2018 GRAND CANYON SYNOD ASSEMBLY BIOGRAPHICAL FORM

CANDIDATE INFORMATION

POSITION FOR CONSIDERATION

Synod Council Secretary
Synod Council Conference Representative
Synod Council At-Large Representative
Synod Council Youth Representative (Must be no older than 18 years of age at time of election.)
Committee on Discipline
Consultation Committee
2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly Voting Member
Nominee for ELCA Church Council

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Experiences (up to three) that have prepared you for service in this position.
List three current or past congregational, synodical or Churchwide activities related to qualifications for this position.
Education/Training

ELECTION INFORMATION

*This synod shall establish processes that will enable it to reach a minimum goal that 10% of its assemblies, councils, committees, boards or other organizational units be persons of color and/or persons whose primary language is other than English. +S6.04

*In all elections by the Synod Assembly, other than for the bishop, a majority of the votes cast shall be necessary for election. +S9.02

*Additional nominations may be made from the floor for all elections for which nominations are made by the Nominating Committee. +S9.03

*The Synod Council shall include additional at-large representatives, up to a maximum of 15, in a number determined by the Synod Council and elected by the Synod Assembly to fulfill the responsibilities of the council in keeping with the requirements of +S6.04 of the Grand Canyon Synod constitution. Bylaw S10.01.02

*Conferences shall nominate by election one Synod Council Representative prior to the Synod Assembly general elections, to be elected by the Synod Assembly. No nominations from the floor of the Synod Assembly shall be received for Conference Representatives to the Synod Council. Bylaw S10.01.04

*The terms of newly elected council members shall begin on the first day of the third month following election. Bylaw S10.01.08

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