With divine assistance, the Nominating Council brings Friends with needed gifts and skills into service for the yearly meeting’s primary structures and roles. The council identifies yearly meeting officers, members of the councils, representatives to outside groups and ad hoc structures, and brings their names forward for approval by the yearly meeting in session. Nominating Council shall have up to 20 members. Each of the 13 quarterly meetings shall appoint one member. In addition, up to 7 at-large members shall be appointed by the yearly meeting in session after nominations from a naming committee appointed by the Administrative Council. The naming committee of the Administrative Council names the clerk of Nominating Council which requires approval by the yearly meeting. Members may serve two consecutive three-year terms.