The Council of General Synod approved the appointment of the following members to sessional committees for General Synod 2004, with authority for the Prolocutor in consultation with the General Secretary, to fill any vacancies that may occur.
Agenda Committee : shall consist of not more than eight members to be drawn from the members of the General Synod. It shall be the responsibility of the committee to prepare and publish the agenda for each day of the session.
|Peter Irish||Lay||Fredericton (Chair)|
|Jennifer Gosse||Clergy||Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Iain Luke||Clergy||Rupert’s Land|
|Murray Still||Clergy||Rupert’s Land|
Nominating Committee: shall consist of one bishop, one clerical member and one lay member from each ecclesiastical province. The committee shall be constituted not later than one month prior to the opening of the General Synod, to receive nominations for standing committees and the Council of the General Synod and to supervise the election process.
|James Njegovan||Bishop||Rupert’s Land|
|James Cowan||Bishop||British Columbia|
|Louise Peters (Chair)||Clergy|
Resolutions Committee: shall consist of up to eight members, one of whom shall be an Assessor, and with at least one bishop, one clerical and one lay member. It shall be the responsibility of the committee to receive resolutions from members of the General Synod and prepare them for submission in accordance with guidelines approved from time to time by the Council of General Synod.
|George Elliott||Bishop||Toronto (Chair)|
|Tanya Moxley||Lay||Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island|
Expenditures Committee: shall consist of members appointed by the Primate and the Prolocutor in consultation with the chairperson of the Financial Management and Development Committee. It shall be the responsibility of the committee to implement Rule of Order 15 with respect to spending motions for which sources of funds have not been identified prior to the General Synod session.
|Susan Barclay||Clergy||Keewatin (Chair)|
Certification of Minutes: shall consist of the General Secretary, the Prolocutor or Deputy Prolocutor, the Honorary Clerical and Lay Secretaries, and a member of the Resolutions Committee. It shall be the responsibility of the committee to certify the accuracy of the minutes of the session of the General Synod.
The General Secretary (Chair)
The Prolocutor or Deputy Prolocutor
The Honorary Lay Secretary
The Honorary Clerical Secretary
A member of the Resolutions Committee
Credentials Committee: shall consist of the General Secretary, the Prolocutor or Deputy Prolocutor, and one Assessor. It shall be the responsibility of the committee to report to the General Synod on the standing of all persons who claim membership therein, and to advise the chairperson as to a quorum of each Order.
Chancellor Ronald Stevenson (Chair)
The Prolocutor or Deputy Prolocutor
The General Secretary
Assessors: The Prolocutor shall appoint two or more Assessors to advise the chairperson in respect to points of order and the Constitution and Canons.
|Rhodie Mercer||Lay||Eastern Newfoundland. & Labrador|
Secretaries: On nomination of the General Secretary, the Prolocutor shall appoint from the membership of the General Synod and Honorary Clerical Secretary, and Honorary Assistant Clerical Secretary, and Honorary Lay Secretary and an Honorary Assistant Lay Secretary, who shall assist the General Secretary in keeping minutes of the General Synod.
|Peter Clarke||Athabasca||Honorary Lay Secretary|
|Marilyn Dean||Qu’Appelle||Assistant Lay Secretary|
|Michael Pollesel||Ontario||Honorary Clerical Secretary|
|Peter Fenty||Toronto||Assistant Clerical Secretary|