Delve into Nentir Vale
Lord Warden Faren Markelhay
The human noble Faren Markelhay is the Lord Warden (hereditary lord) of the town. He is in charge of the town’s justice, defense, and laws. The Lord Warden appoints a town council to look after routine commerce and public projects.
It is Lord Warden Markelhay that hires the group to clear out the Kobald Hall, offering 10 gp per kobald, and 100 gp for proof that the hall is cleared.