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.

2023 Standing Committee Meeting Dates

3rd February
31st March
5th May
2nd June
30th June
11th August
22nd September
3rd November
1st December.

Current Membership

Ex-officio member

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

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
  • Rev Andrew Robertson
  • Mr Andrew Telfer
  • Rev Nathan Willas

Resourcing Members (non-voting)

  • Rev Sue Page
  • Rev Dr Tim Hein
  • 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!.