The parliamentarian advises the board of directors and members on matters of parliamentary procedure, and serves as a consultant, especially in a meeting, where only the chair has the authority to rule on questions of order or to answer parliamentary inquiries.

 

Contact Denton Community Council of PTA's Parliamentarian, Aimee Jones, at dccptas.parliamentarian@gmail.com.

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Duties at a Glance

  • Maintains copies of current governing documents - bylaws, standing rules, policies and parliamentary authority.
  • Provides guidance to members and board members on issues outlined in governing documents.
  • Ensure your Local PTA meets all requirements of the Standards of Continuing Affiliation.
  • Confer with president prior to the meeting regarding business items on the agenda.
  • Advises the president on points of parliamentary procedure.
  • Maintains a position of impartiality and does not make motions, enter debate or vote.

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Resources

View the BASICS Parliamentarian webinar here.

Download the BASICS Parliamentarian Resource Guide
Hard copies available through the Texas PTA Store.
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Dates for 2019-2020

Watch for emails from Council President, Suzanne Danhof