JOINT RULES VI. 16 (a) There shall be a Joint Standing Committee on Planning and
Arrangements for the General Convention, which shall have
responsibility between Conventions for the matters indicated by its
title. The Committee shall be composed, ex officio, of the Executive
Officer of the General Convention, the Vice-Presidents, Secretaries,
and Chairs of the Committee on the Dispatch of Business of the
two Houses, the Treasurer of the General Convention, the President
and First Vice-President of the Episcopal Church Women, the
General Convention Manager and one Presbyter or Deacon and one
Lay Person appointed by the President of the House of Deputies. In
the case of a General Convention for which a meeting site has been
selected, the Committee shall also include the Bishop and the
General Chairman of Arrangements of the local Committee of the
Dioceses in which that General Convention shall be held.
(b) It shall be the duty of the Committee to consult with the
Presidents of the two Houses, the Chairs of the Joint and Standing
Committees and Commissions, Boards and Agencies of the General
Convention, the Executive Council, and such other representative
bodies as it may deem necessary, in the study and determination,
prior to any meeting of the General Convention, of the
arrangements for, and the nature of, the Agenda thereof, to be
recommended by it to the General Convention for such meeting.
(c) It shall be the further duty of the Committee to take such
action as may be provided by Canon for the selection of sites for
meetings of the General Convention.
(d) The Committee shall have an Executive Committee composed
of the Presidents of the two Houses, the Chair of the Committee,
the Executive Officer of the General Convention, the Treasurer of
the General Convention, and the General Convention Manager.