A034: Constitution — adding two ACIP nominees to the Council of the General Synod (carried)
Subject: Constitution — adding two ACIP nominees to the Council of the General Synod
Moved by: Chancellor Ronald Stevenson, Diocese of Fredericton
Seconded by :Archdeacon Harry Huskins, Diocese of Algoma
Be it resolved that this General Synod:
1) amend section 33 a) of the Constitution of the General Synod by adding a new subsection viii) as follows:
viii) two members who may, but need not be, members of the General Synod, nominated by the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples and elected by the General Synod; and
2) amend section 33 f) of the Constitution by adding a new subsection iv) as follows:
iv) in the case of a member elected under the provisions of subsection 33 a) viii), be filled by the Prolocutor, in consultation with the Chair or Co-chairs of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples.
Source: Council of General Synod
Submitted by: the Acting General Secretary
Does this motion contain within it any financial implications? Yes __ No x
If yes, has the General Synod Expenditures Committee considered the implications? Yes __ No __
EXPLANATORY NOTE/BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
For several years the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples has been represented at meetings of the Council of the General Synod by two ‘partners’ who have had voice but no vote. The Council of the General Synod recommends that ACIP nominate two persons for election by the General Synod to its Council. The members so elected will be voting members of the Council.
PROCEDURE REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION:
This resolution must be passed by a two-thirds majority in each Order at this session of the General Synod.