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RESOLUTIONS : STRUCTURES WORKING GROUP #029-12-13-03 : Amendment to Section 39 of the Constitution

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official10416
Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 21-03-13
Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 21-03-13
Mover
The Most Rev. Colin Johnson
Seconder
Chancellor David Jones
Prologue
The following resolutions were introduced by Archbishop Johnson.
Text
That this Council of General Synod recommend to General Synod that Section 39 of the Constitution be amended to read as follows:
VIII. Committees
39A. Standing Committees
a) There shall be the following Standing Committees of the General Synod:
-- i) The Pension Committee, which shall be constituted as prescribed in Canon VIII, and
-- ii) The Financial Management Committee, which shall consist of seven members:
--- a) four of which shall be elected by the General Synod, at least one of whom shall be a member of the Council of the General Synod,
--- b) three members shall be appointed by the Primate
--- c) one of the members shall be a member of the Resources for Mission Coordinating Committee.
b) In nomination of persons to be elected or appointed to Standing Committees, geographic representation, expertise, experience and commitment to the ongoing life of the committee shall be the principal criteria. Consideration shall also be given to reflecting the diverse groups and individuals within the church and society. Consideration may be given to representation from churches in full communion with The Anglican Church of Canada.
c) Normally, a person who was a member of a Standing Committee for the two immediately preceding terms will not be elected or appointed to that committee.
d) The Primate, Prolocutor and Deputy Prolocutor may appoint the chair of each standing committee from among the members of the committee.
e) At least 30 days before a regular session of the General Synod, each Standing Committee shall submit to the General Synod Nominating Committee the names of persons to be considered for nomination for membership of the committee for its next term.
f) Each Standing Committee shall report to the General Synod and regularly to the Council of General Synod.
39B. Coordinating Committees
a) There shall be the following Coordinating Committees of the General Synod:
- i) Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee
- ii) Partners in Mission and Ecojustice Committee
- iii) Resources for Mission Committee
- iv) Communications and Information Resources Committee
- v) Anglican Journal Committee.
b) Within its terms of reference and subject to available financial resources and the priorities established by the Council of General Synod, the function of a Coordinating Committee is to co-ordinate and oversee the work which will be performed by staff members, task forces, working groups, or commissions.
c) Each Coordinating Committee shall consist of:
-- i) three members elected by the General Synod
-- ii) at least two members appointed by the Primate,
provided that at least one member shall be a member of the Council of General Synod.
d) The Primate, Prolocutor and Deputy Prolocutor may appoint the chair of each Coordinating Committee from among the members of the committee.
e) In nomination of persons to be elected or appointed to Coordinating Committees, geographic representation, expertise, experience and commitment to the ongoing life of the committee shall be the principal criteria. Consideration shall also be given to reflecting the diverse groups and individuals within the church and society. Consideration may be given to representation from churches in full communion with The Anglican Church of Canada.
f) Normally, a person who was a member of a Co-ordinating Committee for the two immediately preceding terms will not be elected or appointed to that committee.
g) The Council of General Synod may adopt or amend terms of reference for a Co-ordinating Committee; may create additional Co-ordinating Committees; and may divide or amalgamate existing Co-ordinating Committees; all of which shall be subject to confirmation by the General Synod at its next regular session. The terms of reference of each Co-ordinating Committee shall be printed in the Appendices of the Handbook of the General Synod.
h) At least 30 days before a regular session of the General Synod, each Coordinating Committee shall submit to the General Synod Nominating Committee the names of persons to be considered for nomination for membership of the committee for its next term.
i) Each Co-ordinating Committee shall report to the General Synod and regularly to the Council of General Synod.
and that additional changes which refer to these committees be approved in the related sections of the Handbook.
ADOPTED #21-03-13
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution
Anglican Church of Canada - Committees
Anglican Church of Canada - Committees - Membership
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RESOLUTIONS : STRUCTURES WORKING GROUP #029-12-13-03 : Combined Meeting in Fall 2013 for COGS and Co-ordinating Committees

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official10414
Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 22-03-13
Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 22-03-13
Mover
The Most Rev. Colin Johnson
Seconder
Mrs. Susan Winn
Prologue
The following resolutions were introduced by Archbishop Johnson.
Moved by: The Most Rev. Colin Johnson
Seconded by: Mrs. Susan Winn
That the members of the Co-ordinating Committees meet in conjunction with the Fall 2013 meeting of the Council of General Synod.
Amendment
Moved by: Ms. Cynthia Haines-Turner
Seconded by: Ms. Debbie Gibbons
That the word “Chairs” replace the word ‘members’.
Lengthy discussion ensued and the Council agreed to defer this item until later in the meeting. [See page 35 [sic i.e. page 34]]
Council returned to the following deferred resolution and proposed amendment. It was agreed that, as there was no consensus for the amendment (i.e. to replace the word ‘members’ with ‘chairs’), the original motion would be presented.
Text
That the members of the Coordinating Committees meet in conjunction with the Fall 2013 meeting of the Council of General Synod.
ADOPTED #22-03-13
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod - Meetings
Anglican Church of Canada - Committees
Meetings - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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RESOLUTIONS : STRUCTURES WORKING GROUP #029-12-13-03 : Principle that some of General Synod’s work be done by other groups

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official10409
Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 15-03-13
Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 15-03-13
Mover
The Most Rev. Colin Johnson
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. James Cowan
Prologue
The following resolutions were introduced by Archbishop Johnson.
Text
That this Council of General Synod affirm the principle that more of the work of the General Synod should be done by taskforces, working groups and commissions.
ADOPTED #15-03-13
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Structures Working Group
Anglican Church of Canada - Structure
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Committees
Anglican Church of Canada - Committees
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VISION 2019 IMPLEMENTATION TEAM #028-09-12-05 : Reports to COGS and General Synod

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9897
Date
2012 May 24-27
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 12-05-12
Date
2012 May 24-27
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 12-05-12
Mover
Ms. Cynthia Haines-Turner
Seconder
The Ven. Dr. Lynne McNaughton
Prologue
Archdeacon Peter John Hobbs presented the report of the Vision 2019 Implementation Team and introduced the resolution.
Text
That the Council of General Synod request all committees, councils and boards, when reporting to the Council of General Synod and/or General Synod, to frame the report using the priorities and practices of Vision 2019 to describe their work, and in addition, respond to the following question: Do you have further observations regarding Vision 2019 as it relates to your work ?
Friendly Amendment - The mover and seconder agreed to replace the word “request” with the word “direct”.
The motion now reads:
That the Council of General Synod direct all committees, councils and boards, when reporting to the Council of General Synod and/or General Synod, to frame the report using the priorities and practices of Vision 2019 to describe their work, and in addition, respond to the following question: Do you have further observations regarding Vision 2019 as it relates to your work?
ADOPTED #12-05-12
Subjects
Vision 2019
Anglican Church of Canada - Committees
Anglican Church of Canada. Vision 2019 Implementation Team
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