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Division of Finance and Administration

 

Mandate:
To provide leadership and guidance within the bounds of Region 15 and its Communities of Faith in its mission, finance and administration.

 

Membership:

  • Chair
  • Secretary (at the discretion of the Chair)
  • Chair, Financial Accountability and Investment Committee
  • Co-Chair, Financial Accountability and Investment Committee
  • Chair, Property Committee
  • Chair, Incorporated Ministries Committee
  • Chair Archives, Records and History Committee
  • Executive Minister – Staff Support

 

Duties:

  • ensure consultation between the Committees of the Division
  • make recommendations to the Regional Executive on all financial and administrative issues
  • prepare and recommend budgets
  • approve Mission Support Grants
  • administer trust funds of the Region according to the terms specified in the bequests and gifts
  • recommend to Regional Executive policy changes and suggestions dealing with financial matters
  • keep an accurate record of the Region’s financial position
  • arrange an annual audit
  • make recommendations on additional regional assessments to carry out additional work
  • create working groups where needed for the functioning of the committee/Division

 

Skills/Experiences:
The following skills are desired for members of the Division of Finance and Administration:

  • working knowledge of financial matters
  • a sense of the mission of the Church and how Finance can facilitate that mission

 

Accountability/Reporting:
Reporting to the Regional Council and Regional Executive on a regular basis. (As often as needed or required.)

 

Powers: 
Must refer decisions to the Regional Executive except the following:

  • any expenditure within the approved budget
  • Mission Support Grants
  • Trust Fund administration within specified terms
  • Auditors
  • Community of Faith requests for Grants and Loans within established parameters

 

Archives, Records, and History Committee

Financial Accountability and Investment

Incorporated Ministries Committee

Property Committee

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