The following positions are to be elected before and during the convention:
The council serves as the governing authority of the diocese and administers the secular affairs including the budget, managing resources, creation of task forces, and more. The Council is composed of a minimum of 12 members and as many as 17, including an appointed youth representative. Its elected members serve three year terms and are elected at their region’s pre-convention meeting.
The following positions are open for election during this convention season:
- Northern Region – Two vacancies, may be clergy or lay
- Central Region – One vacancy, may be clergy or lay
- Southern Region – Two vacancies, may be clergy or lay
*These vacancies have been corrected since the original Call to Convention.
Nominations for Diocesan Council must be submitted at least one day ahead of their pre-convention meeting in order for their information to be shared ahead of time with voting members.
Standing Committee (1 Lay, 1 Clergy)
The Standing Committee serves as the council of advice to the bishop and assumes the ecclesiastical authority of the diocese when there is a bishop vacancy in addition to other duties. The eight members serve three year terms.
The deadline to submit nominations for Standing Committee in time for publication int he convention booklet is October 12.
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