Chair: Joan T. Keane

The Nominating Committee is responsible for identifying and recruiting the elected leaders of the congregation. These positions include

  • Standing Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Board of Investment
  • Treasurer
  • Clerk, Collector
  • Search Committees (as needed).

The Nominating Committee also supports any committee seeking new members or a chair, as well as works closely with the Membership Committee to identify and develop future church leaders. The Nominating Committee submits a Slate of Officers to the Clerk 21 days prior to our Annual Meeting. Candidates are elected and start their terms at June Annual Meeting

The Nominating Committee consists of five voting members. The members serve overlapping terms. The fifth member may be one of the two members finishing their terms on the Standing Committee. The fifth member will serve a one-year term. Members should be well acquainted with the congregation, have a thorough understanding of First Parish and how it operates, and be imaginative, persuasive, and discreet.