Four clergy persons and four lay persons, to be elected as Deputies, and four clergy persons and four lay persons to be elected as Alternate Deputies. All nominees must be confirmed communicants in good standing. Retiring incumbents The Revs. Scott Brown, Ripp Hardaway, Lisa Mason, David Read, Jennifer Brooke-Davidson, Paul Frey, Ben Nelson, Joann Saylors, and Mrs. Alice Ann Fischer, Ms. Carrie Guerra, Mrs. Kelley Kimble, Mr. Rob Schneider, Mr. Roger Grapham, Mrs. Sharon Neukam, Mr. John Warren and Mrs. Jennifer Wickham are eligible.
Description of duties: As voting representatives of the diocese attend General Convention in the summer of 2018.
Constitution and Canons of the General Convention
Title I, Canon 1, Section 4
(a) All jurisdictions of this Church entitled by the Constitution or Canons to choose Deputies to the General Convention shall be required to do so no later than twelve months preceding the opening date of the General Convention for which they are chosen. Deputies of jurisdictions failing so to elect may not be seated unless permitted by ruling of the Presiding Officer.
(b) It shall be the duty of each seated Deputy to communicate to the electing jurisdiction the actions taken and the positions established by the General Convention.
(c) It shall be the responsibility of each Diocese to provide a forum in which the Deputies to the General Convention from that jurisdiction have opportunity to report.
Also see (On dwtx.org):
- Canon 9, Section 4 – Constitution and Canons of the Diocese of West Texas
DEPUTIES & ALTERNATE DEPUTIES TO GENERAL CONVENTION 2015
|Current Members||Church||Position & Term ends|
|The Rev. Scott Brown||St. Alban’s, Harlingen||Deputy 2017|
|Mrs. Alice Ann Fischer||Good Shepherd, Corpus Christi||Deputy 2017|
|Ms. Carrie Guerra||St. John’s, McAllen||Deputy 2017|
|The Rev. Ripp Hardaway||St. John’s, New Braunfels||Deputy 2017|
|Mrs. Kelley Kimble||St. Philip’s, Uvalde||Deputy 2017|
|The Rev. Lisa Mason||St. David’s, San Antonio||Deputy 2017|
|The Rev. David Read||St. Luke’s, San Antonio||Deputy 2017|
|Mr. Rob Schneider||Holy Spirit, Dripping Springs||Deputy 2017|
|The Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson||St. Elizabeth’s, Buda||Alternate 2017|
|The Rev. Paul Frey||Christ Church, Laredo||Alternate 2017|
|Mr. Roger Graham||St. Andrew’s, San Antonio||Alternate 2017|
|The Rev. Ben Nelson||St. Mark’s, San Marcos||Alternate 2017|
|Mrs. Sharon Neukam||St. Stephen’s, Wimberley||Alternate 2017|
|The Rev. Joann Saylors||The Diocese of West Texas||Alternate 2017|
|Mr. John Warren||Good Shepherd, Corpus Christi||Alternate 2017|
|Mrs. Jennifer Wickham||All Saints, Corpus Christi||Alternate 2017|
2017 Nominees listed below. Download here.
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