Texas State Association of Parliamentarians 63rd Annual Convention

The 63rd Annual Convention was held in San Antonio, Texas at the DoubleTree by Hilton Airport Hotel, May 5–7, 2017.  Wanda M. Sims, PRP, NAP Treasurer served as the NAP Representative. The convention started on Friday, May 5, 2017 with the plenary workshop, “Only When Authorized in the Bylaws” presented by Wanda M. Sims, PRP. Bylaws Chairman Richard D. Hayes, JD, PRP presented the Bylaws Forum afterwards. The TSAP Education Endowment Fund Live Auction dinner was held in the evening where Beverly Glynn-Steffenauer served as the mistress of ceremony. On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the following officers were elected to serve for the 2017-2018 term: Sheryl C. Womble, PRP, President; Edward M. Moore, PRP, First Vice President; Pam W. Meyercord, PRP, Second Vice President; Vernon A. Gray, PRP Third Vice President; Kathy Blair, Recording Secretary; and, Beverly Glynn-Steffenauer, Treasurer. The following workshops were presented: “How to Develop and Serve on a National Championship Parliamentary Procedure Team;” Richard D. Hayes, JD, PRP; “Basic Parliamentary Procedure and Mock Meetings;” Edward M. Moore, PRP and Beth Sapp James, RP; “Attracting and Retaining Clients: The Pearl of Consulting;” Kirk Overbey, PRP; “Nonprofit Governance Issues: Policies and Procedures for Parliamentarians to Know;” Lucy H. Anderson, Esq., PRP. At the TSAP Banquet that evening, Kirk Overbey, PRP served as the master of ceremonies. The TSAP Past Presidents were honored and given an opportunity to share...

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