Display of Arms
|American Heraldry Society||SUBJECT||Display of Arms|
|Governors' Policy Manual||VERSION||Revised||EFFECTIVE 08-Sep-08|
5.1 Members’ Armorial
126.96.36.199 The Members’ Armorial is maintained on the Society website.
188.8.131.52 The Board may accept, refuse, or discontinue publication of any emblazonment or information submitted for inclusion in the Members’ Armorial at any time without notice.
5.1.2 Requests for Display of Arms
184.108.40.206 A member in good standing may request the display of the member’s arms in the Members’ Armorial by providing the information required under Section 220.127.116.11 to the Secretary.
18.104.22.168 If the Secretary determines that the member is a member in good standing, the Secretary shall forward the request to the Director of Information Technology.
22.214.171.124 The Director of Information Technology shall create a separate webpage for each member’s submission.
126.96.36.199 A member may request changes to the member’s armorial webpage by providing that information to the Director of Information Technology.
188.8.131.52 As used in this section, “good standing” means the status of a member who has paid all dues, fees, and assessments owed by the member to the Society and is not suspended from membership.
5.1.3 Contents of Member’s Armorial Webpage
184.108.40.206 The following items may be included on each member’s armorial webpage:
220.127.116.11.1 the member’s name;
18.104.22.168.2 the blazon of the member’s arms, crest(s), and badge(s) and the motto, including an English translation if the motto is not in English;
22.214.171.124.3 the dates of assumption, grants, and registrations;
126.96.36.199.4 not more than ten emblazonments, with each emblazonment provided in either JPEG or GIF format with a file size no larger than 100 Kbytes;
188.8.131.52.5 the name of the artist for each emblazonment.
184.108.40.206 A member’s name may not be displayed with postnominals. A member’s name usually should not be displayed with an honorific prefix and its use is not encouraged. If used, the honorific prefix must be a single honorific signifying rank or position in the Federal or State government (including the judiciary or the armed forces); a church, convention or association or churches, or a religious organization subject to the direction or control of a church; or the academy.
5.1.4 Display of Emblazonments on Member’s Page
220.127.116.11 All emblazonments displayed in the Members’ Armorial will be in keeping with the Society’s Guidelines for Heraldic Practice in the United States.
18.104.22.168 Emblazonments displayed in the Members’ Armorial may include the insignia of orders, decorations, and awards only if the order, decoration, or award is conferred by the recognized head of state or recognized governing body of the following:
22.214.171.124.1 the United States;
126.96.36.199.2 any of the several States, the District of Columbia, or any territory or possession of the United States;
188.8.131.52.3 an Independent State in the World recognized by the U.S. Department of State;
184.108.40.206.4 a Member State of the United Nations; or
220.127.116.11.5 a sovereign Permanent Observer of the United Nations.
18.104.22.168 If an emblazonment does not conform with the Society’s Guidelines for Heraldic Practice in the United States or this section, the member may request that a link to an external webpage be placed on the member’s armorial webpage. The decision to place the link is a discretionary matter decided by the Director of Information Technology.
22.214.171.124 A member may request changes to the member’s armorial webpage by submitting those requests to the Director of Information Technology.
126.96.36.199 A member is not entitled to the display of the member’s armorial webpage if the member is not a member in good standing.