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Schedule at a Glance

This schedule is subject to change.
* denotes in-person only events

Time (CT) Event
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Registration & Bookstore Open*
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Board of Directors Regular Meeting*
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch: Celebrating Our Members*
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM First Timers Orientation*
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Opening: Annual Meeting*
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Welcome Reception and Happy Hour at Maverick Distilling*

Time (CT) Event
7:30 AM - 9:00  AM Buffet Breakfast*
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration & Bookstore Open*
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Workshop: You Dirty Rats, You Didn't Ratify That (1.25 CEU) Presented by Charles Bass, PRP

Workshop: The Parliamentarian Heretic (1.25 CEU) Presented by Steven Bolen, PRP

Workshop: Parli Business: The Business of Parliamentary Procedure (1.25 CEU) Presented by Fashika Willis-McClellan, PRP

Workshop: Pricing Practices for the Professional Parliamentarian (1.25 CEU) Presented by James Jones, PRP

Parliamentary Learning Lab: Serving as Parliamentarian*(1.25 CEU) (Separate registration required.)
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Workshop: Professional Responsibility Presentation (1.25 CEU-PR) Presented by Steve Britton, PRP

Workshop: Spilling the Tea on Building Your Business (1.25 CEU) Presented by Tamara Dunning, PRP

Workshop: Consensus Decision vs. Deliberation by RONR (1.25 CEU) Presented by Lorenzo Cuesta, PRP

Workshop: Don't Take It Personally: Understanding the Appeal Process (1.25 CEU) Presented by Tamara Harris, PRP
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch: Update from the Commission on Credentialing*
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Workshop: Help! My Body Has Fallen, and It Can't Get Up! (1.25 CEU) Presented by Kirby Glad, PRP

Workshop: RONR Crisis Management (1.25 CEU) Presented by John Berg, PRP

Workshop: Professional Business Writing Lab for Parliamentarians* (1.25 CEU) Presented by Robert B. Blair, PRP

Workshop: Pitfalls in Engagement Agreements for Parliamentarians (1.25 CEU-PR) Presented by Roger Hanshaw, PRP

Parliamentary Learning Lab: Presiding* (1.25 CEU) (Separate registration required.)
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Workshop: Conflict Resolution Beyond RONR (1.25 CEU) Presented by Esther Heller, PRP

Workshop: The Disciplinary Trial of Hetty Blocker: Did She Do It? (1.25 CEU) Presented by Andrea Hazzard, RP

Workshop: Can I Amend That? Understanding the Settled Rule (1.25 CEU) Presented by Susan Eads Role, PRP

Workshop: Harmonizing Meetings: The Artful Dance of Parliamentary Procedure, and Conflict Resolution (1.25 CEU) Presented by Marsha Thornton, PRP
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM NAPEF Annual Meeting*

Time (CT) Event
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Buffet Breakfast*
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration & Bookstore Open*
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Workshop: You're Treasurer - Now What? (1.25 CEU) Presented by Lewis Vetter, PRP

Workshop: The Secretary's Snags and Snafus (1.25 CEU) Presented by Carol Prahinski, RP

Workshop: Exploring Ethics: Professional Responsibility Workshop (1.25 CEU-PR) Presented by Jennifer Nickel, RP

Workshop: Considerations for Serving Your Client (1.25 CEU) Presented by Ramona Hill, PRP
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Workshop: I'm Telling It All: Role of Tellers in an Election (1.25 CEU) Presented by Twylah Jenkins, PRP

Workshop: The 3Rs or Maybe the 3Cs? (1.25 CEU) Presented by David Mezzera, PRP

Workshop: Proxies: Parliamentarian in Peril? (1.25 CEU) Presented by Miriam Simmons, PRP & David Whitaker, PRP

Workshop: Better Safe Than Sorry: Writing Custom Rules to Address Contingencies (1.25 CEU) Presented by Daniel Seabold, PRP
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch: Legal Issues* (by NAP Legal Advisor, Daniel Ivey-Soto, PRP)
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Workshop: What Are the Connections? Incidental Motions vs. Incidental Main Motions (1.25 CEU) Presented by Cynthia Mayo, PRP & Margie Booker, PRP

Workshop: Everything Was Going So Well, or Was It? Second Guesses and Second Chances (1.25 CEU) Presented by Lucy Johnson, PRP & Josh Martin, PRP

Workshop: Presiding at Dangerous Meetings (1.25 CEU) Presented by Gregory Carlson, PRP

Workshop: Ethical Considerations for Practicing Parliamentarians (1.25 CEU-PR) Presented by Helen McFadden, PRP

Parliamentary Learning Lab: Professional Responsibility* (1.25 CEU-PR) (Separate registration required.)
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Free Time to Explore San Antonio
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM NAPEF Fundraiser: River Walk Cruise and Dinner at Casa Rio (separate registration required)*

Time (CT) Event
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Buffet Breakfast*
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Interfaith Service*
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Plenary Session: When Parliamentarians Should and Should Not Advise Clients About the Application of Procedural Law* Presented by Thomas (Burke) J. Balch, PRP
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Closing Ceremony

2024 Pre-Convention Events


Time (CT) Event
8:00 AM-5:00 PM PRP Certification Exam (PRPCE) (separate registration required)*