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For the first time in four years, the National Council met in person at the National Office on June 8 and 9. Meetings began with prayer followed by opening comments from the Council Chairman and approval of the March meeting.

Paul Wasilkoff and Rainer Salomaa joined by Zoom to give reports on the most recent GCE and COE meetings and a MST update. Rainer and Claudia Salomaa were recognized for 50 years of service in the ministry and Larry and Maureen DeLong were recognized for 25 years of service during the GCE.

Anthony Wasilkoff provided a National Office PowerPoint Update showing the number of members, coworkers, donors and subscribers in Canada. The Beyond Today television program just started its 19th year on the air in Canada.

Bill Dimovski gave a financial update. The annual audit should be completed in August. Dennis O’Neill gave a Media Team update. The team is focusing on two areas: content and technology.

Michael Erickson provided the Council with a Compliancy Task Force update. New and updated policies were discussed by the Council and subsequently approved. Roles of National Council committees were reviewed. Jim Lucas presented an updated procedure for replacing the Director of Operations when he retires.

The meetings on Friday, June 9, focused on Committee reports. Charles Desgrosseilliers noted that the 2024-2025 Strategic Plan will be presented to the National Council in September. He also reviewed the Investment Policy with the Council. Jim Lucas, presented one updated and one new policy, were approved. Cindy Ridi presented an updated list of salary ranges and job titles and a new policy. After discussion, the revised list of salary ranges and policy were approved. During the rest of Friday there was an informal session, and discussion of some items of new business.

Edwin van Pelt

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