The initial pool of mentors was finalized five days ago. I was holding out hope that a few more of our long-term members would get back to me, but alas, they have not. The initial Mentor informational thread was finalized that same day and has been waiting for Cabinet input since then. Since no Cabinet was given in these last few days, I can only assume it is perfect and ready for public release, which has been done here.
We have our initial pool of 12 mentors lined up and ready to go. I would encourage the public, particularly the mentors, to provide comments on the mentor thread, which can be found here.
The initial work was done solely behind the scenes because I needed to backchannel with some long-term and experienced members of the region to see if there was even interest in the project.
Now that I have established that there is interest, built the initial pool of mentors, and created the initial thread (found here), I will be able to get much more public involvement (and mentor feedback), including the recruitment of new mentors and application of new mentees that might want to join the program (but were on the forums prior to official launch).
Well, I am not looking to get roasted alive for having a bad product up front!
In all seriousness, secrecy was certainly not the intent, but I find directly asking people one-on-one to be more effective than asking everyone generically.
I hope my answers answered your questions, and I look forward to your participation in the mentor thread!
I would suggest that we should put the regional welcome dispatch up again. Ideally the highest if there is no important announcement dispatch (e.g. elections or events). We can redirect players to the main NS guide inside that guide if needed. The SWAN dispatch can stay unpinned or lays below everything else as our main promotion happens via the ping dispatches.
I’ve replaced the Amerion guide with the Intro to TSP guide.
On behalf of the Cabinet, I’m pleased to announce that the League has join us in the Aegis Accords as our sixth member. I look forward to the increased cooperation with our newest member, and cannot wait to see what we can accomplish!
The NS forum post is here, and the NS dispatch is here.
ProfessorHenn / Sporaltryus
Hey everyone. I’ll keep this short and sweet: now that I’m settling in as MoFA, if anybody is interested in serving as an FA advisor, shoot me a message. Experience is not a requirement; we value interest, discretion, commitment, and diverse perspectives.
Greetings to the South Pacific,
Effective immediately, @ConcreteSlab is stepping down as Minister of Defense and OWL Director. RL commitments have taken him away from NS in recent times, and we both found this to be an appropriate handling of his positions. He continues to serve as an Officer in the SPSF, as well as an RMB Moderator. I’d like to be the first to thank him for his dedicated service to the Coalition, and wish him all the best in the future.
At this time, I do not intend to appoint any replacements for these two positions. The General Corps and I will handle the workload.
ProfessorHenn / Sporaltryus