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2023-2024 Discernment Process for the Election of Trinity Wall Street Vestry Members

The Annual Vestry Election will be held on April 11, 2023, Easter Tuesday, as specified under the 1697 Charter.

The Parish Nominating Committee is in the process of discernment where potential Vestry members of Trinity parish are identified and proposed for the 2023 election slate, as well as for future years. The discernment process is as follows:

  • Any eligible member of the congregation may submit recommendations to the Parish Nominating Committee. All recommendations were due in writing by January 22, 2023.
  • All members of the parish who are 18 years or older, have officially enrolled in the parish registry, and have contributed to the support of the Parish in any documented amount within the preceding year (April 2022-April 2023) are eligible to make recommendations and vote in the Vestry election.
  • The Parish Nominating Committee will review all recommendations for vacant Vestry positions for the 2023-2024 slate. Thefinal slate of candidates will be identified by March 26, 2023.

Electronic Voting

This year and for the first time, eligible voters will have the option to vote electronically via an online platform. Instructions to vote will be distributed to eligible voters on March 26, 2023, via email. Please contact Melissa Mistry at to confirm or update your email in Trinity’s member database by March 20, 2023. Your email address must be on file in order to vote electronically.

Voting by Mail

A mail ballot form, accompanying biographical information, along with a pre-paid envelope will be mailed to all eligible parishioners on or before March 27, 2023. The register of eligible voters is available for inspection, and members of the congregation may confirm that their names are included on the register by emailing Mike Hogan at Registration can also be completed in person on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, upon application to the Rector, and upon proving the above-mentioned qualifications. Mail ballots must be received at 76 Trinity Place before 8pm on April 11. 

Voting in Person

In-person voting will be held on Tuesday, April 11 from 4-8pm at Trinity Church (Broadway at Wall Street). The results will be announced on Trinity's website the next morning and at the Sunday services following the election. 

Any questions regarding the election, discernment process, or voter eligibility can be directed to Mike Hogan, Director of Administration and Corporate Secretary, at or 646.216.6261.