April 24, 2021
Memo To: Members, North Carolina Association of Parliamentarians
From: Tannis F. Nelson, PRP, President
Regarding: New members and NAP District Conference June 5, 2021
On behalf of NCAP it’s a pleasure to welcome our newest members. We’re excited some of you some of you are already involved in e units and exploring ways to meet with others interested in parliamentary procedure. NCAP hosted a Zoom presentation in February and a number of workshops during our annual meeting in March. Continue to check the NAP and NCAP’s web sites for upcoming events: www.ncparliamentarians.org. We look forward to meeting each of you in the near future.
The NAP District 3 Conference will be held virtually on June 5, 2021. You will be receiving registration information in the upcoming weeks from Carol Johnson Davis, PRP, Director of NAP’s District 3.
During the conference we will have a brief business meeting and elect a new District 3 Director. We will also have several workshops as described below. We are so pleased one of our distinguished members of NCAP, Henry Jones, Esquire agreed to provide a workshop on ratification. Henry always presents valuable and useful information for all levels, from those members serving their organizations as a member parliamentarian to those serving clients as PRP’s.
To Err is Human, To Ratify is Smart; But to Ignore is Downright Dangerous
Description: Mistakes are sometimes made in meetings. In his presentation, Attorney Henry Jones, will discuss some after-the-fact options to respond to a previous mistake and the risks and benefits resulting from each alternative response. A North Carolina attorney, Mr. Jones will also show how some state statutes governing remote meetings can sometimes cause or provide solutions to these mistakes.
Meetings in the New Normal, A Panel Discussion
Description: Hybrid meetings pose significant and challenging questions related to parliamentary procedure. In particular, how can we create a meeting environment that is fair and equitable to all members regardless of their mode of participation? How will we handle matters such as recognition and voting? How are motions made by those attending virtually versus by those attending in person?
The Virtual Parliamentarian
Description: An analysis of the role of parliamentary procedure in the world of virtual meetings, including practical tips for adapting the rules to fit the necessities of the digital environment as well as adapting the digital environment to comply with the rules and principles of parliamentary law. Presented by Tim Wynn, PRP, Parliamentarian for NAP. early list and describe the services you offer. Also, be sure to showcase a premium service.
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