North Sound Chapter of AIP

A chapter of the American Institute of Parliamentarians at the north end of Puget Sound, near Seattle Washington 

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About Us

The North Sound Chapter of AIP (chapter #74, chartered by the American Institute of Parliamentarians) is a local study group of parliamentarians studying

* Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (RONR),
* American Institute of Parliamentarians Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure (AIPSC),
* The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure (TSC),
* Demeter's Rules of Parliamentary Law and Procedure,
* Riddick's Rules of Procedure and
* Cannon's Concise Guide to Rules of Order (Cannon).

The first meeting was held on October 20, 2003 with Kevin Connelly, K. Ann McCartney and Paul McClintock attending.


Regular meetings are scheduled for the third Monday of February, May, August and November. The president shall select meeting times and locations; notice shall be required. The annual meeting is in May.

Each meeting includes both chapter business and an educational program from one or more of the parliamentary authorities. This format provides each member with opportunity to both learn and practice parliamentary procedure.  Guests are welcome to attend.  See agenda.

Date, Time, Place, Topic (all subject to change)

Mon. 2019-02-25, 7:30 p.m., Lake Forest Park Library, AIPSC chapter 27
Mon. 2019-05-20, 7:30 p.m., Connelly residence

Mon. 2019-08-19, 7:30 p.m., Shoreline Library (345 NE 175th St),
AIPSC chapter 28
Mon. 2019-11-18, 7:30 p.m.,
Lake Forest Park Library, AIPSC chapter 29

Mon. 2020-02-24, 7:30 p.m., Lake Forest Park Library, AIPSC chapter 30-31
Mon. 2020-05-18, 7:30 p.m., via (ask Paul for details).  RCW vs RONR
Mon. 2020-08-17, 7:30 p.m., via (ask Paul for details).  RCW vs RONR
Mon. 2020-11-16, 7:30 p.m., place to be determined, What's New in RONR-12

See the NSC History page for dates of prior meetings.

Meeting Locations:
Lake Forest Park Library, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA
Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St, Shoreline, WA


AIP Events are listed online.

Contact Us

For more information about the unit, contact:
Paul McClintock: cell 206-696-0689 or,
14707 60th Pl W, Edmonds, WA 98026.


Matt Schafer, PRP, President
Paul McClintock, CP-T, PRP, Vice President
Kevin Connelly, CP, PRP, Secretary
K. Ann McCartney, PhD, CP-T, PRP, Treasurer
John Berg, PRP
Members-only website, with contact data for members, etc.


  • Organizations
o AIP Northwest Region I -
o NAP - National Association of Parliamentarians - 888-NAP-2929 -
o CAPP - Commission on American Parliamentary Practice -
o Dahms Memorial Foundation Annual Workshop -
  • Resources
o Jim Slaughter's charts of motions (RONR and TSC) - 
o Michael Malamut's charts of motions (RONR, TSC, Demeter, Riddick, TownMT, Tortorice, Keesey, Davis, Atwood, Cannon, Mason) -
o Larry Cisar's online quizzes for The Standard Code and Lochrie's Meeting Procedures pm
o Parliamentary Law, H M Robert
o TSC in court brief exhibit 3
o For fun:  Meeting, a skit


* Chapter bylaws and rules
* Chapter membership application form
* AIP bylaws (pdf) | action program/plan (expanded)
* Chapter minutes for 2003 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08
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              2010 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18
* Basic information on accreditation for CP and CPP