Meeting Officers and Liaisons

Officers and Staff

The Meeting Co-Clerks lead and oversee the Monthly Meeting for Worship for Business and are the initial point of contact for external correspondence to other meetings and organizations.

The Recording Clerks draft and maintains the minutes of monthly meetings for Worship of Business and any other formal meeting correspondence.

The Treasurer tracks and reports income and expenditures to ensure they conform to the Meeting budget.   The treasurer has the authority to write checks and oversees the bank and other financial accounts.  The treasurer is supported by the Meeting Depositor who ensures donations are deposited in a timely manner.

The roles of the Hearthkeeper (staff) are:

  • The Phone Contact is the initial point of contact for general public inquiries about Quakers and Olympia Monthly Meeting seeking to speak to someone in person.
  • Meetinghouse Scheduler manages the Meetinghouse calendar and schedule. The Scheduler coordinates requests from members and attendees wishing to schedule a meeting function at the Priest Point Meetinghouse and coordinates with those in the community who wish to rent the for non-meeting events.
  • The OlyFriends Listserv Manager and Co-Moderator.


We are involved with and have liaisons to these groups and organizations:

North Pacific Yearly Meeting (NPYM) Coordinating Committee coordinates the summer gathering of Meetings from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.

Pacific Northwest Quarterly Meeting (PNQM) Coordinating Committee oversees the spring and fall gatherings of Quakers from Washington State and the January Silent Retreat.

OMM is a member of Friends General Conference (FGC).  FGC organizes an annual gathering of unprogrammed Quakers from across the United States.  FGC also provides outreach, education, and coordination among unprogrammed meetings in the United States.

Quaker Voice on Washington Public Policy (formerly FCWPP) represents Quaker testimonies in the Washington Legislature.

Interfaith Works is an ecumenical gathering of faith communities in Thurston County.

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker-inspired relief organization.

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) represents Quaker testimonies at the Federal Level.

Friends World Committee on Consultation (FWCC) is a channel for communication among all Quakers around the world.

Friends Peace Teams carries the Quaker peace testimonies through projects and missions in conflict areas around the world

Western Friend is the journal of Western Friends.