ERIC Number: ED340910
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
A Handbook of Parliamentary Procedure. Revised.
Williams, Oscar M.; Dyer, Delwyn A.
The use of parliamentary procedures, explained in this guide, enables an organization to accomplish expeditiously and fairly the purpose for which it was organized. Good parliamentary procedure ensures justice to everyone, prescribes order, reflects kindness and courtesy, and allows constructive use of limited time. This handbook of parliamentary procedures contains the following sections: membership privileges and responsibilities; keys to being a good member; meetings--types, plans, and order of business; types of motions, making and amending a motion, resolution, and often used motions; chart of motions; officers--qualifications and duties; board of directors; nominations and elections; bylaws and standing rules; and definitions--general, motions, methods of voting, votes, and laws and rules. A suggested bylaw outline is included. (NLA)
Descriptors: Administrators, Elections, Governing Boards, Group Membership, Guides, Meetings, Organizational Objectives, Organizations (Groups), Parliamentary Procedures, Voting
Center for Volunteer Development, CVD Suite, Donaldson Brown Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0150 (Publication No. 305-772).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Center for Volunteer Development.; Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, Blacksburg.