FSPC: Verena Enzler elected president of Assembly of Delegates

Today, Verena Enzler, Jean-Marc Schmid and Daniel Reuter were elected to form the presidium of the Assembly of Delegates of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches for the 2013-2014 term.
Thomas Flügge, Kirchenbund

Today, the Assembly of Delegates (AD) of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches elected Verena Enzler (Solothurn, born 1954) as its president for the 2013-2014 legislative period. The lawyer and synodal council president of the Solothurn Evangelisch-Reformierte Kirche had served as vice president of the Assembly of Delegates, the parliament of the 26 FSPC member churches, since 2009.

Jean-Marc Schmid (Berne-Jura-Solothurn, born 1960), a member of the Berne-Jura-Solothurn synodal office, was re-elected as vice president. Daniel Reuter (Zurich, born 1961), a church council member of the Zurich Evangelisch-Reformierte Landeskirche, was newly elected as vice president.

After two years in office, the mandate of current AD president Theres Meierhofer-Lauffer will expire by the end of 2012. The lawyer and nursing home director had been AD vice president from 2007 to 2010 and AD president from 2011 to 2012.

The Assembly of Delegates is the FSPC’s parliament (legislative body). It convenes twice a year: in June, the Assembly is hosted by one of the member churches, and in November, the delegates meet in Berne. The member churches are represented by 70 delegates; the Diaconal Conference and the Women’s Conference have two delegates each with the right to speak and petition.

Further information on the Assembly of Delegates