House of Deputies of The Episcopal Church

Daily archives: Monday, June 15, 2015

Parliamentary Resource Deputies Appointed

President Jennings has appointed 13 deputies who will be available to answer questions about parliamentary procedure, help deputies make motions, and more. The deputies who have agreed to serve are: Larry Hitt of the Diocese of Colorado Joan Geiszler-Ludlum of the Diocese of East Carolina Sally Johnson of the Diocese of Minnesota Paul Ambos of…
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A Letter from President Jennings: Are You Ready?

June 15, 2015 Dear Deputies and Alternate Deputies: Are you ready? In a week, we’ll begin gathering in Salt Lake City for General Convention. During the last three years, I’ve met so many of you online, over the phone, and at meetings, and I can’t wait for the chance to be together in one place…
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Parliamentary Procedure Charts

House of Deputies Parliamentarian Bryan Krislock has prepared reference charts of how to make common parliamentary motions. The first chart can be used as long as the current Rules of Order are in place; the second chart can be used if the House of Deputies adopts the new proposed rules. These charts will not be…
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A Romp Through the Virtual Binder

Deputy Liz Brauza of the Diocese of Western New York has created “A Romp Through the Virtual Binder” to help deputies practice for our first paperless General Convention. Download the document and visit the virtual binder “sandbox” site through Thursday, June 18 to practice. “You cannot break it,” Brauza writes. “I promise.” After June 18, the…
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