Monthly Archives: November 2015

Say Hello to the New Leadership Council!

With the voting now closed, we are pleased to announce the new Progressive Christian Alliance Leadership Council:

Chair: Rev. R. Lawton Higgs, Sr.

Co-chair: Rev. Beth Beyer Abbot

Secretary: Rev. Fred-Allen Self

Treasurer: Rev. J.T. Ramelis

Member-at-Large: Rev. Gina Pond

They will be serving a 3 year term and the handoff from the previous council will happen soon. Thank you all for your service to the PCA!

PCA Members: Vote for your next Leadership Council!

Nominations are now closed and voting has begun! Voting will close on November 24th. Please click the link below:

Leadership Council Voting

From the Leadership Council: Nominations for Leadership Council Members are Open

It is that time of year to take nominations for positions on the Leadership Council. The following positions are available: Chair, Co-chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Member At-large. Please, make your nominations in the comment section by naming the person and the position to which you nominate them. If you are nominated, please let us know if you accept the nomination.

We will begin nominations today and complete them on 16 November 2015.

Following are the descriptions from The Constitution and Canons for each position:

A. Council Member Election

Council members shall be elected by a majority vote of the Progressive Christian Alliance membership.

B. Leadership Council Members and Responsibilities

1. Leadership Council Members

a. Regularly attend council meetings and important related meetings via electronic means. Policy matters will be brought to the greater body within 72 hours for a vote that will be completed within five (5) business days from the
posting. Can miss no more than three consecutive meetings prior to being asked to step down by the Chair or Co-chair.

b. Makes serious commitment to participate actively in council work.

c. Volunteers forand willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.

d. Stays informed about both council and committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and
comments on minutes and reports.

e. Gets to know other members and builds a collegial working
relationship that contributes to consensus.

f. Is an active participant in the committee’s annualevaluation and planning efforts.

g. Serve a three (3) year term and may not self-succeed into same position. Cannot concurrently serve as chair of another committee, conference or auxiliary organization within the Progressive Christian Alliance.

Leadership Council Position Descriptions: 

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