Certification of Compliance This document is to be completed by the Rector / Priest-in-Charge / Interim / Vicar of each Parish / Mission. This document is due in the Diocesan Office by March 1st of each year along with other Diocesan Annual Report forms. * Indicates Required Field Administrative Head Name* Church / Mission* Address (with city)* Parish Admin Email Address A copy of this form will be sent to the email address above.PLEASE CHECK APPROPRIATE BOXES: I certify that our vestry / mission board has adopted and will comply with the Diocesan recommendations stated in Policy for Safeguarding Training Programs both mandatory and Bishop’s Recommendations. These recommendations are available on the website; Resources / Resources for Congregations / Safeguarding Program. I certify that all persons - clergy, paid employees and volunteers - have received the necessary training for their responsibilities as listed in the Policy for Safeguarding Training Programs, and that documentation is in his/her locked personnel file. I certify that all lay employees have had; • A driver’s license background check • A state and local criminal background check (either by the Diocese office or the individual church / mission) and that documentation is in his/her locked personnel file or in the locked personnel file in the Diocesan office. I certify that all new employees are certified in the Safeguarding programs within 30 days of employment I certify all current employees / volunteers Safeguarding certifications are renewed every 5 years. Digital Signature (your name)* Please note: you will be emailed a receipt of your submission. If you do not receive, please check your spam folder.