The general secretary, elected by the General Board as provided by General Board Bylaws, shall serve until final adjournment of the next General Assembly and until a successor is elected and qualified, or until removed according to paragraph 317.5. (900.2)
The general secretary shall be a member ex-officio of the General Assembly. (301)
The duties of the general secretary are to:
Serve as ex-officio secretary of The Church of the Nazarene, Inc., the General Board, and the General Assembly and shall record and preserve the journal of their proceedings. (331.2)
Record and preserve general statistics of the Church of the Nazarene.
Preserve documents belonging to General Assembly, and deliver the documents to his or her successor.
Preserve all permanent records and decisions made by the General Court of Appeals. (614)
Catalogue and preserve filed, surrendered, removed, and resigned credentials of ministers and deliver them only on proper order made by the district from which they were received. (539–539.3, 539.8)
Audit district statistical charts. (220.3)