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The newly designated position,
formerly general secretary, has emerged from a year-long transitional
process conducted by the NCC Governing Board under the leadership of
President Kathryn Lohre and Transitional General Secretary
Under the new configuration, the president of the NCC will become chair of the Governing Board.
The deadline for applications for
the position of General Secretary/President is August 31. Applications should
be sent to Alisa Lewis, director of human resources, United Church of
The General Secretary/President serves as the executive leader of the NCC, with overall responsibility for personnel, deploying resources to achieve the priorities of the NCC, organizational and board development, fund-raising, vision-setting, long-range planning, financial management, external relationships and thought leadership.
Since its founding in 1950, the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA has been the leading force for shared ecumenical witness among Christians in the United States. The NCC's 37 member communions -- from a wide spectrum of Protestant, Anglican, Orthodox, Evangelical, historic African American and Living Peace churches -- include 40 million persons in more than 100,000 local congregations in communities across the nation.
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