Author Archives: Donald Garrett, PRP


By | March 19, 2024

VIRGINIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF PARLIAMENTARIANSTheme – Bridging Traditions: The Evolution of Parliamentary Law Dear VSAP Members, Family, and Friends, As the spring blooms in the beautiful landscapes of Virginia, it brings with it the promise of learning, connection, and growth.  It is with great excitement and anticipation that we invite you to the Virginia State… Read More »

Zoom 101 for Parliamentarians (1/29/24)

By | January 25, 2024

January 29, 2024 at 10:30 am (ET) Sponsored by the Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians and the Parliamentary Law Club of Richmond, Virginia This webinar will go over the basics of electronic meetings and give a step-by-step instruction on how to operate Zoom for business meetings compliant with Robert’s Rules of Order. Topics include authorization… Read More »

Call to Convention: 2023 VSAP Convention

By | March 17, 2023

Official Meeting Notice I, Beatrice Squire, PRP, President of the Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians (VSAP), hereby give notice that the Annual Convention of VSAP will occur April 29-30, 2023, at the Richmond Marriott Short Pump, 4240 Dominion Boulevard, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060.  The Convention will be called to order at 9:30 am on April… Read More »

2023 NAP District 2 Conference (Virtual)

By | February 13, 2023

SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2023Time: 10:00a.m. -2:00p.m. Registration Link: c32f-0b44e3a7aa6d/details Cost: $25 Questions? Contact Director Cynthia Mayo, PRP at cmayo6106 [at] or Wanda Nelson, PRP at galaxy210 [at]

You Be the Judge – a Virginia State Association of Parliamentarians Workshop

By | November 17, 2022

Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 7pm via ZoomPresented by VSAP First VP Donald Garrett, PRP We will review a recent judicial opinion that was substantially based on Robert’s Rules of Order. How well did the judge do? Let’s put on our black robes and find out. Questions? Email Register at Please share with… Read More »

December 2022 Parliamentary Procedure Bootcamp and Membership Workshop

By | November 17, 2022

Would you like to have smoother and more effective meetings or become a better club member or officer? No matter what your level of understanding parliamentary procedure may be, the Northern Virginia Marching and Gavel Society (NOVAMAGS) unit can help enhance that level. NOVAMAGS is conducting a parliamentary workshop of two sessions. The sessions are… Read More »