CSAP Held Its First Virtual Annual Meeting on October 3, 2020

CSAP’s 2020 Annual Meeting on October 3 was a wonderful opportunity to gather together. Fifty-six CSAP members and friends attended this meeting, with 44 attendees eligible to vote. Members considered and voted on proposed bylaw and standing rule amendments and for a new CSAP leadership team. CSAP’s board of directors serve for a 2-year term and are elected at the Annual Meeting in even-numbered years. This year, members chose the following team of elected Offices: Read more…

A New Year is Coming! CSAP Board of Directors Hopes to Hear from YOU in 2021!!

Calling CSAP Members and friends, aspiring parliamentarians and civic minded persons to get ready to attend not just NAP Unit meetings and events, but also CSAP’s Annual Meeting in late Summer/Fall, 2021. This center-stage event is brought to you each year through the selfless efforts of many dedicated volunteers. If you would like to join the team, or have ideas to share Contact Us. We want to and need to hear from CSAP members. In Read more…

CSAP 2019 Annual Meeting Recap

The 72nd session of CSAP’s annual meeting convened on Saturday, October 19 at the Biltmore Hotel & Suites in Santa Clara, California, with Vice-President Esther presiding due to absence of President James Stewart. At the opening bell, 23 members were present. After brief introductions, the session began with a memorial service in honor of fellow parliamentarians: Alice T Allen, Theta; Samuel J Gales, MAL; Kim Goldsworthy, PRP, MAL; June Koefeda, Sigma Rho Pi; and, Mary Read more…

CSAP 2019 Annual Meeting

  The California StateAssociation of ParliamentariansCall to Annual Meeting October 18-19, 2019   Biltmore Hotel and Suites2151 Laurelwood Road Santa Clara, CA 95054   PROGRAM Educational sessions at the Annual Meeting will be kicked off on Friday afternoon: Dave Meigel’s thinking outside the box with Parliamentary Jeopardy S. David Shapiro, PRP giving us an  in depth look a motions that can apply to more than one motion at the same time. Saturday’s educational sessions will Read more…

CSAP 2019 Online Educational Institute

May 11, 2019 This event is free, but signup via EventBrite RSVP is required. The link to register for this event is now live: REGISTER HERE This will be a combined Sierra Area and Pacific Area hosted Educational Institute. The meeting will be held using Zoom video conferencing. One (1) NAP Continuing Education Unit (CEU) will be after completion. Presentations by:Jim Stewart, PRP, CSAP PresidentDavid Mezzera, PRP, CSAP Parliamentarian Agenda: 9:30 am        Read more…

CSAP 2018 Annual Meeting Recap

November 2018 A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT James H. Stewart, PRP My fellow Parliamentarians. Well, once more into the breach dear friends. It is an honor and a privilege to serve, for the 4th time, as your President. My management style is to get good people, give them clear goals, the tools to get the job done, then get out of their way an let them do it. (For a list of my appointees, see Read more…

CSAP 2018 Annual Meeting

The California State Association of Parliamentarians Call to Annual Meeting September 28 – September 29, 2018   Hotel Irvine 17900 Jamboree Road Irvine, CA 92614 Room Rates: $109 per night (Breakfast Included) Room Discount deadline:  September 3, 2018 For room reservations: Use the group passkey link:  https://book.passkey.com/go/09CALI18 or call for reservations at: 877-614-2137 and press 2 for group reservations. Free shuttle service from John Wayne Airport to hotel Hotel Parking $10.00 valet or self parking. Read more…

CSAP 2017 Annual Meeting Recap

Our 70th CSAP Annual Meeting was held at the beautiful Embassy Suites in Sacramento next to the Tower Bridge and Sacramento River.  We were off to a rousing start on Friday evening with David Mezzera’s interactive education workshop on “The Meeting from H.E.L.L.”  Participants were waving their stop signs on pixy sticks to call out the meeting “flubs” that were made. Saturday morning, President Esther Heller gaveled our meeting to order, and, after the opening Read more…

CSAP 2017 Annual Meeting

CSAP Annual Meeting
August 25-26, 2017

Embassy Suites Riverfront Promenade
100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA  95814

Registration information for the CSAP Annual Meeting
If you wish to register online, click here to go to EventBrite.
If you would rather download/print a paper registration form:
Download PDF version of registration form
Download DOC version of registration form
Early Bird Rates, register by July 28, 2017:
$185 – Member Early Bird (including Provisionals)
   $210 – Non-member Early Bird
Regular rates, after July 28, 2017:
   $210 – Member registration
   $235 – Non-member registration
Student rate, regardless of date: $99
Day of (at the door) registration: $260
  Registration includes Saturday afternoon lunch and evening banquet.
  For questions, concerns or help with registration, please contact Annual Meeting coordinator Tamara Dunning.
Hotel Information for the CSAP Annual Meeting

The Embassy Suites Hotel is located along the Sacramento River. Across the street is a parking structure and just beyond that is Old Sacramento. Old Sac has numerous eating places, shopping stores, and even a standup comedy site.  The Capitol is several blocks east of the hotel.  Thanks to the river and the trees, Sacramento’s weather is very pleasant.