The Council for World Mission Assembly that was scheduled to take place in June 2020 was postponed to June 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, member churches, through their appointed delegates, will still exercise their duty to elect the Boards of Directors and Trustees as scheduled. Between 27 May and 17 June 2020, member church delegates will participate in the election via email electronic voting, presided by the Nominations Committee (“NC”). The newly elected Directors and Trustees will be affirmed at the Annual General Meeting (Annual Members Meeting) on 18 June 2020.
Getting to know the nominees
|Nominees for Moderator and Treasurer||
|Nominees for Directors and Trustees||
(three per region)
The voting process will be led by the Nominations Committee and supported by the General Secretary, Rev Dr Collin Cowan, and the Executive Secretary, Ms Joreen Wun. The delegates will receive a voting slip via email. All voting slips will be verified by Nominations Committee. Additionally, the Chair of the NC will automatically receive a copy of each email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The voting will take place on the days listed below from 6am to 6pm in the delegate’s local time.
|8 May||Deadline for receiving nominations for Moderator and Treasurer|
|20 May||Voting delegates receive their voting slips, instructions and list of candidates.|
|27 May||Vote for Moderator
|1 June||Vote for Treasurer
|15 June||Vote for Board of Directors of Council for World Mission Ltd|
|17 June||Vote for
|18 June||The Chair of the NC will present the newly elected Directors and Trustees at the Annual General Meeting (Annual Members Meeting) held electronically.|
Please note: Since the Moderator and the Treasurer cannot come from the same region, Once the Chair of the Nominations Committee (NC) announces the Moderator, any candidates for Treasurer who come from the Moderator’s region will be advised to withdraw their candidacy.
Distribution of voting slips
Voting slips will be printed with serial numbers but distributed randomly.
Confidentiality of votes
Identities of voters will be withheld to ensure confidentiality.