Annual Sessions Minutes of Action for July 28, 2017

Annual Sessions

Note: The following are Minutes of Action approved at Annual Sessions on July 28, 2017. The full Minutes will be posted following the conclusion of Annual Sessions, once the clerks have compiled them.

The Nominating slate was presented by Nominating Council Clerk Melissa Rycroft (Pennsdale MM) was reviewed for approval.

Andrew Anderson (Friends of Philadelphia MM) was approved to serve as Treasurer.

The slate of Elders as presented with the Addition of Walton Burwell of Germantown MM was approved.

The slate of Administrative Council appointments was approved as presented.

The slate of Quaker Life Council appointments was approved as presented.

The nomination slate of representatives to American Friends Service Committee, Friends Committee on National Legislation, and Friends General Conference were approved as presented.

The nomination slate of representatives to our affiliated organizations Friends Fiduciary and Westtown School were approved as presented.

With great gratitude, the release of Alternate Clerk Alison Anderson was approved.

With thanks and appreciation, and some regret, the release of Recording Clerks John Lavin and Marty Smith were approved.

The release of Elder Mary Waddington was approved.

The release of Administrative Council members Fred Melroy, Joyce Moore and Tom Peterson were approved, with a correction that Tom is a member of Unami MM.

The release of friends in service as representatives to American Friends Service Committee, Friends Committee on National Legislation, and Friends General Conference was approved, with a note that Elizabeth Piersol Schmidt is a member of West Philadelphia MM (Phila. Quarter).

The proposed budget as presented by Treasurer Andrew Anderson (Friends of Philadelphia MM) and Linnell McCurry, Associate Secretary for Business and Finance was approved.