Summary of AMPJP Council Meeting 13th Sept 2022
David Penny appointed Deputy Chairperson
The Council appointed David Penny as Deputy Chairperson of AMPJP Council. David is Member Representative of Calvary Ministries. David has served as an AMPJP Councillor from 05 May 2017 to 25 Aug 2019 and since 10 Aug 2021.
Neville Owen appointed AMPJP Member Representative to ACSL
The Council Neville Owen appointed AMPJP Member Representative to ACSL filling the vacancy created by Eva Skira completing her term.
Plenary Council and AMPJP
The Council approved a work plan for the AMPJP to respond to the Plenary Council.
ACBC-AMPJP Accord and CRA-AMPJP Covenant
The Council approved draft Action Plans for the ACBC-AMPJP Accord and CRA-AMPJP Covenant. These will be sent to ACBC and CRA for them to add additional details.
National Catholic Safeguarding Standards 2nd Ed
The Council heard that ACBC, CRA and AMPJP continue to work through the wording of particular elements of the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards 2nd Ed.
MPJPs were encouraged to participate in the ACSL consultation on the draft Code of Safety Our Common Mission.
Evaluation of AMPJP AGM and Forum 2022
The Council noted the very high response rate to feedback survey and the overwhelmingly positive ratings and comments. Council suggestions for the next AMPJP Forum were:
MPJP Governance Report 2023
The Council discussed a paper that proposed expanding the AMPJP’s annual on gender equity in MPJP governance report to include: (1) other diversity characteristics and (2) provide some theoretical context.
The Council appointed Prof Peter Steane as one of the AMPJP Council members on the AMPJP Formation Committee.
The Council heard that the AMPJP Formation Committee priorities are:
Next Council meeting: via videoconference on Tuesday 08th November 2022
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