The Honorable Rose H. Sconiers was elected to the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church at its 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas on July 8, 2018. At the first meeting of the Executive Council in Chaska, Minnesota October 15-18, 2018, Justice Sconiers was elected to the Executive Committee of the Executive Council.
Justice Sconiers will serve with Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and help develop the agenda for each meeting of the Council, monitor progress on Council initiatives and resolves, undertake work delegated by the Council and confer and take action on extraordinary matters.Justice Sconiers was also elected at this meeting as Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Mission within the Episcopal Church.
This Committee is charged with overseeing the work of racial reconciliation and justice. Sconiers is currently serving as Vice-Chair of the Diocese of Western New York Commission to Dismantle Racism and Discrimination and Vice-Chair of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Racial Equity Roundtable.