2018 Designation of Admiralty House Event Active
BuComm 1804-03 10 April 2018 Appointment of Acting Deputy Director of Publications Active
BuComm 1804-02 10 April 2018 Deactivation of Department of Uniform Manuals Active
BuComm 1804-01 10 April 2018 Appointment of Director of Publications Active
BuComm 1801-02 11 January 2018 Appointment of Layout Artist Active
BuComm 1801-01 02 January 2018 Promotion of Erik Plossl Active
BuComm 1710-02 22 October 2017 Queens Bravery Medal Active
BuComm 1710-01 17 October 2017 New Chief of Staff Active
BuComm 1709-01 11 September 2017 Appointment of Deputy Space Lord, Web Services Active
BuComm 1708-01 06 August 2017 Appointment of Data Systems Technician Active
BuComm 1707-07 30 July 2017 Excessive Duplicate Forum Posts Active
BuComm 1707-06 13 July 2017 Awards for HonorCon 2016 & MantiCon 2017 Active
BuComm 1707-05 11 July 2017 Assignment of LTSG Karyn Hill to the Department of Publications Active
BuComm 1707-04 10 July 2017 Navy Achievement Medal, Commodore Joe Harney Active
BuComm 1707-03 10 July 2017 Relief of Commodore Joseph Harney Active
BuComm 1707-02 07 July 2017 Response times and escalation process Active
BuComm 1707-01 03 July 2017 Magic City Con Awards Active
BuComm 1706-06 22 June 2017 Appointment of Forum Administrator Active
BuComm 1706-05 19 June 2017 Manual Numbering Scheme Active
BuComm 1706-04 15 June 2017 Composition of the Uniform Board and Appointment of Chairman Active
BuComm 1706-03 13 June 2017 Transfer of the Uniform Design Board Active
BuComm 1706-02 05 June 2017 Establishment of the Office of Uniform Manuals Active
BuComm 1706-01 02 June 2017 Designation of Admiralty House Event Active
BuComm 1705-01 29 May 2017 Appointment of Deputy Fourth Space Lord Active
BuComm 1704C 23 Apr 2017 Meritorious Service Medal Active
BuComm 1704B 22 Apr 2017 Appointment of Acting Chief Of Staff Active
BuComm 1704A 22 Apr 2017 Appointment of Director of Publications Active
BuComm 1701A 1 Jan 2017 Tenth Anniversary Logo and Logotype Active

References

  1. Admiralty Order 1007-01
  2. Admiralty Order 1102-10
  3. Admiralty Order 1104-02
  4. Admiralty Order 1811-01
  5. Admiralty Order 1905-01


See Also


The Bureaus of the Royal Manticoran Navy
First Space Lord - BuPlan - BuShips - BuComm - BuPers - BuTrain - BuSup