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¶420 COMMITTEES OF THE GENERAL CONFERENCE: Standing Board and Committees

2.      Standing Board and Committees 

The general conference shall elect, according to the principles outlined in ¶420.2.6, the following standing board and committees that will serve from the end of the session until the end of the next regular session. No person may serve on more than one standing board or committee.  These leaders in the conference shall meet the leadership qualifications of ¶630.3.3

2.1    Board of Administration

The general conference shall elect a board of administration of 10 members. Membership should include equal ministerial and lay representation; Ministerial representation can include Commissioned Ministers up to a maximum one-third of the ministerial members.  Recognizing the importance of diversity, we will pursue a balanced board that reflects the age, gender, geography, race and ethnicity of the FMCIC. The functions and authority of the board of administration are defined in ¶425.2.

2.2    Ministerial Education Guidance and Placement (MEGaP) Committee

The general conference shall elect a MEGaP committee of up to 34 members, with equal ministerial and lay representation. Ministerial representation can include Commissioned Ministers up to a maximum one-third of the ministerial members.  The committee shall be composed of two or more sub-committees to serve in the various geographical areas of the Canadian church. The members shall be persons of spiritual depth and wisdom competent to work with all candidates for the ministry.  The functions and authority of MEGaP are defined in ¶430.2.

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