Call for Provincial Synod 2015 Nominations

Posted on April 24, 2013

The Nominating Committee of the Diocese of Toronto is calling for nominations for Provincial Synod 2015. All members of Diocesan Synod are entitled to make nominations of any members of Synod. The election will take place at the Regular Session of Diocesan Synod in November 2013.

Provincial Synod meets every three years and the term of office is three years. The term of office will begin at Provincial Synod in 2015.  The meeting will be held in Toronto, Ontario.

Nominees to Provincial Synod will be required to remain a member of the Synod of the Diocese of Toronto for the duration of their term of office, they must be willing and able to attend all meetings of the Provincial Synod, and must be willing to serve on a sub-committee or working group should they be asked or elected to do so. Expenses incurred are covered according to diocesan policy.

The Nominating Committee is requesting that nominations be submitted by May 17, 2013 to the Rev. James Blackmore at jhblackmore@hotmail.ca.   Nominations must include name and contact information (email, mailing address and phone number) and parish affiliation of both nominator and nominee, and a signed statement indicating that the nominee has consented.  In addition, nominees are asked to submit a brief (100-150 words) biographical statement that includes any past parish associations, skills, educational background and why they are interested in serving in this position.

For further information you may contact the chair of the Nominations Committee by email at jhblackmore@hotmail.ca.