First Lord of the Admiralty

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The First Lord of the Admiralty is the President of The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc..

The founding and current First Lord is Martin A. Lessem, who holds the rank of Admiral of the Fleet.

Organization & Mandate

The First Lord of the Admiralty is the President of The Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc. and serves as Chairman of the Board. For the work they do, this person is awarded the rank of Admiral of the Fleet. The duties of the First Lord of the Admiralty are as follows (These duties may be expanded as necessary by Admiralty Orders.):

  • Day-to-day running of the organization
  • The issuing of regulations in the form of Admiralty Orders
  • Chair of the Peerage Board
  • Chair of the Promotion Board
  • Issuer of the Monarch’s Warrant
  • Appointment of Officers to the Senior Leadership Position
  • The Official Media Contact of the Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc.
  • Responsible for calling and chairing the Tri-Annual Leadership Board Meeting
  • Responsible for chairing the Annual Membership Meeting
  • The Official Legal Contact of the Royal Manticoran Navy: The Official Honor Harrington Fan Association, Inc.

History

First Lord of the Admiralty

# Name Assumed Relieved
1 AotF Martin Lessem 01 Feb 2008 Incumbent

FLA Staff

Bureau Orders

Main Article: Admiralty Orders

The orders of the First Lord of the Admiralty are known within the organization as Admiralty Orders.

Honorverse

In the context of the stories, the First Lord of the Admiralty was the civilian head of the Royal Manticoran Navy, to whom the uniformed Space Lords reported.[1]

References

  1. Honorverse Wiki: "First Lord of the Admiralty"