Parliamentarian Resources

Parliamentarian Responsibilities

The chapter Parliamentarian is responsible for interpreting and applying the rules of order for each chapter meeting and for all chapter operations. These rules may include Robert's Rules of Order, chapter constitutions or bylaws, and are designed to help chapter operations run smoothly and efficiently. The parliamentarian should give advice on parliamentary procedure to the president, officers, committees, and other members of the chapter. They should also be experts in the nominations and elections process.  Possible responsibilities may include:

  • Bylaws Consultant

  • Creating amendments to chapter constitution/bylaws

  • Presiding officer for any elections/official votes