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 317.5. (900.2)
The general secretary shall be a member ex-officio of the General Assembly. (301)
The general secretary shall be amenable to the Board of General Superintendents and General Board.
Duties of the general secretary are to:
Record and preserve the journal of proceedings of General Assembly and General Board.
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. (613)