The Permanent Secretary is responsible for the carrying out of the day-to-day business of the WCSJ between Annual Conferences, in ongoing consultation with members. The Permanent Secretary chairs the Annual General Meeting. The appointment of the Permanent Secretary is for a three-year term, with an additional year to serve as past secretary.
The Chair of the WCSJ is the member representing the Diocese hosting the next Annual Conference. The mandate of the new Chair takes effect at the end of each Annual Conference and lasts until the end of the next Annual Conference. The Chair is responsible for developing the topic and organizing the next Annual Conference, following the guidance provided by the Annual General Meeting, and in ongoing consultation with the members of the WCSJ. The Chair chairs the Annual Conference.