Governing Council

The Governing Council (GC), chaired by the President of HEMAA, manages daily business and sets those policies not defined in the Bylaws.


The Governing Council is available to respond to questions and suggestions, and will also attempt to entertain non-sequiturs while our strength holds.

The general email for the GC is
Individual Councilors may be contacted at the addresses below:

Governing Councilors

Ken Dietiker
7 Swords Guild

Ben Floyd
Krieg School of Historical Swordsmanship

John Harmston

Richard Marsden, President
Phoenix Society of Historical Swordsmanship

Roberto Martinez-Loyo

Jonathan Mayshar
Kron Martial Arts

Christian Trosclair
Système d’Armes NOLA