Section 1. The Leadership Development Committee shall serve until the final election of the Board of Trustees. The President of the Board of Trustees shall convene the first meeting of the Leadership Development Committee to deliver the charge to the Leadership Development Committee, and answer any questions,.
Section 2. The Leadership Development Committee shall nominate the officers, members at large of the Board of Trustees, chairs of standing committees, members of the Comprehensive Long Range Planning Committee, and member-at-large of the Finance Committee.
Section 3. The Leadership Development Committee also shall nominate one active member of the congregation to the Subcommittee on Invested Funds each year. The Subcommittee on Invested Funds shall consist of three persons serving three-year staggered terms.
Section 4. The Leadership Development Committee shall publish the slate of qualified candidates 10 days prior to the General Elections annual membership meeting. The Committee shall, of possible, avoid nominating persons to a third consecutive term and shall nominate for the chairs of the committees persons who have served on those same committees for at least one year.
Section 5. Nominations for the Board of Trustees positions may be made by petition of ten (10) active members to the Clerk of the Board. This list will be published prior to the election and shall be made available at the church at least one week in advance of the General Elections annual membership meeting. Such nominations shall be included in the slate for the position to be filled.
Section 6. Nominations for any position may be made from the floor at the General Elections annual membership meeting.