Youth and Young Adult Representatives

If you are under the age of 18, two important documents must be completed, signed and submitted:

1. The Diocesan Convention Under 18 Permission, Medical Authorization and Liability Waiver 
2. The Diocesan Convention Under 18 Photo Release

It is required that these forms be completed, even if a parent or guardian will be attending Convention with their child. For questions about these forms, please contact Elizabeth Vang at or via phone at 916-442-6918 ext. 230.

Youth and Young Adults at Convention

During the business sessions of Diocesan Convention there will be reserved seating for Youth and Young Adult Deanery Representatives. If you are also a voting delegate for your congregation, you will need to sit with your congregation during all votes. As a Deanery Representative, you will be expected to attend all business sessions of Diocesan Convention. We will provide you with all of the materials you will need to navigate the event.

Please Note:  If you are a Deanery Youth/Young Adult Representative AND a Lay Delegate from your congregation, please complete online registration as a Lay Delegate from your congregation, and then send an email to Elizabeth Vang at In the email, please include your name, your congregation, your deanery and whether you are a youth or young adult representative.

Seat and Voice Privileges at Diocesan Convention 

As a Deanery Representative, you will have Seat and Voice privileges at Diocesan Convention per Resolution C1-10. This allows you to come to the microphone and speak to any and all of the Diocesan Convention Resolutions and/or to ask any questions. You will find it helpful to have reviewed the resolutions prior to Diocesan Convention. Once the resolutions are finalized, they will be found on the Resolutions page of this section of the website.

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