The Parish Pastoral Council is a visionary and consultative body that assists the Pastor in the pastoral care of the parish. At St. Joan of Arc Parish, it consists of seven elected members, who each serve a three-year term. Elections are conducted the first two weekends of October. At the election, 2-3 members will be selected, depending on the number leaving the Council. No one may serve more than two full consecutive terms. The Chair and Vice-Chair of the Council will serve for one year with elections held at the annual retreat. A member may not hold the office of Chair or Co-Chair for more than three years. Commitment: 3-year term, with monthly meetings and special events.