Coordinating Council has approved a timeline for the Episcopal Election and summons an extraordinary session of the Assembly.   The election of the first Bishop for the Territory of the People is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2020 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Kamloops.

Parishes and Electoral Assembly Delegates were sent information on October 8, 2019 about the Electoral Assembly along with the Call for Nominations which has been issued by the Electoral Committee. 

Territory Policy 1.1: Nominating and Electoral Procedure for the Election of a Bishop for the Territory of the People Anglican Church outlines the process for the Election of a Bishop for the Territory of the People.

Documents for Your Information and Interest:
Call for Nominations
Nomination Form
Episcopal Election Timeline

NOMINATION FORMS MUST BE RECEIVEDBY EMAIL (territoryelection@gmail.com) BY THE ELECTORAL COMMITTEE ON OR BEFORE MIDNIGHT PDT ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019.

Assembly Delegates:an email will be circulated in the upcoming weeks with more details about the Assembly, a draft agenda, Assembly registration form and accommodation information.

The Electoral Committee includes the following people:  
Suzanne Jackson, Counsel to the Bishop
Dwight Oatway, Financial Officer
Denise Boulanger, Lay Secretary
The Rev. Canon Len Fraser, Clergy Secretary
The Very Rev. Ken Gray, Member at Large
Ken Ponsford, Member at Large
Marlena Anderson, Member at Large
Brenda Munroe, Member at Large
Amy Charlie, Pastoral Elder
Melissa Green, Chair 
Angus Muir, Liaison for Indigenous members (non-voting)

If you require further information on the nomination or electoral process, please contact Melissa Green, Chair of the Electoral Commitee at territoryelection@gmail.com or 250-682-4866. 

If you require further information on Electoral Assembly Registration, contact Margaret Mitchell by phone at (778) 471-5573 or by email at office@territory.anglican.ca