Credentials of a Professional Parliamentarian

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Debunking Myths on Parliamentary Procedure #1-3

Parliamentary procedure is one of the most useful subjects for organizations and members. It deals with leadership, communication, meeting management, and so much more. However, because parliamentary procedure is often self-learned and limited in official coursework, there are often many “myths” in this subject. It is important to note that these misconceptions can cause errors [...]

Using Parliamentary Procedure Efficiently in Board Meetings

Disclaimer: The following article is written based on the parliamentary authority Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised and is not intended as legal advice. Parliamentary authorities may differ slightly in board meeting procedures and processing of motions.  One of the biggest misconceptions about Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised is the belief that nonprofit boards [...]

Voting 101 and 102 Infographics Released!

A new series of infographics on voting have been released! Voting 101 and Voting 102 will list voting methods according to Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised 11th ed., basic procedures, and the best contexts to use each form of voting. You can access the infographics through the Resources > Infographics page or view the pictures [...]

Parliamentary Procedure 101 Guide

The Parliamentary Procedure 101 Guide is now released! You can access it here or through the Resources page. The guide (available in .pptx) features the following topics: What is Parliamentary Procedure? Parliamentary Procedure Fundamental Principles Why do we use Parliamentary Procedure? When and How Do You Use Parliamentary Procedure? Motions 101: Steps in Processing a Motion [...]