Parliamentary Procedure Class Online November 2020


6 sessions; 1 Continuing Education Unit.

This is an online, leadership program designed for officers and staff, particularly chairpersons and secretaries of organizations that use the current edition of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised. Learn how to properly and lawfully conduct and record business in formal meetings. Topics to include: changes in the 12th edition, fundamental principles, quorum, agenda, order of business, handling and precedence of motions, elections & voting, committee reports, minutes and the electronic (ZOOM, etc.) special rules for meetings, small boards and committees. Limited enrollment, deadline for registration: October 29, 2020.

Instructor: Dr. Wm. Puette, Professional Registered Parliamentarian (NAP), Certified Parliamentarian (AIP).

This course will be taught entirely online.

After enrollment, prior to the first class, students will be emailed instructions for logging on to this University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu/CLEAR online class.

Required Class Text: Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised (12th ed.).

Classes will be conducted online using the Google Chrome web browser

Hardware Requirements: reliable, high-speed internet connection; and speaker & microphone or audio/mic ear-buds or headset.


6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (Hawai‘i time) Tuesdays and Thursdays
November 5, 10, 12, 17, 19 and 24. Course Fee: $60.00 (Hawai‘i resident);

$120.00 (out-of-state/non-resident of Hawai‘i ) $60 for Hawaii residents

CLEAR CEU Classes at University of Hawaiʻi – West Oʻahu Register in advance by using this enrollment form:
[UHWO CLEAR Enrollment Form]

NOTE WELL: If the class is not sufficiently enrolled one week prior to commencement, it will be canceled, and no partial enrollments accepted; no refund after registration deadline.

6:00 to 8:00 p.m., on the following Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLINE only

Date, Class content

  • Nov. 5: Fundamental Principles, Quorum, & Order of Business
  • Nov. 10: Handling a Main Motion; and Voting
  • Nov. 12: Secondary Ranking Motions: Subsidiary & Privileged
  • Nov. 17: Incidental & Bringback Motions
  • Nov. 19: Minutes, Small Boards & Committees
  • Nov. 24: Summary of Changes in RONR’s 12th edition