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 29, 2023.  Please visit to register for the Convention and pay the registration fee or submit the attached registration form.

Delegate Credentialing

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(s) and email address(es) of their delegate(s) via the attached form by April 1, 2023.

Member-At-Large Delegates: The VSAP President will appoint members-at-large to voting delegate slots on a first come, first serve basis.

Ex-Officio Delegates: Ex-Officio Delegates (Officers, Past Presidents, etc.) will be credentialed automatically upon registration.

Nominating Committee Slate

The Nominating Committee recommends that the following individuals be elected:

  • President – Donald Garrett
  • Second Vice President – Flint Lewis
  • Secretary -Jacqueline Roundtree
  • Treasurer – Arlene Skinner

The Nominating Committee also recommends the following amendment to the Bylaws:

In Article VI, Section 5, para. B, strike out “No officer shall succeed himself/herself in the same office” and insert in its place “No officer may serve more than two (2) consecutive terms in the same office” to allow Arlene Skinner to succeed herself as Treasurer.

Proposed Bylaws Amendments

The Bylaws Committee reports that it has received the following two proposed bylaws amendments pursuant to Article XIV, Section 1 of the VSAP Bylaws:

1)         Amend Article VII, Section 2 by striking “Club and” and inserting “Club. Annual and Special Meetings.”

2)         Amend Article XIV, Section 1 by striking “the Annual Association” and inserting “a.”