Resolved, the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church, meeting in Phoenix, AZ, October 17-20, 2022, expresses its profound gratitude for the work of Chief Operating Officer, The Rev. Geof Smith, Deacon, as he retires at the end of this calendar year. We appreciate his faithful service to the Executive Council and to the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, as he has exercised oversight in the areas of Communications, Information Technology, Human Resources and Property Management. He has been a faithful servant and example of love, care, and stewardship of the church. We especially appreciate his care and stewardship of the temporal assets of the church, during all the challenges of the pandemic, and we wish him joy and blessings in his retirement.