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Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates

Date 04 May 1996 20:38:40


95415         Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates  
                      for Committee Openings 
                      by Jerry L. Van Marter 
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The General Assembly Nominating Committee (GANC) is 
seeking candidates to fill 44 at-large vacancies on General Assembly-level 
     The committee will also be filling nine new vacancies through its 
rotation process for synod and presbytery representation. 
     At its Oct. 26-27 meeting here, the committee voted to recommend that 
49 currently serving entity members be reelected to an additional 
three-year term. 
     The GANC's full slate of nominees will be presented to the 208th 
General Assembly (1996) in Albuquerque for election.  The committee accepts 
endorsements from individuals (including self-endorsements), sessions, 
presbyteries, synods and other Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-related 
     No person may be considered for nomination unless an "Endorsement for 
Nomination" form has been received by the GANC.  Forms and other 
information about the nominating process are available from GANC 
coordinator Sue Whitford, 100 Witherspoon Street, Louisville, KY 40202. 
Her phone number is (502) 569-5406. 
     At-large vacancies include: 
     Advisory Committee on Church Property: 1 
     Advisory Committee on the Constitution: 1 
     Board of Pensions: 5 
     National Council of Presbyterian Men: 3 (must be ministers) 
     Committee for the Presbyterian Historical Society: 5 
     Presbyterian Publishing Corporation Board of Directors: 1 
     Committee on Representation: 3 (one each from the synods of Covenant, 
Living Waters       and South Atlantic) 
     Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy: 2 
     Committee on the Office of the General Assembly: 3 
     Presbyterian Committee on the Self Development of People: 4 
     Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Foundation: 8 
     Presbyteries' Cooperative Committee on Examination of Candidates: 1 
     Committee on Theological Education: 1 
     Presbyterian Council for Chaplains and Military Personnel: 3   

For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
  Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
  phone 502-569-5504            fax 502-569-8073  
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