2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 1278
From Wesleyan Discipline
1278. Qualifications. A district departmental officer or member of a district board or committee (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1275) must be a member who meets the leadership qualifications (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:260-268; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:558) of a local Wesleyan church within the district at the time of election, with the exception of ordained ministers appointed to denominational service, and if a minister, a ministerial member of the district (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1292).