About INPLU

The Inland Northwest Parliamentary Law Unit (INPLU), was chartered August 31, 2007, in Spokane, Washington, as a local unit of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP). It is affiliated with the Washington State Associatio n of Parliamentarians (WSAP), within NAP District Seven.

INPLU normally meets on the third Tuesday of each even-numbered month at 6:15 pm, at Denny's Restaurant, 3525 N Division St., Spokane, Washington. Meetings usually last about an hour and a half, includimg an educational presentation about parliamentary procedure, and a short business meeting. Guests are always welcome.

The next reegular unit meeting will be the Annual Meeting, on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Denny's. Business to be conducted will include presentation of written officer and committee reeports, election of officers for the 2019-2020 term, and election of an Audit Committee. The educational session will be on Chapter 20,  "Convention Delegate or Alternate," of Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised in Brief, presented by Robb ie Jackson.
Our Leaders
INPLU Offcers are elected at the October meeting in even-numbered years, and serve two-year terms beginning January 1 of the next odd-numbered year. Officers and committe chairs for 2016-2018 are:

Standing Committee Chairs for the same term are:

Unit Representative to WSAP Board of Directors, (elected at the February meeting in odd-numberdd years) is Weldon Merritt, PRP, unitrep@inplu.org
Our Governing Documents
  • Our Bylaws contain our basic organization and structure.
  • Our Special Rules of Order contain our Order of Business and other parliamentary rules that differ from the Robert's Rules defaults.
  • Our Standing Rules contain the administrative procedures for our unit.
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