Vestry minutes – August 25, 2013 meeting
ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS VESTRY MEETING
August 25, 2013
Present: Steve Anderson, Bob Bess, Annette Duff, Aubrey Hardman, Pat Hollifield, DJ Mitchell, Joe Panther, Linda Seeber, Becky Snell, Joel Walker, Jim Wilson; Glenda Morehead, Clerk; Diana Panther, Treasurer.
Not present: Amy Haynie, Associate Rector;
Absent: Gary Grant,
A called meeting of the Vestry of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church was held Sunday, August 25, 2013, at 12 PM in the Chapel. The meeting was called for the purpose of discussion regarding the ongoing negotiations with the candidate recently interviewed. The meeting opened with prayer by Jim Wilson. The meeting was chaired by the Senior Warden, Bob Bess.
The Senior Warden shared information on the dinner meeting with the candidate and his wife on August 20. The candidate and his wife, the Senior Warden and his wife Phyllis were joined by DJ Mitchell and his wife Susan.
The Senior Warden offered the candidate a full time Interim Rector position with a total compensation package of $80,000 per year. The offer was considered by the candidate and his wife, who counter-offered. After discussion by the Vestry of the matter, DJ Mitchell moved the Vestry authorize the Senior Warden to offer the candidate a total starting compensation package of $90,000 with review and the possibility of an increase to $95,000 effective July 1, 2014, subject to the results of the stewardship campaign of Fall 2013, with the candidate to keep his current part time position. The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.
The meeting adjourned at 1:15 PM.
PLEASE NOTE: NEXT REGULAR VESTRY MEETING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1:15 PM, EAST PARISH HALL.