Oversees presbytery personnel, develops staff position descriptions, develops and reviews personnel policies. Meets 3rd Tuesday Noon @ Presbytery Office.


Membership: 6. The General Presbyter is an ex-officio member, without vote.

The Presbytery’s Personnel Committee exists to help the Presbytery support and develop the people who serve it. This committee may act as a whole, by delegation, or by the use of ministry teams.

This committee shall oversee personnel employed by Presbytery, their development, staff position descriptions, and staffing levels. These responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining an employee handbook.
  • Developing position descriptions for all positions.
  • Ensuring annual performance reviews for all employees of Presbytery.
  • Establishing support staff positions needed for the efficient functioning of Presbytery.
  • Assisting the Co-Presbyters in the selection, retention and termination of non-exempt Presbytery employees
  • Recommending to the Administration Committee annual compensation packages for employees of Presbytery and the Stated Clerk.
  • Maintaining open communications with employees on matters concerning their welfare and the employer’s interests.
  • Supporting the work of the Co-Presbyter for Congregational Vitality and the Co-Presbyter for Pastoral Vitality.
  • Establishing a process for the annual and end-of-term reviews of the Stated Clerk and the Treasurer.
  • Establishing a process for the five year reviews of the Co-Presbyters.

In connection with the responsibilities enumerated above, this committee shall recommend appropriate changes to Presbytery policies.



Rev. Harriet McConnochie
(Honorably Retired)

Rose Peet – Chair

Rev. Pat Youngdahl


John Cox


Stephen Michie

Ex-Officio Members

Acting Presbytery Leader
Susan Orr


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