Quaker meetings function by appointing members to volunteer positions (offices) and committees. The person in the role of Clerk of Meeting position has the most central role. The Clerk chairs business meetings and handles most general communications.
The leader of each committee is called the Clerk of that committee. When the Clerk of Meeting or the Clerk of any committee’s term expires, a new clerk is appointed.
The meeting runs on a fiscal year October 1 to September 30. The Clerk of Meeting is a 3-year position. All other Clerk positions are one year.
2017-2018 Amesbury Friends Clerk Positions and Committee Members:
|Building Committee||Co-Clerks: Chaffee Monell & Kevin Greene
|Care of Meeting||Deborah Peabody|
|Clerk of Meeting||Paula Chase|
|Salem Quarter Representative||Scott Hellen|
|Correspondence Clerk||Bill Castle|
|Finance Committee||Co-Clerks: Martha Mcmanamy & Priscilla Jones
|First Day School Clerk|
|Ministry & Counsel Committee||Clerk: Tim Barash
|Peace & Social Concerns Clerk||Scott Hellen|
|Nominating Committee||Clerk: Lisa Forbush-Umholtz
|Website & Social Media||Christine Green