Nominations

Mandate

The committee finds and recommends good people to fill the many volunteer positions that are part of church life. This includes positions in Regional governance, and on specific groups with short term goals and mandates.

Are you called to serve? Get in touch!

Scroll down the page to see the latest opportunities, and please share them widely. The Nominations Committee uses this private form to accept names and details. It covers all open opportunities, including GC45 Commissioners. The form is housed on a separate website and a new tab will open. The form can stay open as long as you like, but you cannot save the form and come back to it. So please have information ready: for example, the position or responsibility you’re interested in, information about yourself, and, if possible, the names of one or two people you have discerned with as you consider your call.

If you have difficulty using forms, please call 306-704-0181, and staff can put you in touch with the committee convenors.

Committee Members

Membership includes:
A convenor or co-convenors, and 4 to 6 elected members representing as much diversity as possible.
Convenor:        VACANT
Member:          Yvonne Terry
Member:          Jeanette Warrian
Member:          Jordan Cantwell
Member:          Nobuko Iwai
Member:          VACANT

Responsibilities

  • The nominations committee gathers a slate of nominations for the officers of the region council and its executive, commissions, committees, task groups, steering committees, teams or other bodies as determined by the regional council (Manual C 3.2) for presentation to the regional council gathering.
  • It also provides nominations for unexpected vacancies or new positions which occur during the year.
  • In the year prior to General Council, the committee will widely call for expressions of interest for commissioners to General Council then produce a slate of commissioners to present to the annual meeting.

 

Nominations opportunities and news

Regional Council Meeting 2024

The 2024 Living Skies Regional Gathering will be held 13-15 June 2024 at the Saskatoon Travelodge hotel and conference centre. Sunday June 16 our service of praise will be held at Knox United Church, Saskatoon. See all details under Governance/ Regional Gathering.

United Church News

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