Nominations are now open for eight positions that will be filled at the 2021 Convention of The Episcopal Church in North Texas, which will be held via Zoom on Saturday, November 13, 2021.
The deadline for submitting nominations is September 17, 2021.
The positions to be filled are:
- Standing Committee — 1 lay, 1 clergy
- Disciplinary Board – 1 lay, 2 clergy
- Trustee, University of the South – 1 lay
- Executive Council – 2 lay, 1 clergy
When you submit the nomination form, you will get an email telling you the form has been received and instructing you on how to submit your head shot photo and bio.
NOMINATIONS AFTER SEPTEMBER 17
Any nominations after the closing date of September 17, 2021, may be made from the floor at diocesan convention. Nominations from the floor will follow all the requirements for candidates, including sufficient copies of the nominees’ picture and biographical information for all clergy and convention delegates, plus verification of qualifications. The requirements for nominations from the floor of convention appear in Canon I.22.214.171.124 “Nominations from the Floor,” in the Canons of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, found on the Constitution and Canons Committee page, here.
In addition, the following individual positions are nominated by the bishop and confirmed by the convention.
- Diocesan Secretary and Assistant to the Secretary
- Diocesan Registrar
- Diocesan Historiographer
- Diocesan Treasurer and Assistant to the Treasurer
- Diocesan Chancellor
- Corporation Trustee
- Episcopate endowment trustee
Groups which welcome new members each year, appointed by the bishop include:
- Commission on Ministry
- Finance Committee
- Diocesan Schools Commission
- Constitution and Canons Committee
If you would like to volunteer in these areas and potentially make yourself available for a future nomination, please email the nominations committee at email@example.com to let them know of your interest, in case the bishop needs recommendations.
For more information on nominations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The chair of the Nominations Committee is Robert Pace, rector, Trinity Fort Worth.