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.


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