From the Constitutions and Canons of the Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes Article VII: Provision for a Standing Committee There shall be a Standing Committee of the Diocese, which shall perform those duties required by the Constitution and Canons of the ACNA and of the Diocese.
The Standing Committee, which shall be the Council of Advice to the Bishop in charge of the Diocese, shall consist of three presbyters canonically and actually resident in the Diocese and of three laypeople, each of whom is a member in good standing in a Congregation in canonical union with the Diocese.
Two (2) members, one (1) a presbyter and one (1) a layperson, shall be chosen at each Annual session of the Synod for a term of three (3) years.
Officers, consisting of a presiding officer and clerk, shall be elected annually by the Committee at their first meeting after the Diocesan Synod.
At all meetings a majority of the members shall constitute a quorum.
Standing Committee Members The Very Rev. Mark Engel - Chair (2017-2020) Dr. I. Richmond Nettey (2017-2020) The Rev. Pete Matthews (2018-2021) Robert Raun (2018-2021) The Rev. Canon Dr. Kathleen Rankin (2019-2022) Tom Fields (2019-2022)
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