Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2006-D024
Title: Support Equal Participation of Women and Men on Interim Bodies
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 75th General Convention of The Episcopal Church endorse, ratify, and implement Resolution 13/31 adopted by the Anglican Consultative Council at its meeting in Nottingham, England in June 2005, stating that there should be equal participation of women and men on all decision-making bodies of the Anglican Consultative Council and that all Provinces of the Communion should work to achieve that goal; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention urge and encourage all provinces, dioceses, and congregations of The Episcopal Church to work toward the same goal of equal participation of women and men on all their decision-making committees, commissions, agencies, and boards; and be it further

Resolved, That a reporting mechanism be developed in order to record the achievement of such gender equality, reporting those achievements annually to the Executive Council and to the 76th General Convention.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Columbus, 2006 (New York: General Convention, 2007), p. 661.