April 10, 2021, Virtual Workshop

By | April 1, 2021

2021 M. Stanley Ryan Parliamentary Law Month “Virtual” Workshop!

Saturday April 10, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM!!

Free to the public!!! – register at this link by April 3rd- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parliamentary-workshop-tickets-145494661449

The event will be on Zoom.

Agenda:

  • Workshop 1: The World of Parliamentarians
    • Presenter: Valerie Jones, PRP
  • Workshop 2: Becoming a Parliamentarian
    • Presenter: Cynthia Mayo, Ph.D., PRP
  • Workshop 3: The NAP Credentialing Process
    • Presenter: Debra Henry, PRP

April 24, 2021, Special Meeting Notice

By | March 23, 2021

Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians
April 24, 2021, Special Meeting Notice

            I, Lynda J. Baer, PRP-R, pursuant to Article VII, Section 2 of the Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians (VSAP) Bylaws, hereby give notice of a special meeting of VSAP to be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at 10:00 am (EDT) via Zoom.  The purpose of this special meeting is to elect VSAP Officers for the 2021-2023 term, elect delegates to the 2021 National Association of Parliamentarians Biennial Convention, and to receive and act on committee reports.

            This will be an electronic meeting through Zoom (https://zoom.us).  All attendees must be able to access the internet during the meeting and be able to access the Zoom client on an appropriate device to use Zoom’s polling feature (https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/213756303-Polling-for-meetings). 

            Upon the conclusion of the business of the special meeting, attendees will be invited to attend an optional educational program on parliamentary procedure.

Registration Instructions

            Visit www.VirginiaParliamentarians.org/2021 to register for the meeting.  Individuals must register by Sunday, April 18, 2021, to receive meeting access instructions via email.

Unit/Club Voting Delegate Credentials

            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(s) and email address(es) of their delegate(s) via email to info@VirginiaParliamentarians.org by Sunday, April 18, 2021.

Member-at-Large Voting Delegate Credentials

            The VSAP President will appoint members-at-large whom have registered for the meeting to voting delegate slots on a first come, first serve basis.

Nominating Committee Slate

            The VSAP Nominating Committee recommends that the following individuals be elected to VSAP Office:

  • For President: Beatrice Squire, RP
  • For First Vice President: Donald Garrett, PRP
  • For Second Vice President: Dr. Cynthia Mayo, PRP
  • For Secretary: Rhiannon Liker
  • For Treasurer: Arlene Skinner

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Lifetime Achievement Awards Nominations Due April 10, 2021

By | March 17, 2021

Now is the opportunity to nominate an individual who has made significant and outstanding contributions in the area of parliamentary procedure, inspired us, and provided dedicated and outstanding service promoting the study of parliamentary procedure to the public.  Nominations must be submitted no later than Saturday, April 10, 11:59 PM EST, to Beatrice Squire via email at info@virginiaparliamentarians.org.

Click here to download the application.

Saturday, April 25, 2020 Electronic Special Meeting Notice

By | March 30, 2020

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).

Registration Instructions

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.

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Basic Parliamentary Procedure Course (Alexandria, VA) – March 28, 2020

By | March 8, 2020

Basic Parliamentary Procedure Course and NAP Membership Exam 2020

Event Registration Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/basic-parliamentary-procedure-course-and-nap-membership-exam-2020-tickets-92272281879

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