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Are you new to the party and want to understand how meetings are run? Are you a long term party member who needs a review of Robert’s Rules of Order? Are you interested in learning the various motions you can call during the Central Committee Meeting? If so, attend the “Understanding Parliamentary Procedure” workshop on September 24th from 2-5pm!

This  workshop teaches you about parliamentary procedures and how it is conducted during our meetings.  You will learn why we use parliamentary procedures, and how it makes everyone equal during meetings. You will learn the various motions that can be created, how to make a motion appropriately, and how to add an amendment to that motion. As well, you will learn how to participate in  debate. This will be a very interactive and engaging workshop where you will practice how to engage in a meeting. The workshop is suitable for everyone regardless of your experience with parliamentary procedures.  From this workshop, you will have the ability and confidence to speak in our party meetings!

We will be in person!


  • WashCo Dems Office: 140 NE 3rd Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124


  • September 24th 2-5:00 pm.

How to Attend:

  • Please register for the event by emailing Barry Johnson-Smith at training_chair@washcodems.org and provide
    • your name
    • email address and phone number
    • a message saying you would like to attend.

For more information, please contact Barry Johnson-Smith at training_chair@washcodems.org

Hope to see you there!