2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 1265-1272
1265. Amenability. A district official shall administer the respective office according to The Discipline, and as directed by the General Conference, the General Board, the district conference, and the district board of administration. District officials other than the district superintendent shall serve under the general supervision of the district superintendent, shall be amenable to the district board of administration and may be removed for cause or when the best interests of The Wesleyan Church and the district so require, upon a two-thirds majority vote of all members of the district board of administration (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1233:28a). The amenability of the district superintendent is set forth in 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1307 (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:323:1). 1268. Reports. A district official shall report to each session of the district conference concerning all official duties (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1180:13) and to the district board of administration as may be required. 1272. Vacancies. The office of a district official may become vacant by death, by cessation of membership in a local Wesleyan church within the district, by resignation, by removal (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1265) or in the case of a minister, by ceasing to be a ministerial member of the district. In all cases other than that of the district superintendent (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1303:7), the filling of a vacancy in the office of a district official until the next session of the district conference shall be by a majority vote of all members of the district board of administration (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1233:28a).