CANON III.26.1 Sec. 1 (a) There shall be a Board for Church Deployment of the General Convention consisting of twelve members, four of whom shall be Bishops, four of whom shall be Presbyters or Deacons, and four of whom shall be Lay Persons. (b) The Bishops shall be appointed by the Presiding Bishop. The Priests or Deacons and Lay Members shall be appointed by the President of the House of Deputies. All appointments to the Board shall be subject to the confirmation of the General Convention. (c) The Members shall serve terms beginning with the adjournment of the meeting of the General Convention at which their appointments are confirmed, and ending with the adjournment of the second regular meeting thereafter. The members shall not serve successive terms. (d) At each regular meeting of the General Convention one-half of the membership shall be appointed to serve full terms. (e) … Sec. 2. The duties of the Board shall be: (a) To oversee the Church Deployment Office. (b) To study the deployment needs and trends in the Episcopal Church and in other Christian bodies. (c) To issue and distribute such reports and information concerning deployment as it deems helpful to the Church. (d) To cooperate with the other Boards, Commissions, and Agencies which are concerned with ministry, and particularly with the Executive Council. (e) To report on its work and the work of the Church Deployment Office at each regular meeting of the General Convention. (f) To report to the Executive Council at regular intervals as a part of its accountability to the Council for the funding which the Church Deployment Office receives. (g) To work in cooperation with the Church Center Staff. (h) To fulfill other responsibilities assigned to it by the General Convention.