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.

2017-2018 Amesbury Friends Clerk Positions and Committee Members:

Archivist Ed Mair
Building Committee Co-Clerks: Chaffee Monell & Kevin Greene
Annie Rewcastle
John Monroe
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
Joanne Megna-Wallace
Paula Chase
Annie Rewcastle
First Day School Clerk
Ministry & Counsel Committee Clerk: Tim Barash
Ted Leigh
Jeanne Smith
Annie Rewcastle
Paula Chase
Peace & Social Concerns Clerk Scott Hellen
Recorder Edith Maxwell
Treasurer Joanne Megna-Wallace
Nominating Committee Clerk: Lisa Forbush-Umholtz
Priscilla Jones
Sarah Ward
 Website & Social Media Christine Green
Edith Maxwell