Committees and Clerks
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.
2018-2019 Amesbury Friends Clerk Positions and Committee Members:
Clerk: Jeremy James
|Care of Meeting||Deborah Peabody|
|Clerk of Meeting||Tim Barash|
|Salem Quarter Representative||Kathleen Stearns|
|Correspondence Clerk||Jeremy James|
|Finance Committee||Clerk: Ed Mair
|First Day School||Priscilla Jones
|Ministry & Counsel Committee||Clerk: Ted Leigh
|Peace & Social Concerns Clerk||Priscilla Jones (acting clerk)|
|Website & Social Media||Christine Green