"A mess is run by the Mess Committee, a group democratically elected by the members of the mess (except wardrooms), but normally agreed by the commanding officer or regimental sergeant major.
President Mess Committee (PMC) - (Officers' Mess) or Chairman of the Mess Committee (Sergeants'/Petty Officers' Mess)
Vice President of the Mess Committee (Mr Vice), who is responsible for toasts during mess dinners. He or she is rarely the deputy of the PMC (normally this is the Secretary) but instead the most junior person in the mess.
Secretary (Sec), who is responsible for records and minutes, etc.
Wines Member, who is responsible for keeping the bar stocked.
House Member, who is responsible for furniture and infrastructure.
Entertainments (Ents) Member, for any special events or parties in the mess."