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<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-weight:bold'>Duties Of
The Nominating Committee</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Approved at October 2006
Business Meeting</span></font></p>

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12.0pt'>�</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>The Nominating Committee will nominate Officers of the Meeting, the
Clerk of Ministry and Oversight and the members of M &amp; O, Meeting
representatives to IMYM committees and the Meeting�s Joint Service
Representative,.� Those nominations will be given a first reading at Business
Meeting, followed by a month of thoughtful consideration, and then a second
reading.� Nominees will assume their office upon the second reading.� M &amp; O
members serve staggered two-year terms.</span></font></p>

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12.0pt'>�</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>The Nominating Committee will confer with clerks of standing committees
to find out who is willing to remain on each committee. The Nominating
Committee will nominate first conveners for each of the meeting�s standing
committees, and report such nominations to Business Meeting.� There will be no
further formal acceptance process. First conveners and members of the committee
agreeing to continue service will undertake to secure additional members for
their committee with the assistance of the Nominating Committee.� Nominees in
this category will serve one-year terms.� Committees will report changes in
their committee membership through their monthly report to Business Meeting.�
All standing committees (except M &amp; O) are open to anyone who wishes to
join at any time.</span></font></p>

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12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>Business Meeting will appoint members to ad hoc committees.� Nominating
Committee will be asked to fill Officer, IMYM, AFSC and M &amp; O vacancies as
they occur during the year.</span></font></p>

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12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>The nomination process will be considered closed as of June of each
year (excepting vacancies as described above).� After nominations close in
June, the Nominating Committee will name a Naming Committee to be accepted by
Business Meeting after a first and second reading.� The Naming Committee will
name the next year�s Nominating Committee by February each year.� </span></font></p>

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12.0pt'>�</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>Meeting suggests the Nominating Committee begin the nominating process
with general encouragement to consider service to the meeting and a request
that interested people contact the Nominating Committee.� Next (ideally) each
member and attender might receive a call or an email, with specific suggestions
as to work they might consider.� A follow-up call might come next. Lastly, if
positions remain unfilled, a request to give specific service could be made. In
short, the process should be combination of all the above approaches to
gathering nominees.</span></font></p>

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12.0pt'>�</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>Meeting requests that the Nominating Committee make an effort during
its process to contact all meeting members and attenders. Meeting believes that
this contact is essential to maintaining active members and attenders.</span></font></p>

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