"The Object of OSAP shall be to promote and pursue the purposes and the educational programs of NAP; to study, teach, promote, and disseminate the fundamental principles and the philosophies of parliamentary law in the State of Oklahoma; and to bring into closer cooperation all parliamentarians in the State of Oklahoma." * Bylaws of the Oklahoma State Association
Welcome to the Oklahoma State Association of Parliamentarians website!
OSAP Annual Convention
The Oklahoma State Association of Parliamentarians was chartered in 1985 by the National Association of Parliamentarians, organized in 1930. There are six local study Units across the state. Each Unit promotes the study of parliamentary procedure and the educational programs of the National Association of Parliamentarians on a local level.
Stay in touch to learn about future workshops!
"Train the Trainer" workshop
Thursday, July 25, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, Sept 21, 2013
Belle Isle Library
9:00 - 12:00 noon (tentative)
Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Belle Isle Library (downstairs)
10:00 - 12:00 noon
ABOUT The National Association of Parliamentarians
Organized in 1930, The National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) is recognized as the oldest and largest professional non-profit association of parliamentarians in the world and works with organizations and individuals to educate them on fair and effective meeting procedures, The Oklahoma City Unit Is a local unit and conducts monthly meetings which support and promote the educational programs of NAP.
"Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty." --- Henry M. Robert
Parliamentary Procedure is based on the consideration of the rights of the majority, the rights of the minority (especially a large minority which is greater than one-third), the rights of individual members, the rights of absentee members, and the rights of all of these groups taken together.
The Oklahoma State Association of Parliamentarians is a Constituent Division of the
National Association of Parliamentarians
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