Standing Committee

The Standing Committee is the only diocesan body whose existence is mandated by the Constitution of the national church.  Among other duties, when a diocese has no bishop in authority, the Standing Committee becomes the ecclesiastical authority of the diocese. 

Officers and Members

Standing Committee officers:

The Rev. Shelley Denney (2020), President

The Rev. Katherine Doar (2021), Vice-President

The Rev. Rob Keim (2019), Secretary

Standing Committee members:

The Rev. Rob Fisher (2022) Liaison to COM

Ms. Liz Frost (2020)

Mr. John Melvin (2021), Liaison to Board of Trustees

Mr. Steve Pearson (2022), Liaison to Electing Convention Committee

Mr. Ernst Rosenthal (2019)

 

Standing Committee Minutes 2018

July 2018 Minutes of the Standing Committee DRAFT

May 2018 Minutes of the Standing Committee

April 2018 Minutes of the Standing Committee

February 2018 Minutes of the Standing Committee

January 2018 Minutes of the Standing Committee

Learn more about the origins and purpose of the Standing Committee with the following articles.

Origins of Standing Committees
White paper by The Rev. Samuel Garrett

The Role of the Standing Committee
White paper by Dr. Gordon Gritter

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