A031: GWG-9 Providing for COGS to meet by video and telephone conference (carried)
Governance Working Group – 9
Subject: Providing for COGS to meet by video and telephone conference
Moved by Mr. David Jones, Diocese of Edmonton
Seconded by The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley, Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Be it resolved by this General Synod that section 35 of the Constitution be amended to add the following:
c.1) Meetings of the Council of General Synod need not be in-person; some or all of the members may participate in meetings by telephone, video or other electronic means.
EXPLANATORY NOTE/BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The purpose of this resolution is to permit participation in meetings of COGS by telephone, video or other electronic means.
PROCEDURE REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION
In accordance with section 11(b) of the Declaration of Principles, this resolution must be approved by two-thirds majority in each Order voting at one session of General Synod.