These are turbulent times for the Sabbat. When the Beckoning started calling the Elders to the East, the Sabbat were hit hard. The Sabbat of Portland took a different turn, following the lead of the Ministry (EN) in “rebranding.”
Malachi Ross, the senior remaining member after the conflict in Portland, decided they would henceforth be known as the Estate, in an attempt to be less bloodthirsty and more appealing to potential members of other sects. As Director, Ross structured the Estate like a business and lured away some members of the Camarilla and the Anarchs, though not many.
Alexandria Vanderbuilt was named the Assistant Director and handles all of the problems of moving bodies (troops and spies) wherever they are needed for whatever the Director needs them to do.