AIP members gathered for several days of fun “Above it All!” in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Officers elected were:
President: Kay Allison Crews, CP, PRP
Vice President: The Honorable Daniel Ivey-Soto, JD, CP-T, PRP
Secretary: Robert M. Peskin, DDS
Treasurer: Barbara J. Rosi, PRP

DSC_7868aElected to the Board of Directors were:
Lucy Hicks Anderson, JD, PRP
Carolyn Hoxie
Weldon Merritt, CPP, PRP
Joe Theobald, Ph.D., CP-T, PRP

Remaining on the Board of Directors:
Al Gage, CP-T, PRP
Ann Guiberson, PRP
Mary Remson, CPP-T, PRP
Jeanette Williams, CP-T, PRP
Ruth Ryan, CP-T, PRP, remains on the Board as Education Director.

DSC_7828aAt the Post-Annual Session Board meeting, the following elections were held:

Members of the Board elected to serve on the Executive Committee:
Al Gage, CP-T, PRP
Ann Guiberson, PRP

Accrediting Director: E. Marie Wilson, CPP-T, PRP
Communications Director: Larry Cisar, Ph.D., CPP-T, RP

The following Standing Committee Chairmen were appointed by the President and confirmed by the Board of Directors:
• Audit: Joe Theobald, Ph.D., CP-T, PRP
• Budget and Finance: Barbara Rosi, PRP
• Bylaws and Standing Orders: Colette Collier Trohan, CPP-T, PRP
• Member Services: Ann Guiberson, PRP
DSC_7833a• Opinions: Michael Malamut, JD, CPP-T, PRP
• Youth and Scholarship Activities: Al Gage, CP, PRP
• Ethics Committee: Sarah E. Merkle, JD, CPP-T, PRP

Betty Green, CPP-T, PRP, was elected by the Board to the Ethics Committee.


Thanks to all those members who are willing to continue to serve AIP!

Welcome to the American Institute of Parliamentarians!

This is the premier website for practicing parliamentarians and those interested in the study of meeting management, governance and parliamentary procedure. If you are already an AIP member, we welcome you to visit the member resource section to access tools that will help you in your learning and professional endeavors. If you would like to renew your membership, or your membership has already lapsed, please use this secure online form.

We invite you to become a part of our community by joining AIP today.

AIP’s learning experiences focus on every level of the parliamentary profession. Our programs will enhance your performance as an officer, presiding officer, or informed member. You can expand your knowledge of governance and parliamentary procedure and aid your efforts to make your organization efficient and effective.

Member QuestionsNon Member Questions

For questions please contact AIP. AIP members and guests are encouraged to contact the president with concerns. President Kay Crews will be delighted to provide orientation to someone new to parliamentary procedure or the website. She also will assist members in resolving issues and is always happy to share ideas.

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Newsletter for website

AIP Communicator June 2016 Issue is Online!
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Smile For AIP!

Amazon, that huge retailer of books, entertainment, and merchandise, has a new program. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. There is no cost to you or to AIP for this program. You can read about the program here.

Please go to Smile.Amazon.com and select the American Institute of Parliamentarians as your charity (or select this link to go right there). Details on registering are found here.

There is no cost to you or to AIP for this program — another reason to Smile For AIP!


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AIPEF Scholarships or Grants
For inquiries relating to AIPEF scholarships or grants, please contact Mary Remson, Chair, AIPEF


Educational Events
AIP sponsors several practicum, workshops, and conferences designed to help the professional development of the practicing professional, new association officer, experienced board member or beginning parliamentary student. These training events focus on: leadership, presiding skills, board governance, parliamentary skills, and not for profit regulations. Each of these educational opportunities offer hands on learning, expert instruction, as well as the chance for idea sharing through strong networking possibilities.