Article 9 - Session Committees
A Recommendations Committee shall be appointed for each regular session and where required for extraordinary session. It shall consist of thirteen (13) representatives from the South England Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, seven (7) representatives from the North England Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, and two (2) representatives from each Mission. The president of the Trans-European Division or his designee shall serve as chairman.
The members of the Recommendations Committee shall be appointed by their respective conference/mission delegates at least eighteen (18) weeks before the session..
The Recommendations Committee shall nominate and the delegates shall elect by postal ballot or other method, at least fourteen (14) weeks prior to the session where required:
a nominating committee which shall consist of not less than seventeen (17) and not more than twenty-one (21) members, including the president of the Trans-European Division or his designee serving as chairman;
a constitution committee which shall consist of 9-15 members;
Other committees as necessary for conducting session business.
The Nominating Committee shall meet at least twelve (12) weeks prior to the session and shall nominate executive officers, departmental directors and associates, elective members of the Executive Committee and executive officers of the Missions within this Union Conference. It shall circulate a report of these nominations to all delegates prior to the session and will meet again to hear any objections from delegates at least six (6) weeks before the session.
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- Article 1 - Name
- Article 2 - Territory
- Article 3 - Purpose
- Article 4 - Membership of Union Conference
- Article 5 - Sessions
- Article 6 - Delegates to Session
- Article 7 - Voting
- Article 8 - Authority of Session
- Article 9 - Session Committees
- Article 10 - Election
- Article 11 - Officers
- Article 12 - Departmental Directors
- Article 13 - Appointments
- Article 14 - Executive Committee
- Article 15 - Authority of Executive Committee
- Article 16 - Meetings and Notices
- Article 17 - Sources of Funds
- Article 18 - Application of Funds
- Article 19 - Budget, Salary Review & Audit
- Article 20 - Trustees
- Article 21 - Amendments
- Article 22 - Dissolution