Agencies & Commissions, Affiliate Ministries & Associations

Description

The Committee for Agencies & Commissions, Affiliate Ministries & Associations is the Assembly’s oversight body with respect to its official relationships. It is responsible for reviewing applications of prospective organizations as well as oversight of existing partnerships.

Membership

Bishop Irinej (Serbian) – Chairman
Archbishop David (OCA) – Episcopal Liaison to EOCS
Metropolitan Nicolae (Romanian) – Episcopal Liaison to IOCC
Bishop Thomas (AOCA) – Episcopal Liaison to OCEC
Metropolitan Gregory (ACROD) – Episcopal Liaison to OCF
Bishop Demetrios (GOA) – Episcopal Liaison to OCMC
Archbishop Mark (OCA) – Episcopal Liaison to OCPM
Metropolitan Savas (GOA) – Episcopal Liaison to Media Ministries and Orthodox Resource Ministries
Bishop Nicholas (AOCA) – Episcopal Liaison to Outreach Ministries
Bishop Sevastianos (GOA) – Episcopal Liaison to Professional Associations

Committee Liaison

Nicholas Anton

Consultants

Anne Glynn-Mackoul
Eric Namee

Terms of Reference

  • Regular oversight of the agencies, commissions, and affiliate ministries and associations, including:
    • Maintenance of files of required legal documents (e.g. articles of incorporation, bylaws, 501(c)(3) determination letter, etc.)
    • Maintenance of files of required financial reports (e.g. annual reports, audit reports, etc.)
  • Through Episcopal Liaisons, receive and review status reports from the agencies, commissions, and affiliate ministries and associations; summarize such reports for the Executive Committee and the Assembly
  • Through Episcopal Liaisons, receive Agency requests for the blessing of board members and submit them to Executive Committee for approval
  • Through Episcopal Liaisons, serve as point of contact between the Assembly and the agencies, commissions, and affiliate ministries and associations
  • Review existing criteria for obtaining and retaining a particular status and propose any necessary changes for consideration to the Assembly
  • Conduct an annual review of each agencies, commissions, and affiliate ministries and associations for compliance with the criteria to retain such status 
  • Provide an report to annual Assembly meeting on the work of the agencies, commissions, and affiliate ministries and associations