Call for Nominations – 2019-21 Board of Directors

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Call for Nominations The 2018 Nominating Committee of the Electronic Association of Parliamentarians (EAP) is pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2019 election of officers. The Call for Nominations is now open and we are seeking nominations for the positions listed below: President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Officer duties are as listed in the EAPs Standing Rules. Primary and Affiliate members can nominate or be nominated to an elected position (members can nominate themselves). The nominating committee will confirm a potential candidate’s acceptance of nomination after nominations are received. Please submit nominations with the information listed below: • Name of Nominee • EAP Unit affiliation • Position of interest • Leadership experience • Credentials, if applicable • Optional short bio (250-word limit) The deadline for nominations is…
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2019 Annual Meeting Date Set

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Save the Date On March 22-23, 2019, the Electronic Association of Parliamentarians will convene its second annual meeting. We hope you'll join us for select parliamentary workshops, an election of officers, likely bylaw amendments, and other exciting educational opportunities. More details will be published as soon as they're available.
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EAP Presentations Available To Members

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By popular request of meeting attendees, the EAP Board has obtained the approval of each conference workshop presenter and is posting their workshop presentation for your reference. These workshop presentations will be available to members who log in to the members-only area and review this article. [wpmem_logged_in] Our first meeting and conference was considered very successful, and the board is happy that the presenters agreed to share their presentations. If you use any information from these workshops, please remember to give credit to the presenter. Kirk Overbey, PRP - Managing Debate Paul McClintock, PRP - Making and Managing Multiple Motions Ann Guiberson, PRP - Managing Nominations Lucy Anderson, PRP - The Audacious One [/wpmem_logged_in]
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2018 Annual Meeting Set

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On March 23-24, 2018, the first global parliamentary conference will commence. The conference will feature a networking session, four educational workshops, and an association business meeting. If you're interested in learning more, visit our Annual Meeting page.
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Election of First Board of Directors

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Congratulations to the newly elected board of directors -- President Weldon Merritt, PRP; Vice President Evan Lemoine, PRP; Secretary Beth Sapp James, PRP; and Treasurer Amber Slaughter. These individuals were elected at the first-ever EAP meeting since being organized by representatives of each of the four EAP-affiliated units.
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Special Rules for Special Meeting

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The president pro tem and secretary pro tem have drafted meeting rules for the purpose of our first meeting. You are encouraged to familiarize yourself with these rules prior to the meeting. For additional questions or concerns, contact Weldon Merritt, PRP. Special Rules of Order for October 19, 2017 Special Meeting The meeting will be conducted using FreeConferenceCall.com. To ensure that the meeting is limited to EAP members, all persons wishing to participate, regardless of their unit membership status, must complete and submit the membership application and meeting registration forms specified in the Call to Meeting. Specific call-in instructions will be sent only to those who have completed and submitted the applicable forms, and whose NAP membership has been verified by the secretary pro tem. The president pro tem and…
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Call to Special Meeting

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CALL TO MEETING The Electronic Association of Parliamentarians will hold a special meeting on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:30PM Central Time for the purpose of electing permanent officers for a two-year term expiring at the 2019 annual meeting. In accordance with our bylaws and provisos, nominations for the offices of president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer will be made from the floor. All officers must be members of EAP, and the treasurer must be a resident of the United States. To assist in the nomination process, all individuals interested in serving in any capacity may notify the secretary who will submit the name of each individual who meets the eligibility criteria. The meeting will be conducted using FreeConferenceCall.com, which offers over 63 international dial-in numbers (Japan and Malaysia included).…
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Special Meeting Registration

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CALL TO MEETING The Electronic Association of Parliamentarians will hold a special meeting on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:30PM Central Time for the purpose of electing permanent officers for a two-year term expiring at the 2019 annual meeting. In accordance with our bylaws and provisos, nominations for the offices of president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer will be made from the floor. All officers must be members of EAP, and the treasurer must be a resident of the United States. To assist in the nomination process, all individuals interested in serving in any capacity may notify the secretary who will submit the name of each individual who meets the eligibility criteria. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION Event registration for this first event is two-fold. After the secretary has reviewed and…
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