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2024-2025 Discernment Process for the Election of Trinity Wall Street Vestry Members—Eligibility Requirements

The Annual Vestry Election will be held on April 2, 2024, 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 2024 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 14, 2024.   

  • 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 2023-April 2024) 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 2024-2025 slate. The final slate of candidates will be identified by March 14, 2024.  

Electronic Voting  

This year, eligible voters will have the option to vote electronically via an online platform. Instructions to vote will be distributed to eligible voters on March 17, 2024, via email. Please contact Mike Hogan at to confirm or update your email in Trinity’s member database by March 3, 2024. 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 18, 2024. 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 2, 2024, 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 2.  

Voting in Person  

In-person voting will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 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.