Be it resolved that this Council of General Synod extend to The Episcopal Church President of the General Convention House of Deputies, Mrs. Bonnie Anderson, greetings, best wishes, blessing, and assurance of our prayers for her as she prepares for the upcoming General Convention of the Episcopal Church and then for her retirement as President of the House of Deputies at the conclusion of the Convention in July. We give thanks for the partnership between our Churches and for Bonnie’s faithful leadership at all levels within the Episcopal Church.
The Prolocutor, Ms. Cynthia Haines-Turner, reported the results of the four email ballots conducted since the November 2016 meeting.
On April 20, 2017, the CoGS Nominating Committee called for nominations to fill the role of CoGS partner on the Episcopal Church (TEC) Executive Council. Ms. Melanie Delva resigned from this role and as a member of CoGS upon appointment as the Reconciliation Animator for General Synod. Nominations were due to the Chair of the Nominating Committee, the Rev. Dr. Lynne McNaughton, by Tuesday, May 2, 2017. CoGS was informed there needed to be an e-election. The election was conducted through Survey Monkey and the Rev. Canon David Burrows was elected as the CoGS partner on TEC.
E-ballots distributed via Survey Monkey: May 3, 2017