The Leadership Council will work with the Executive Director and Associational Staff in strategy planning, annual calendar planning, and planning of the Annual Celebration. The Leadership Council will prepare the Executive Board agenda; serve as an accountability and support group to the Executive Director and Associational Staff. The Council shall be composed of the Moderator, Moderator-elect, Past Moderator, and Chairperson from each Ministry Team. The Moderator shall serve as Chairman of the Leadership Council. Meetings of the Leadership Council shall be scheduled as needed by the Leadership Council, Moderator, or Associational Ministry Staff. The Associational Ministry Staff shall be ex-officio members. The Leadership Council will appoint Tasks Forces as needed.