146th Convention Recap

Canonical change

The convention voted overwhelming (96% for, 6% against) to adopt changes to our canons that will allow Southern Ohio to join a regional compact of dioceses to form a regional disciplinary board for Title IV matters.

Resolutions

The convention considered four resolutions, from holding an online convention to advocating for political non-violence.

R2020-01: Resolution for a Virtual Convention – PASSED
R2020-02: Mission Share Incentive Plan – PASSED (63% for, 37% against)
R2020-03: Political Change through Non-violence – PASSED AS AMENDED (67% for, 33% against)
R2020-04: A Resolution Authorizing Diocesan Council to Respond to the Standing Committee’s Episcopal Transition Plans – PASSED (94% for, 6% against)

Elections

Several individuals were elected by convention to leadership roles within the diocese.

BUDGET COMMITTEE (LAY)
Ann Brack, Ascension & Holy Trinity, Wyoming

DIOCESAN COUNCIL (CLERGY)
The Rev. Deborah Woolsey, Good Shepherd, Athens
The Rev. Alice Connor, Edge House Campus Ministry, Cincinnati

DIOCESAN COUNCIL (LAY)
Melissa Shirley, St. Paul’s, Dayton
Kathy Mank, St. Andrew’s, Pickerington
David Thomson, Christ Church Cathedral

DISCIPLINARY BOARD (LAY) 
John Harris, St. Simon of Cyrene, Lincoln Heights

REGIONAL DISCIPLINARY BOARD
The Rev. Mary Carson, St. James, Cincinnati
Elizabeth Barker, St. Patrick’s, Dublin

STANDING COMMITTEE (CLERGY)
The Rev. Canon Scott Gunn, Forward Movement

STANDING COMMITTEE (LAY)
Barry Feist, Holy Trinity, Cincinnati

TRUSTEES OF THE DIOCESE
The Rev. Jack Koepke

PROCTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Rev. Paul Bennett, All Saints, Portsmouth

CLERGY ALTERNATE DEPUTIES TO GENERAL CONVENTION
The Rev. Jennifer Oldstone-Moore, Christ Church, Xenia
The Rev. Michelle Dayton, Trinity, Newark
The Rev. Seth Wymer, St. John’s, Lancaster and St. Paul’s, Logan