Janna von Guggisberg

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Janna von Guggisberg
Resides: Concordia of the Snows
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
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Gules, on a bend sinister two cats courant sable
Award & Office Badges
Award of Arms Companion of the Order of the Silver Wheel Companion of the Order of the Burdened Tyger Order of the Pine, Barony of Concordia of the Snows Consort's Cypher Order of the Sapphire, Barony of Concordia of the Snows Marksman
Minister of Arts and Science Herald Chatelaine


Lady Janna von Guggisberg. Joined SCA ~late 2013. My first event, Bjorn's Ceilidh in Concordia, I went to the kitchen to meet people (it's surprising how much you can learn in a kitchen!), asked how I could help, and was invited to peel and chop 80# of onions. We all had a good laugh when we found only 40# were actually needed! The barony's people were welcoming and easy to talk to. At feast I was shocked and very honored to be invited to sit at the head table with the baron. The food was so amazing I told everyone at work that I'd found the best restaurant in the area. A few months later I found myself at Pennsic with a 14' round pavilion and haven't looked back. I was (and remain) taken with the barony's great passion for learning and their seemingly boundless generosity.


14th Century Swiss. I love my homeland and freedom fiercely. I revel in the variety and complexity of the people, information and goods that pass through Switzerland and make us who we are. The mountains, waters and outdoors of the Berner Oberland are my delight. I may or may not be familiar with mercenaries and may or may not have a halberd in my pantry...


Member of Vestfell Farmstead
Apprentice to Mistress Ose Silverhair
Protege to Baron Ernst Nuss von Kitzingen

Offices & Positions

  • Clerk, Concordia of the Snows
  • Mistress of Arts & Sciences, Concordia of the Snows
  • Snowflake Pursuivant, Concordia of the Snows
  • Chief of Staff to Baron & Baroness of Concordia 2022-
  • Chatelaine, Concordia of the Snows 2022-

Event Staff

  • co-autocrat Wars of Roses
  • Wars of Roses event staff multiple years
  • Bjorn's Ceilidh kitchen staff multiples years
  • Bjorn's Ceilidh children's activities coordinator
  • co-autocrat King & Queen's Arts & Sciences and Bardic Champions, Brion and Anna-2016
  • Girl Scouts Jamboree event staff & A&S display coordinator-2019
  • Baronial archery champions, dayboard coordinator
  • Online set design crew for Tindal and Alberic reign 2020-2021
  • Concordia fire rebuild 1st auction coordinator-2021
  • Concordia fire rebuild auction coordinator for Coronation of Ionnes and Honig-2021
  • coordinator, multiple demos
  • Find me at events behind the scenes—for example, since my first Pennsic when someone suggested volunteering was needed and was a way to get to know SCA better, I haven’t turned back—you’ll find me a variety of places, at gate, the watch, heraldry tent, university point, info point/lost & found, the archery range, singles camping table, EK, etc.
  • autocrat Summer's Ende Archery Shoote-Concordia of the Snows-2022

Projects & Publications

  • Name of Project/Publication, Other info, mm/dd/yyyy
  • List in Chronological order, oldest to newest

Read about some of my A&S adventures at my blog:

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