Nominating Committee

Nominating Committee

Nominating Committee Description

A Nominating Committee shall consist of:

  • The senior pastor
  • Two elected by but not necessarily from the Board of Elders
  • Two elected by the membership at least one month prior to the annual meeting.
  • Elected members of the Nominating Committee shall be members of this church and shall be elected at a regular or special meeting of the Board of Elders or membership meeting, respectively, and shall not serve two consecutive years. 
  • All nominees, members in good standing, are required to consent to being nominated and to fulfill all duties as outlined in the job description.

FUNCTIONS

Pursue and Evaluate Names for Offices

  • Pursue individuals to fill open positions of office within the church
    • Evaluate each name to be considered for each office to ensure all names are eligible for election
    • If at all possible, the committee will present multiple names for each office in a prioritized order so as they pursue individuals, if one declines they can move to the next name without conducting another meeting to gather more names

Report & Official Ballot

  • Prepare a report of its’ work and publish it at least 14 days prior to the annual meeting
  • Prepare official ballot for use at annual meeting
    • Official ballot will contain names as present for each position
    • Names presented by membership (submitted to Nominating Committee within 7 days following the publishing of the Nominating Committee’s Report) will be identified by an asterisk (*) with appropriate footnote explaining they were nominated by membership