Courtesy Resolution Adopted

Courtesy Resolution Adopted

At the 2021 annual meeting, the membership adopted the following courtesy resolution. As instructed in the resolution, a copy is available for members and the public. Whereas, The Electronic Association of Parliamentarians (EAP) held its fourth Annual Meeting & Educational Conference on April 16-17, 2021;Whereas, The EAP Board of Directors, Education Committee, and Technology Committee have spent significant time and effort in organizing and executing the details of this meeting and conference;Whereas, President Evan Lemoine, PRP has demonstrated excellent presiding skills in guiding the assembly through its business; Whereas, The Secretary with support of the Technology Committee ensured that all…
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EAP is on Facebook

EAP is on Facebook

The Electronic Association of Parliamentarians is now on Facebook. Follow us today @EParliamentarians to stay on top of the latest EAP news and updates. We realize many of our members may not visit our page regularly, so follow us to make sure you stay up-to-date!
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Courtesy Resolution Adopted

Courtesy Resolution Adopted

At the third EAP Annual Meeting & Educational Conference, the membership adopted the following courtesy resolution in appreciation of everyone's participation in making this event a success. 2020 Courtesy Resolution - Signed by President LemoineDownload Whereas, The Electronic Association of Parliamentarians (EAP) held its third Annual Meeting & Educational Conference on April 3-4, 2020; Whereas, The EAP Board of Directors, Education Committee, and Technology Support Special Committee have spent significant time and effort in organizing and executing the details of this meeting and conference; and Whereas, President Evan Lemoine, PRP; has demonstrated excellent presiding skills in guiding the assembly through…
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Electronic Meeting Rules for Public Bodies

Electronic Meeting Rules for Public Bodies

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, many jurisdictions are weighing whether electronic meetings can help them conduct business while maintaining public access. According to EAP President Evan Lemoine, PRP, all things are possible. He has drafted Sample Zoom Meeting Rules for Public Bodies to address some of the overarching challenges of how to incorporate technology while still maintaining public access and participation. This document is being made available for free to everyone and will need to be further customized based on the practices of each public body and with consideration of all your applicable jurisdictional laws. Special thanks to EAP Parliamentarian Brandon…
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New AMS Implemented & Dues Renewal

The EAP Chief Webmaster, after discussion with several board members of his concerns with the existing association management, transitioned to a new AMS effective November 25, 2019. While the previous AMS offered many features and capabilities, it was free and self-hosted, therefore updates to its capabilities had to be managed in-house. Training on the system also posed challenging as only a few key features were used and navigation was cumbersome. After identifying the primary needs, a new paid system was identified and implemented. All EAP members must renew their membership using the new system, which includes the previous history they…
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