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Parliamentary Procedure Made Easy

Apr
30
2018
Mon 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Parliamentary Procedure Made Easy (FREE) Parliamentary procedure is a term that many believe is limited to government associations; however, corporations, nonprofits, faith based organizations, schools, civic clubs, etc. all use parliamentary procedure to conduct business meetings. The courts have held that these organizations are subject to the principles of parliamentary law if they do not have procedural policies of their own. As a result, ignoring or incorrectly applying parliamentary procedure can lead to embarrassment and lawsuits. This presentation will include the following: • Parliamentary Procedure-Its Purpose, Use, and General Principles • Transacting Business at a Meeting (3) Summary of Steps in Handling a Motion ( • Types of Motions-Definitions, Examples and Precedence of Motions • Other Rules Governing the Consideration of Motions • Tips on Parliamentary Procedure and • Committees and Elections. This seminar will make reference throughout the presentation on the role of the moderator/chairperson/president. Sam Gore, Resource Specialist and Member of the American Institute of Parliamentarians will present this informative seminar. Whether you are a board member, chairperson, or a person who regularly attends public meetings, you will find this seminar to be invaluable. Make plans now to attend this seminar before your next meeting. Please register for this seminar by following the instructions on page 19. If you do not have internet access, call 910-272-3631. Walk-ins are welcome as space allows. M 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm 04/30/18 WDC Sam Gore

Speaker(s): Sam Gore


Fee: No Cost

Phone: 910-272-3631

Location

Robeson Community College Small Business Center
Workforce Development Center, Building 18
5160 Fayetteville Road, Lumberton, NC 28358
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