STANDING COMMITTEE NOMINATION FORM
This form is due no later than JANUARY 8, 2020

Present Membership
Harry Hall | Nativity, Dothan | 2020
Britt Landrum | Holy Cross, Pensacola | 2020
Becky Taylor-Scott | Nativity, Dothan | 2020
**The Rev. John George | Good Shepherd, Mobile | 2020
*The Rev. Cynthia Howard | St. Mary's, Andalusia | 2020

*Sally Crenshaw | Holy Trinity, Pensacola | 2021
Tim Gaston | St. Paul's, Mobile | 2021
The Rev. David Knight | St. Simon's On-the-Sound, Ft. Walton Beach | 2021
Susan Miller | St. Stephen's, Brewton | 2021
The Rev. Dr. Margaret Shepard | St. Andrew's, Panama City | 2021

June Linke | Christ Church, Pensacola | 2022
The Rev. Mary Alice Mathison | Grace and St. Thomas churches, Panama City Beach | 2022
*The Rev. Bailey Norman | Trinity, Mobile | 2022
Stuart Richeson | St. John's, Monroeville | 2022
*Cris Turnage | St. Cyprian's, Pensacola | 2022

*Rotating off at this convention with successor nominated by the bishop.
**Rotating off at this convention with successor nominated by delegates.
  • Standing Committee

    The Standing Committee is the body of lay and clergy members of the Diocese authorized by the Canons of the Episcopal Church as the Bishop’s Council of Advice; members are elected by the annual Diocesan Convention or appointed by the Bishop. The Standing Committee’s major responsibility is to serve as the Bishop’s Council of Advice; they also have responsibilities involving such varied matters as the disposition of property, the election and consecration of bishops, ecclesiastical discipline as defined in Title IV, and the approval of candidates for ordained ministry. Each year new clergy & lay members are elected / appointed to replace retiring members or vacant terms.
  • Standing Committee members should have:

    • Leadership experience within their congregations
    • A working understanding of the polity of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese
    • Good listening skills. Ability to work with others in a collaborative manner. Ability to deal with difficult and confidential matters. Prayerful presence.

  • Expectations of members:

    • Attend Standing Committee Meetings (5-6 per year scheduled on weekdays); come prepared and engage.
    • Provide liaison support to your assigned committee / commission
    • Participate in the life of the Diocese; attend Diocesan Convention and regional events
    • Support the Bishop as needed in an advisory capacity
  • Time expectations

    • About 3 hours for bi-monthly committee meetings; up to 2-3 hours a month for liaison responsibilities with other committees.
  • Person must be an elected, certified delegate to convention in order to nominate another for Standing Committee
  • (i.e. St. Mary's, Andalusia)
  • Please upload a clear headshot image of the nominee. This photo will be printed in the Convention booklet along with the nominee bio.