Synod Standing Committee

The Synod Standing Committee (SSC) is empowered to act on behalf of the Synod between meetings of the Annual Synod Meeting. The roles and responsibilties of the SSC are outlined in the Basis of Union, Constitution and Regulations.

2024 Standing Committee Meeting Dates

22nd February 

4th April 

9th May 

20th June 

8th August 

26th September 

October 2024 - Synod Meeting.

Current Membership

Ex-officio member

  • Rev Peter Morel, Moderator (Chair)
  • Rev Philip Gardner, General Secretary
  • Mr Bronte Wilson, Ex Moderator
  • Mr Peter Battersby,  Synod Property Officer
  • Rev Mark Kickett, UAICC Regional Council Appointment 
  • Mr Sean Weetra, UAICC Regional Council Chairperson.

Elected Members

  • Rev Lynne Aird
  • Mr Jacob Blackwell
  • Rev Dr Benji Callen
  • Ms Leanne Davis
  • Mr Scott Davis
  • Mr Peter Hollister
  • Mr Bruce Ind
  • Ms Elissa Inglis
  • Rev Christa Megaw
  • Mr Darcy Pullman
  • Mr Andrew Telfer
  • Rev Nathan Whillas
  • Ms Emelia Haskey.

Resourcing Members (non-voting)

  • Rev Sue Page
  • Rev Dr Tim Hein
  • Rev Andrew Robertson
  • Ms Bridget Ransome
  • Rev Ken Sumner
  • Mr Mark Waters
  • Rev Prof Vicky Balabanski.

Synod Standing Committee Minutes

Minutes of Synod Standing Committee meetings are available by emailing the Synod Office at Turn on Javascript!.