Reports. The General Board shall, at its regular meeting, receive a detailed report of activities of the departments for the past year, including a financial report. Each department shall also submit a proposed expenditures budget for the ensuing year.
The general treasurer shall annually present to the General Board a detailed financial report of receipts and disbursements of all funds of which he or she has been custodian during the past year, including trust funds and investments, together with a detailed statement of the proposed expenditures for the ensuing year of funds not included in the budgets of departments of The Church of the Nazarene, Inc. The general treasurer shall be responsible to the General Board for the faithful performance of official duties. (330.5)
The General Board shall meet before or immediately following the final adjournment of the General Assembly and shall elect a general secretary and a general treasurer as provided in General Board Bylaws, who shall hold office until the final adjournment of the next General Assembly and until their successors are elected and qualified.
The General Board members representing the United States of America regions shall elect a Board of Pensions and Benefits USA, composed of one member representing each United States of America region, and one member-at-large. Nominations shall be submitted by the Board of General Superintendents as provided by the Bylaws of the Board of Pensions and Benefits USA. (337)
Department Directors. The General Board shall elect The Church of the Nazarene, Inc. department directors pursuant to the procedures set forth in the General Board Bylaws and the General Board Policy Manual, to serve until final adjournment of the next General Assembly and until their successors are elected and qualified, unless removed from office. (317.5)
Department directors shall be nominated according to the following procedures: If there is an incumbent director, the Nominating Committee may recommend either a “yes” or “no” vote, or present multiple nominees. The search for capable candidates for these offices shall be conducted by a search committee as provided by General Board Bylaws. This committee will bring two or more names to the Nominating Committee along with supporting rationale for their recommendation.
The Nominating Committee, composed of the six general superintendents and the Personnel Committee from the respective committee, shall submit one or more names to the General Board for election as provided in the General Board Bylaws.
Executives’ Salaries. The General Board shall establish and document a “performance evaluation” and salary administration program that includes the department director and ministry/service directors and provides for a salary structure that recognizes both levels of responsibility and merit. The General Board shall annually review and approve the salaries of department directors and other officers as may be authorized and elected by the General Board.