2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 1590:16-17
From Wesleyan Discipline
- (16) To elect by ballot and by majority vote, from among the ordained ministers of The Wesleyan Church, one General Superintendent. The General Board shall determine a process for the collection of names of eligible candidates for the office of General Superintendent. The General Board shall screen the list of candidates and interview those believed to be the best candidates in order to determine their appropriateness and availability for election. The General Board shall provide one or more nominations to the General Conference for election by ballot, allowing for nominations from the floor.
- (17) To elect the following general officials by ballot and by majority vote, from one or more nominees for each office presented by the Committee on Special Nominations (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1580:1) and any additional nominations from the floor of the General Conference: the Executive Director of Church Multiplication and Discipleship, the Executive Director of Communication and Administration, the Executive Director of Education and Clergy Development, and Executive Director of Global Partners.