Parliamentary Procedure is a plan to preside over all business meetings of your local association using parliamentary procedure.
Parliamentary procedure will allow you to:
Enable an assembly to transact business with speed and efficiency.
Protect the rights of each participant.
Preserve a spirit of harmony and fairness in the group, even when participants disagree on issues.
Principles of Parliamentary Procedure
Only one subject may claim the attention of the body at a time.
The body should fully and freely consider each issue brought to it.
Every participant has equal rights.
The will of the majority must be carried out and the rights of the minority must be protected.
Each participant must become part of the larger body.