Diocesan Administrator, the Very Rev. Alex Meek, convened the first meeting the Diocesan Search Committee soon after its creation at the March 18, 2021 Executive Council meeting.
At its first meeting, the search committee elected a chair (the Rev. Canon Chelsy Bouwman), appointed a secretary (Canon Barbara Burrows), and decided a timeline and procedures for its various tasks, according to Provincial Canon 9.09. This year all meetings will be held virtually.
From that point on, the search committee has four main functions:
Throughout the process the Committee maintains a close liaison with the Metropolitan, the Administrator and the Diocesan Chancellor.