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Nominations for the 144th Annual Convention

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Nominations for elected offices to be voted upon at the 144th Annual Diocesan Convention, January 26-27, 2018, must be submitted to the Secretary of Convention no later than noon on Friday, December 1, 2017 in order to be assured inclusion in the pre-Convention packets given to deputies.

Late nominations will be accepted through noon on Friday, January 20, 2017. Late nominations will be included in the Convention packets distributed to deputies at the time of Registration at the Convention.

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

You may use the online nomination form below, or download the nomination form in PDF format.

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.
A full-face, well-lit headshot, as a high-resolution JPG. (It is strongly preferred that you send the original, unedited JPG file as it came off the camera – we will crop as needed.) If you have only a print photograph, it can be mailed to Diocese of Newark, attn: Secretary of Convention, 31 Mulberry Street, Newark NJ 07102.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg.
Canon 2(5) 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 training as approved by the Bishop after consultation with the Diocesan body responsible for overseeing anti-racism dialogues. (Diocesan Canon 2.5)
If scheduled for anti-racism training, please enter date:
Contact Information
This information is for use only by Episcopal House staff and will be kept private.