Diocese of Fredericton

The Anglican Diocese of Fredericton

Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the making of disciples


Nominating Committee

Mandate   Current Membership
The Nominating Committee will be a standing committee of Diocesan Council with the purpose facilitating the nominating process and assuring nominations for specific vacancies in diocesan representative roles, elections and appointments throughout the diocese as needed.   The Rev. Ann Fairweather, Chair
Trevor Holder
Archdeacon Cathy Laskey
Frank Morehouse The Rev. Canon Allen Tapley the Rev. Canon Walter Williams

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities
Brief Description and Mandate
  The Nominating Committee will be a standing committee of Diocesan Council with the purpose facilitating the nominating process and assuring nominations for specific vacancies in diocesan representative roles, elections and appointments throughout the diocese as needed.
On-going Responsibilities and Reporting
 
  • Facilitate and establish an open nomination process for Synod, Diocesan Council and committees of Council; including nominations from the floor
  • Serve as a vehicle to receive nominations for election / appointment to Diocesan Council and Committees of Council
  • Establish the process for identifying qualified members of Diocesan Council, committees of the Diocese, and delegates to Provincial Synod and General Synod
  • Assess the primary needs of Diocesan Council, task forces, ad hoc groups and focus the nomination process on those respective needs
  • Act as the search committee when necessary to identify potential candidates
  • Establish qualifications and standards for nominees. Candidates shall be “members” as defined by diocesan Canon
  • Develop criteria and procedures for the identification of candidates for nomination including the range of skills, experience and expertise required
  • Provide a disclosure and communication procedure regarding the committee’s nomination process and results thereto
  • Ensure that nominees represent a reasonable diversity of geographic area, gender and cultural demographics of the Diocese
  • Review regularly terms of service pursuant to canons and by-laws and identify future vacancies
  • Report as needed to Diocesan Council through the Administration Team
Synod Sessional Committee responsibilities:
  • Report to Synod re nominations to positions synodically elected (delegates to synods)
  • Creation of ballots for use during synod session elections
  • Oversight and training of ballot counting team(s)
Membership
  The Bishop or representative plus no less than two members of Diocesan Council and two members-at-large.
Budget
  Meeting expenses as required.
Sub-groups and Other Links
  Diocesan Council Administration Team
Bishop of Fredericton