Wesleyan General Conference 2012 | Seventh Legislative Session

6.5.2012 — Leave a comment

7-9PM

Inspirational Moments – Honoring Retiring General

photo courtesy of @GenCon2012

Superintendents and General Officers


Reading of nominees from caucuses for GBA members
North Central:
Ministerial –
Kyle Ray
Steve DeNeff
Mark Wilson
Lay –
Martha Blackburn
Karl Shepherd
Denise Schmidt(?)
ELECTED by audible vote

Western Area
Ministerial –
Larry Salaway
Steven Babby
Isaac Smith
Lay –
Roger Metcalf
Anne Regea
Andrea Sepeday(?)
ELECTED (audibly)

NORTHEASTERN
HC Wilson
Harry Wood
Anthony Graham
Lay –
Phillip Ferrel(?)
Betty Wetherbee
David Babb
???
ELECTED (audibly)

SOUTHERN AREA
Ministerial –
Kevin Myers
Bob Black
Dan Leroy

Lay –
Charles Joyner
Sue Rickman
Dan Gentry
ELECTED (audibly)


MEMORIAL 220 – DIVERSIFICATION OF MEMBERSHIP ON THE DISTRICT BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

Amendment to the language.
VOTE for approving the amendment:
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
2. 220
1. 96
Amendment FAILS.

Further discussion.

Voting on memorial 220
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 267
2. 55
MEMORIAL PASSES.


MEMORIAL 225 – District church government – Elections of District Personnel
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

VOTE on Memorial 225
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 311
2. 4
PASSED.


MEMORIAL 235 – DISTRICT CHURCH GOVERNMENT – Three-Year Term for District Board of Administration
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

VOTE on MEMORIAL 235
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS
1. 289
2. 31
MEMORIAL PASSES.


MEMORIAL 236 – DISTRICT CHURCH GOVERNMENT – Term Limits for District Board of Administration
Not recommended.


MEMORIAL 260 – DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION – District Superintendent
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

Amend to change language slightly.
“appoint another to do so” (instead of an assistant DS) in sub-20.
Audible vote carries this amendment.

Another amendment to the language.
Audible vote DENIES the amendment.

Another motion to amend the language.
“another district leader…” in sub-20
Audible vote carries this amendment.

VOTE TO APPROVE AMENDED MEMORIAL 260.
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 300
2. 21
MEMORIAL PASSES.


MEMORIAL 264 – TRANSITION PERIOD FOR NEWLY ELECTED DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENTS
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

VOTE on Memorial 264
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 325
2. 8
MEMORIAL PASSES.


MEMORIAL 266 – INTERIM DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

VOTE:
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS
1. 319
2. ??
MEMORIAL PASSES.


MEMORIAL 270 – DISTRICT BUILDING COMMITTEE – Removal of Ordained Minister Requirement
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

Amendment on language.
Carries by audible vote.

VOTE on amended memorial.
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 304
2. 31
PASSES.


MEMORIAL 300 – Change of Voting and Non-voting Delegates to General Conference
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

Vote on the memorial.
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 312
2. 8
PASSES.


MEMORIAL 302 – GENERAL CONFERENCE – Nonvoting Members
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

Vote on Memorial 302.
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 319
2. 7
PASSED.


MEMORIAL 304 – GENERAL CHURCH GOVERNMENT – Provision for General Conference President, General Board Vice-Chair and Executive Board Vice-Chair in the Absence of the General Superintendent
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

Vote on memorial 304
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 316
2. 10
PASSES.


MEMORIAL 305 – GENERAL CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

VOTE on MEMORIAL 305
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 310
2. 8
MEMORIAL PASSES.


Motion from the floor for motion 304 to be immediately implemented.
Seconded.
VOTE:
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 303
2. 10
PASSES.


MEMORIAL 306 – NOMINATIONS FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

VOTE on MEMORIAL 306
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 310
2. 19
PASSES.


Motion from the floor to implement #306 immediately.
Seconded.
VOTE (audible) CARRIES.


MEMORIAL 307 – GENERAL CONFERENCE – Editing Committee Authority
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

VOTE on MEMORIAL 307
1. YES
2. NO
RESULTS:
1. 306
2. 8
MEMORIAL PASSES.


Motion from the floor to cease reading of ‘rationale’ and only read the ‘resolves’.
Support
MOTION CARRIES by audible vote.


Motion from the floor to immediately implement #307
Motion carries by audible vote.


MEMORIAL 308 – NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT
Memorial link here.

Discussion:

Amendment on language.
“GBA provide 2 or more…”
Discussion on the amendment..
VOTE on the Amendment
AMENDMENT FAILS.

Another amendment to change the language.

A substitute motion is on the floor.
We will pick it up first thing in the morning.


RECESS until TOMORROW MORNING AT 8:30AM