Article 14 - Executive Committee

  1. The Executive Committee shall consist of up to thirty-one (31) persons who are members of the Seventhday Adventist Church within this Union Conference. They shall comprise the Executive Officers of this Union Conference, the presidents of local conferences and missions, up to three (3) departmental directors of this Union Conference, the managers or heads of Union institutions, the Newbold College principal, the chief editor of the official church paper of this Union Conference, and at least fourteen (14) elective members. At least nine (9) of whom shall be lay persons, and four (4) field pastors as may be voted at the Union Session, subject to Article 18 (b).

  2. Subject to Article 19 below the Executive Committee may delegate any of its functions to sub-committees consisting of three (3) or more persons appointed by them, but at least one (1) member of every subcommittee must be an Executive Committee member and all proceedings of sub-committees must be reported promptly to the Executive Committee.

  3. Subject to Article 19 below the Executive Committee may appoint committees consisting of three (3) or more persons to advise it on any matter and may authorise them to co-opt non-voting members: all recommendations of such committees must be reported promptly to the Executive Committee for its consideration and decision.

Article 13 - Appointments | Article 15 - Authority of Executive Committee 

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  1. Article 1 - Name
  2. Article 2 - Territory
  3. Article 3 - Purpose
  4. Article 4 - Membership of Union Conference
  5. Article 5 - Sessions
  6. Article 6 - Delegates to Session
  7. Article 7 - Voting
  8. Article 8 - Authority of Session
  9. Article 9 - Session Committees
  10. Article 10 - Election
  11. Article 11 - Officers
  12. Article 12 - Departmental Directors
  13. Article 13 - Appointments
  14. Article 14 - Executive Committee
  15. Article 15 - Authority of Executive Committee
  16. Article 16 - Meetings and Notices
  17. Article 17 - Sources of Funds
  18. Article 18 - Application of Funds
  19. Article 19 - Budget, Salary Review & Audit
  20. Article 20 - Trustees
  21. Article 21 - Amendments
  22. Article 22 - Dissolution
 

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