eNAP Meeting - July 11, 2022

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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 June 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 (https://www.enapunit.org/minutes)

3. Consideration of Applicants for Provisional Membership

4. Recess for Educational Program (https://www.enapunit.org/minutes)

5. Reports of Officers, Boards, and Committees (https://www.enapunit.org/reports)

6. Unfinished Business and General Orders.

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

8. Announcements

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

Draft Minutes

eNAP Unit of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PARLIAMENTARIANS®

Draft Minutes

2022-06-13 Regular Meeting

The 2022-06-13 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: Adam Hathaway, Andrea Banks, Ann Rempel, Atul Kapur, Benjamin Carroll, Crystal Thomas, Danielle Henry, Delores C Schoen, Diana Bacon, Don Freese, Jacquita L Wright-Henderson, Jan Meyer, Jeanna Kindle, Jenny Liu, Joan Harmon, Lee Woodward, Dr. Mary Q. Grant, Myrna Phillips, Paul McClintock, Richard Halverson, Roberta Berry, Seitebatso Moruthane, Sharon L Williams Jackson, Thomas F. Holmes, Vanessa M Black, Vicki Walter, Weldon Merritt,. Guest: Mare Repetto

The minutes of the previous regular meeting were approved as posted at https://enapunit.org/agenda.

The unit recessed for the education program at 8:01 PM CT. Education Committee Thomas Holmes, RP, presented on the topic: Amend, covering Registered Parliamentarian Exam Performance Expectations (RP-PE) 3.1-3.7. The presentation was followed by a question-and-answer period.

The meeting resumed at 9:21 PM CT.

The next meeting will be held on Monday July 11, 2022, at 8:00 pm CT.

The NAP Virtual Leadership Conference will be held August 26-27, 2022

The NAP Training Conference Albuquerque New Mexico will be held September 8-10, 2022

With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:32 PM CT.

Richard Halverson, Secretary





Reports and Motions

Reports for the April 11, 2022 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

The president has appointed the following members to the indicated committees:

· Education Committee:

o Azella Collins, PRP

o Don Freese, PRP-R

o Thomas Holmes, RP

· Membership Committee:

o Rose Acerra

o Suzanna Rawlins

-- Weldon Merritt, PRP-R

Vice President's Report

-- Paul McClintock, PRP

Secretary's Report

-- Richard Halverson

Executive Board Report

On February 11, 2022, the Executive Board, via email, approved the president’s appointments of the following members to the indicated committees:

· Education Committee:

o Azella Collins, PRP

o Don Freese, PRP-R

o Thomas Holmes, RP

· Membership Committee:

o Rose Acerra

o Suzanna Rawlins

-- Weldon Merritt

Membership Committee Report

-- Richard Halverson

Motions Expected to be Considered at this meeting:

None.

-- Richard Halverson

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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 2022-07-11


Part 1 -- Education Committee member Weldon Merritt, PRP-R, will be the presenter. The topic is, Amend (part 2), covering Registered Parliamentarian Exam Performance Expectations (RP-PE) 3.8 through 3.14. See these at:

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

and the key to symbols at the bottom of:

> https://www.parliamentarians.org/rp-standards/

Note that this year's lessons will cover only the RP-PE items with a blue triangle "1" in front, for exam process "step 1".


The educational program schedule, subject to change, is for education committee members to present as follows:

  • For July, Weldon Merritt will teach on the RP-PE 3.8 through 3.14 items, "Amend"

  • For August, Paul McClintock will teach on the RP-PE 3.15 through 3.17 items, "Commit or Refer"

  • For September, Don Freese will teach on RP-PE 3.18 through 3.22 items, "Postpone Definitely"

  • For October, Thomas Holmes will teach on the RP-PE 3.23 through 3.27 items, "Limit/Extend Limits of Debate"

  • For November, Weldon Merritt will teach on the RP-PE 3.28 through 3.33 items, "Previous Question"

  • For December, Paul McClintock will teach on the RP-PE 3.34 through 3.38 items, "Recess"

  • For January 2023, Don Freese will teach on the RP-PE 3.39 through 3.44 items, "Adjourn"


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.

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, July 11 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, June 13, 2022 via Zoom, at 8:00 PM Central Time or see the time in your local time zone. Please note that the meeting will be recorded.


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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, eNAP President and Education Committee member Wendell Merritt, PRP-R, will present on the topic: Amend, covering Registered Parliamentarian Exam Performance Expectations (RP-PE) 3.8-3.14 (described here). Part II of the program is always a question and answer period. Questions can be on any parliamentary topic. Guests may ask questions.


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.


Richard Halverson, Secretary

contact@enapunit.org