The International Executive Council (IEC) shall establish and elect an Advisory Board (AB) to assist and advise that body in the governance of the Congregation and in the furtherance of Her ministries, initiatives and activities. This Board shall be known as the International Executive Council Advisory Board (IECAB) of the Sacred Well Congregation, and will serve at the direction and discretion of the IEC. The IECAB shall be constituted of eight members drawn from the Congregation's Deaconry and Clergy in good standing and shall be representative of the demographics of the Congregation. Board Members shall serve terms of two years with no term limits; vacancies will be filled by the IEC.
The IECAB shall counsel, advise and assist the IEC in its several functions, and shall constitute the representation and advocacy of the Congregation at-large to the IEC. Board Members shall act individually and collectively in an advisory and executive capacity to the IEC. The IEC shall appoint an interim Chair of this Board until the first full term of the Board is completed, at which time the Board will elect its own chair. The Secretary of the Board of Deacons of the Sacred Well Congregation shall be the permanent, non-voting Recorder of the IECAB. The Board members shall be in regular communication with each other and with the IEC. The IECAB shall formally convene by any practicable means at least two but no more than four weeks prior to each Convocation of the IEC. A report of this convening shall be presented to the IEC for consideration at its subsequent Convocation. All business and functions of the IECAB shall be carried out with good order and discipline, conforming to the Tenets, Constitution and By-Laws of this Congregation and in the spirit of Perfect Love and Perfect Trust.