Secretary General

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Secretary General (Government) Synopsis[edit]

The Secretary General is the chief executive of the Solomani Confederation government and commander-in-chief of the military.

The Secretary General presides over the Secretariat and is elected by its membership. The Secretary is usually also chairman of the High Council.

Secretary General (Government) Qualifications[edit]

If there is more than one candidate, voting proceeds in multiple rounds, with the weakest candidates being eliminated until the new Secretary General is elected by a majority.

There are two primary qualifications required to run for election as a Secretary General:

  • A candidate must be a current or former member of the High Council.
  • A candidate must be nominated by any two delegates of the Secretariat.

Secretary General (Government) History[edit]

The Secretary Generalship has had a long and distinguished history.

List of Previous Secretary Generals[edit]

  • The first Secretary General of the Confederation was the respected political scientist and Solomani Party activist Noah Kwan.
  • In 944 Secretary General Mohammed Weinberg led the Secretariat in formally protesting Imperial meddling in the autonomous affairs of the Confederation.
  • In 984 the strongly anti-Imperial Solomani Party high council leader Sergio Bordoni was elected Secretary General.
  • Following the Rim War, Admiral Ivan Wolfe served as Secretary General from 1004 to 1012.
  • In 1042 former Minister of Science and Technology Yuki Jung was elected Secretary General.
  • In 1105 the Chairman of the High Council and Secretary General is Osmond Salazar.

Era: Rebellion[edit]

Desmond Trinoch was elected Secretary General in 1112 and reelected to a second term in 1120.

After Confederation forces retook Terra (Solomani Rim 1827) from the Imperium in 1117, Trinoch issued a proclamation stating:

  • "For all the Solomani peoples, we liberate Terra from Imperial oppression. Dear Terra, the cradle of us all -- we have come home at last!"

Era: Milieu 1120[edit]

In the alternate timeline of GURPS Traveller, the Secretary General has been at the center of a constitutional crisis.

The following individuals have held the office:

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