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Illinois Yearly Meeting Committees (descriptions below)

Resources for Committees

Here are several documents that committee members might find useful, especially regarding the financial aspects of committee work. See also the Finance committee main page.

Tips on organizing a retreat or workshop
Requirements for paying outside vendors (1099/W-9)
Travel Reimbursement Policy
Conference calls
Unreimbursed Expense Record, a PDF form letter documenting a Friend's unreimbursed expenses traveling on ILYM business (can be used as a charitable donation on tax returns)
ILYM Handbook describes the organizational structure and many practices of the yearly meeting
Budgeting manual offers guidelines for developing a budget request as part of the overall ILYM operating budget
Annual Session Planning Materials
Taking up ad hoc collections

Standing Committees


Continuing Committee


The work of the Yearly Meeting continues beyond annual sessions, meeting in the spring and fall to further the decisions made at the summer gathering. All ILYM Friends are welcome to attend; representatives from committees and monthly meetings are expected.

Development


Offers opportunities for supporting the vision for growth of Illinois Yearly Meeting.

Environmental Concerns


Friends involved in earthcare witness, including studying sustainability for new buildings at the ILYM campus near McNabb.
September 2009 recommendations for natural features for the new Mills property
January 2010 recommendations for landscaping

Faith & Practice


Development of the Illinois Yearly Meeting Faith & Practice.

Finance


Discerning the finances and budget of Illinois Yearly Meeting.

Handbook


Updating our documented processes and procedures. You can view the Handbook by clicking here.

Maintenance & Planning


Overseeing the health of the Yearly Meeting site.
20-year maintenance spreadsheet
Mills property expenses July 2009 to March 25 2010

Ministry & Advancement


Nurturing the life of Illinois Yearly Meeting.

Oversight for the Sexual Abuse and Misconduct Policy.
Oversight for the Field Secretary

Nominating


Discerns gifts and leadings of Friends serving on these committees.

Nominating Committee Log

Oversight for Administrative Coordinator


Serves as personnel liaison for AC.

Peace Resources


Assists with Friends' discernment of their relationship to the Peace Testimony and develops peace, non-violence and conflict resolution resources for Friends and the wider public.

Also a resource for Conscientious Objection, Military Counseling, and Counter-recruitment information.

Peace Tax Fund Oversight


Manages the Peace Tax Fund

Personnel


Committee formed starting 2009-2010 to help coordinate the oversight roles for Administrative Coordinator, Field Secretary and Youth Coordinator

Publications


Oversees paper and electronic publication of Minutebooks, Among Friends, Plummer Lectures, and other addresses; oversees the ilym.org web site.

Quaker Volunteer Service, Training & Witness


Encourages and supports Quaker volunteers.
Posted February 2009: There is a unique opportunity now available in Chicago that aims to support volunteers led by the Spirit to work full-time for peace, justice and community within a framework of Quaker spirituality, arranged by the Quaker Volunteer Service Committee. Learn more here

Religious Education


Networks Adult RE and First Day School resources for monthly meetings.

Site Envisioning


Discerns future development of the yearly meeting campus.

Youth Oversight


Coordinates the High School and some Junior High programs year round.

Oversight for the Youth Coordinator

Ad hoc Committees


Ad hoc committee on the Mills property


Clearinghouse for committee and steward information about the new property. Click here for the continuing online discussion following the Visioning workshop to imagine uses of the new property.

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