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:

Archivist Ed Mair
Building Committee

Clerk: Jeremy James
Bill Castle
Signe Spencer
Ed Mair

Care of Meeting Deborah Peabody
Clerk of Meeting Tim Barash
Salem Quarter Representative Kathleen Stearns
Correspondence Clerk Jeremy James
Finance Committee Clerk: Ed Mair
Joanne Megna-Wallace
Tim Barash
Annie Rewcastle
First Day School Priscilla Jones
Edith Maxwell
Lisa Forbush-Umholtz
Ministry & Counsel Committee Clerk: Ted Leigh
Tim Barash
Jeanne Smith
Annie Rewcastle
Cecilia Leigh
David Moon
Peace & Social Concerns Clerk Priscilla Jones (acting clerk)
Recorder Suzanne Austin
Treasurer Joanne Megna-Wallace
Nominating Committee Members:
Edith Maxwell
Suzanne Austin
Carolyn Moore
 Website & Social Media Christine Green
Edith Maxwell