eNAP Annual Meeting - February 13, 2023

Zoom Link

The Zoom meeting link is not posted on our publicly viewable web site.  This measure reduces the risk of Zoom bombing. 

The link has been emailed to all members and vetted guests. If you are a guest and would like to attend, or if you need it sent again, please email contact@enapunit.org.

Members may also find it in the eNAP members-only web site at:

https://groups.google.com/g/enapmembers?label=links

Agenda

     Agenda for the February 13 Meeting of eNAP

0. Verify Quorum of 7 (lesser of 7 and 20%)

1. Welcome of Guests

2. Approval of Previous Meeting's Minutes (enapunit.org/minutes)

3. Consideration of Applicants for Provisional Membership

4. Special Orders

5. Recess for Educational Program (enapunit.org/minutes)

6. Reports of Officers, Boards, and Committees (enapunit.org/reports)

7. Unfinished Business and General Orders.

8. New Business - see previous notices for any motions in the meeting notice

9. Announcements

Note: The agenda is set by special rule of order 13.

Draft Minutes for January 9, 2023

eNAP Unit of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PARLIAMENTARIANS®

Draft Minutes

2023-01-09 Regular Meeting

The 2022-01-09 Regular Meeting of the eNAP Unit of the National Association of Parliamentarians (eNAP) was held online via Zoom and called to order at 8:00 PM CT (U.S. Central Time) by President Weldon Merritt, with Secretary Richard Halverson present. A quorum was present.

 

Those attending were: Allora Goode Cyrus, Crystal Thomas, Danielle Henry, Delores C Schoen, Diana Bacon, Don Freese, James Lohr, Jennifer Nickel, Jenny Liu, Joan Harmon, Lee Woodward, Mark Apodaca, Mary Q. Grant, Myra Celestin, Paul McClintock, Patricia Martin, Richard Brown, Richard Halverson, Roberta Berry, Sharon L Williams Jackson, Thomas F. Holmes, Vanessa M Black, Vivian Tansil, Weldon Merritt, Guests: Alisa Ryu, Mamphahlele Moruthane, Sheila Beverly-Skinner, Tom Havelka

 

The minutes of the December 11, 2022 regular meeting were approved as posted at https://enapunit.org/agenda.

 

President Merritt reported the nominations from the nominating committee: Dr. Mary Grant, President; Paul McClintock: Vice President; and Roberta Berry: Secretary. There were no further nominations for any from the floor, and the nominees were elected by acclamation.

 

The unit recessed for the education program at 8:05 PM CT. Paul McClintock, PRP taught on RP-PE 3.34 through 3.38 items, "Recess" covering Registered Parliamentarian Exam Performance Expectations. The presentation was followed by a question-and-answer period.

 

The meeting resumed at 9:34 PM CT.

 

The next meeting will be held on Monday February 13, 2023, at 8:00 pm CT.

 

With no further business or announcements, the meeting adjourned at 9:39 PM CT.

 

Richard Halverson, Secretary

 

 


Reports and Motions

Reports for the February 13, 2023 Reuglar Meeting -- Check back for updates

Note:  Reports are posted as they become available by the respective officer or committee. Please check back if a report is missing. All reports should be available prior to the start of the meeting.

President's Report

-- Mary Q. Grant, EdD, PRP

Vice President's Report

The vice president has met by phone and Zoom with the president and the board in preparing for the new term.

-- Paul McClintock, PRP

Secretary's Report

-- Roberta Berry, RP

Executive Board Report

-- Mary Q. Grant, EdD, PRP

Education Committee Annual Report

The Feb. 2023 education program will continue the 2022 series of programs based on the Registered Parliamentarian Performance Expectations  (RP-PE) .  At the Feb. 2023 meeting, the committee will solicit suggestions if any on alternatives for future 2023 educational programs.  If no such suggestions alter the committee's thinking, the committee expects to continue in 2023 with the RP-PE topics. 

-- Paul McClintock, PRP

Membership Committee Report

-- Roberta Berry, RP

Nominating Committee Report:

The 2023 Nominating Committee will be elected at the October meeting:

Motions Expected to be Considered at this meeting:

__________

Archived reports for previous meetings are filed at the members-only site at:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/enapmembers/categories

Educational Program

eNAP Educational Program for 2023-02-13


Part 1 -- Education Committee members will present a program on the topics as shown below, based primarily on the Registered Parliamentarian Performance Expectations  (RP-PE) as indicated below.  See these at:

> https://www.parliamentarians.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/43-RP-Standards-rev.-08062021.pdf.


For Feb. 13, 2023, we will cover:

Performance Expectations: Adjourn


For information on...


The Feb. 2023 education program will continue the 2022 series of programs based on the RP-PE (see above).  At the Feb. 2023 meeting, the committee will solicit suggestions if any on alternatives for future 2023 educational programs.  If no such suggestions alter the committee's thinking, the committee expects to continue in 2023 with the RP-PE topics, because the RP-PE is essential for those preparing for the RP exam, and it is solid parliamentary education for all levels of membership.


Thus, the tentative 2023 educational program schedule, with tentative presenters shown, is:


Be aware that this plan may be adjusted or replaced in full by the education committee at any time; the enapunit.org website (Meeting Materials > Educational Program) should have any updates to the plan as they occur.


Part 2 -- eNAP Special Rule of Order 11(A) says: "A part of each educational program shall be to allow members to ask opinions of other members on parliamentary questions that they have."


If possible, please submit membership questions ahead of time to contact@enapunit.org.


The 2023 eNAP Education Committee consists of 

Call to Meeting

[Note: this meeting notice may be further edited, up till the time it is emailed about a week before the meeting.]


eNAP meets Monday, February 13 at 8pm CT via Zoom


Join us for a regular meeting of the eNAP Unit of the National Association of Parliamentarians, The meeting will be Monday, February 13, 2023 via Zoom, at 8:00 PM Central Time. Please note that the meeting will be recorded.


Join Zoom Meeting on a PC:


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The meeting room will open ten minutes prior to the meeting. If you are having issues joining the meeting, please email us at contact@enapunit.org.


Attendees should use screen names consisting of their real first and last names, and are encouraged to add a suffix to indicate their state, province, or country (example: Katherine Johnson WV). If you are NOT a current member, please preface your name with the prefix of g (example: g Katherine Johnson). Officers should also use the appropriate prefixes designated for them.


The meeting begins at 8:00 PM Central Time or see the time in your local time zone.


FOR MEMBERS


The draft agenda and minutes, reports, and educational program are posted as they become available by the respective officer or committee. Please check back if a report is missing, or if it is a prior meeting report. All reports should be available prior to the meeting call to order.


Educational Program

For Part I, Don Freese, PRP-R will teach on "Adjourn" covering Registered Parliamentarian Exam Performance Expectations  (RP-PE) 3.39 - 3.44 (described here).  Part II of the program is always a question and answer period. Questions can be on any parliamentary topic. Guests may participate in both Parts I and II.


FOR GUESTS AND FIRST-TIME ATTENDEES


If you have never attended an eNAP meeting, please plan to arrive 5 to 10 minutes prior to the call to ensure you understand how the meeting will be conducted and to converse with other attendees. It is strongly recommended you review our introduction page to familiarize yourself with the eNAP chat room and terminology.


If you are not yet an eNAP member and would like to join, you may complete and submit the application form. Applications by NAP members are approved automatically upon verification of their NAP membership. Application by those who are not NAP members may be approved after they have attended at least one unit meeting.


MEMBERS-ONLY AREA AND REQUESTING ACCESS


If you are an eNAP member, or a guest requesting eNAP membership, please verify or request access to our Google Groups page. Voting could be held via this section at any time, which is akin to a ballot vote. Should you have difficulty logging in or requesting membership, please contact me. To ensure sufficient time, please do this 2 or more days prior to the meeting if possible.


As always, we welcome you to invite guests to our meeting to observe and/or join our electronic unit. I look forward to seeing you at the upcoming e-meeting, and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.


Roberta Berry, RP, Secretary

contact@enapunit.org