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Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians
Special Meeting Notice
Pursuant to Article VII, Section 2 of the Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians (VSAP) Bylaws, I, Lynda Baer, PRP, hereby gives notice of a special meeting of VSAP to be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020 starting at 10:00 AM. The purpose of the meeting is to:
1. Hear annual reports from Officers, Committees and Units.
2. Elect five (5) members to the Nominating Committee.
(Members of the 2017-2019 Nominating Committee are ineligible)
This will be an electronic meeting. Individuals must register by Sunday, April 19, 2020 to receive access instructions via email. All attendees must be able to access the internet during the meeting, as well as have the capability to dial into a conference line phone number as a back-up. Upon the conclusion of the business of the special meeting, attendees will be invited to attend an optional educational program on parliamentary procedure (depending on instructor availability).
A) State Officers, Standing Committee Chairmen, and Past VSAP Presidents: Please register by providing your name, position title, email address, and phone number via email to info@VirginiaParliamentarians.org.
B) Unit/Club Delegates: Each Unit and Club receives one (1) delegate for its first five (5) primary members or major fraction thereof, and one (1) delegate for each additional five (5) members or major fraction thereof. Unit/Club Presidents must certify the name, email address, and phone numbers of their delegate(s) via email to info@VirginiaParliamentarians.org.
C) Members At Large: Please register by providing your name, email address, and phone number via email to info@VirginiaParliamentarians.org. The VSAP President will appoint members-at-large to delegate slots on a first-come-first-serve basis.
D) All Other Attendees/Guests: Please register by providing your name, email address, and phone number via email to info@VirginiaParliamentarians.org.
Basic Parliamentary Procedure Course and NAP Membership Exam 2020
Schedule–Subject to Change
- 9:30 am Introductions
- 9:45 am Instruction
- 12:00 am Lunch Break–Lunch will be provided at no cost to registrants
- 1:00 pm Instruction
- 3:00 pm Break
- 3:15 pm NAP Membership Exam
- 4:00 pm End
Call to Convention
UPDATE: On 3/23/2020 the Board of Directors voted to cancel this meeting. Instead a special electronic meeting will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Please be on the lookout for that notice.
The Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians (VSAP) call its members and guests to the 63rd Annual Convention. It will be held from April 25-26, 2020, Fredericksburg, Virginia, at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel. All members are encouraged to attend, participate and leave with refreshed knowledge and skills of parliamentary procedure. Members and guests are also invited to the VA Alpha Unit Dutch Treat Annual Meeting to be held Friday, April 24, 2020, beginning at 6:00 PM.
Hilton Garden Inn
1060 Hospitality Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Forms and Documents
Robert’s Rules Open House: Parliamentary Procedure Workshop
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Fairfax County Government Center, Conference Room 8
12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Registration URL: https://robertsrulesopenhouse2019.eventbrite.com
- 09:30am-10:00am: Doors Open. Registration and Networking
- 10:00am-10:50am: Introductions, Agendas, How to Handle a Motion
- 10:50am-11:00am: 10 Minute Break
- 11:00am-11:40am: Debate and Amendments
- 11:40am-12:10pm: Postponing; Enforcing and Suspending Rules
- 12:10pm-12:30pm: Voting and Conclusion
- 12:30pm-01:00pm: Open Forum; Audience Q&A with Professional Registered Parliamentarians
Calling Organization Leaders – Prepare to Lead the Democratic Way!
Leaders of organizations must possess the democratic process (parliamentary procedure) to effectively protect all members, while managing the meeting process. The Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians will provide a review session to prepare you to pass the test so that you can become a member of the professional organization that provides parliamentary procedure to the World.
Sponsor: Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians
Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Location: VA Conference Room of the Varina Area Library
1875 New Market Road, Henrico, VA 23231
Fee Required: $110.00 This includes the fee for the test and membership in NAP, boxed lunch and test preparation documents. Deadline: September 7, 2019
Click HERE to download the registration form.