The Parliamentarian’s responsibilities are described in the bylaws and in Robert’s Rules of Order. Per the bylaws, the Parliamentarian is appointed by the President(s), subject to Board ratification, shall have a vote on the Executive Board, shall advise any member or officer on parliamentary questions, and shall be chair of the bylaws committee.
Per Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised, the parliamentarian may not make motions, second motions, discuss motions, or vote in Executive Board, Board, or Membership meetings. The Fallbrook Garden Club’s bylaws overrule these restrictions only in that the Parliamentarian may vote as a member of the Executive Board.
The Parliamentarian should