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Nominations for the 149th Annual Convention

Nominations for elected offices to be voted upon at the 149th Annual Diocesan Convention, Feb. 3-4, 2023, must be submitted to the Secretary of Convention no later than noon on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022 in order to be assured inclusion in the pre-Convention packets supplied to deputies.

Late nominations will be accepted through noon on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. Late nominations will be included in the Convention packets supplied to deputies at the time of Registration at the Convention.

For a list of diocesan committees seeking qualified candidates, see Offices for Election.


Candidate Information
This information will be published prior to any pre-convention meetings in The VOICE Online, on the diocesan website and in Convention materials.
Briefly, 1) list your past and present experience (congregation and/or diocesan leadership, professional and civic experience) that highlights the skills you bring to this position, and 2) give a personal statement explaining why you seek the office.

Canon 2(6) Compliance
No person shall be eligible for election to any office at Convention, nor shall any person elected by Districts, or appointed to serve on Diocesan Council or other Diocesan Standing Committees, Commissions or Boards accede to that office, unless that person shall have first completed or arranged for the completion of anti-racism dialogues and anti-sexism training as approved by the Bishop after consultation with the Diocesan bodies responsible for each training. (Diocesan Canon 2.6)

The next Anti-Racism Dialogues are being held on three Saturdays, Nov. 5, 12 and 19, 9 AM - 12:30 PM via Zoom. Register online by 5 PM on Oct. 31.

The next Anti-Sexism Training is being held Saturday, Dec. 3, 8:30 AM - 3 PM at Episcopal House. Register online by 5 PM on Nov. 28.

You must notify the Administrator for Diocesan Ministries (rjohnson@dioceseofnewark.org) of your scheduled participation in either/both of these trainings.


Contact Information
This information is for use only by Episcopal House staff and will be kept private.

 
NOTE: After clicking Submit, you will be asked to upload a headshot to accompany your Convention Nomination entry.