One cleric and one lay person to be elected for a three-year term. Retiring incumbents, the Rev. Lisa Mason and Mrs. Mary Katherine Duffy are not eligible.
Description of duties: The Standing Committee meets about three times a year and serves as a Council of Advice to the diocesan bishop. Among its responsibilities are granting or withholding consents to the election of bishops throughout the Episcopal Church and interviewing seminarians and recommending to the bishop whether or not they be made candidates for ordination. The Standing Committee is composed of 6 persons, 3 clergy and 3 lay. In the event that the office of bishop is vacant, the Standing Committee serves as the Ecclesiastical authority for the diocese. Persons serving on the Standing Committee should be familiar with the Constitution and Canons, aware of issues in the wider Anglican Communion, and be persons who are willing to undertake a wide range of leadership needs and discernment.
Description of Duties (On dwtx.org):
- Article IV – Constitution & Canons of the General Convention
- Article V, Canon 3 – Constitution & Canons of the Diocese of West Texas
|Current Members||Church||Term ends|
|The Rev. Paul Frey||Christ Church, Laredo||2020|
|Mr. Curt Mowen||St. Luke’s, San Antonio||2020|
|The Rev. Michael Marsh||St. Philip’s, Uvalde||2019|
|Mrs. Elizabeth Nisbet||Good Shepherd, Corpus Christi||2019|
|* The Rev. Lisa Mason||St. David’s, San Antonio||2018|
|* Mrs. Mary Katherine Duffy||St. Alban’s, Harlingen||2018|
* Incumbents are not eligible for re-election
2018 Nominees listed below. Download here.
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The nomination information packet e-mailed to clergy and wardens in August 2017 along with the full Nomination Committee Report 2018 is available on the Nomination page.