Administrative Council

With divine assistance the Administrative Council maintains the health and integrity of the finances, property, personnel and long-term vision of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. It ensures that resources are well managed in a sustainable manner.

Welcome to this Council

The Administrative Council holds full authority and responsibility for managing the affairs of PYM except for the authority and responsibility assigned to the Quaker Life Council or reserved to Yearly Meeting in session, the yearly meeting officers, or staff.

The Administrative Council’s authority and responsibility shall include, but not be limited to: property, finance, budget preparation, audit, investments, development, grant-making, personnel and periodic strategic planning. The Council may appoint and lay down its own committees as needed, assigning responsibilities, and appointing committee members who need not be members of the Administrative Council but are asked to do related work. The Council holds committees and other structures under its care accountable to their charge.

Get to know the members of the Administrative Council by clicking the button below.