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The Standing Committee of the Diocese of East Tennessee

The Standing Committee serves as a council of advice to the bishop. It has six members, three clergy and three lay. Each term is three years, and members can be re-elected for one successive term. One clergy and one lay member rotate off each year.

Current members of the Standing Committee are:

Terms expire February 2022:

Ms. Elizabeth Jones

The Rev. RJ Powell

Terms expire February 2023:

Mr. David Sanders

The Rev. April Berends

Terms expire February 2024:

Ms. Melissa Everett
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