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TAP Members

Please accept this official call to the TAP Annual Meeting -- 50th Year Anniversary
Saturday, June 29, 2019 -- 8:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
Courtyard Nashville SE/Murfreesboro,
1306 Greshampark Drive, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.

There will be two educational workshops and one session where attendees can discuss where we want to go from here with the organization. In addition, we will need to conduct the following business:

o Officer and Board Reports o Alpha Brown Awards
o Elect Officers (President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, and Treasurer)
o Elect Nominating Committee
o Approve TAP Delegates for NAP Convention
o Annual Meeting Location 2020
o Consider Ben Carpenter Honor at NAP Headquarters ($125)
o Any other required business

TAP Officer Nominations: If you are interested in serving as an officer, please review the guidelines for each office in the TAP Member Handbook 2019 (Bylaws) and contact Chairman Esther B. Taj (etaj@comcast.net) by Tuesday June 18, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

Annual Meeting Registration: Registration will be complimentary for all regular and provisional members listed in the TAP Member Handbook by March 31, 2019. Any member planning to attend must send me an e-mail (Robert.Blair@mtsu.edu) by Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 10:00 a.m. indicating in the subject line TAP ANNUAL MEETING, YOUR NAME, UNIT or MAL. You will receive a confirmation e-mail reply. If you have special dietary needs, indicate the specific need in your registration e-mail. Lunch will be provided for all who register by June 18, 2019.

Guest registration fee is $25 payable upon arrival in cash or check (payable to Tennessee Association of Parliamentarians).

LODGING: Candlewood Suites, 850 N. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, www.ihg.com Courtyard Nashville SE/Murfreesboro, 1306 Greshampark Drive, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, www.marriott.com Hilton Garden Inn, 1335 Conference Center Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37129, www.hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com Holiday Inn, 1453 Silohill Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, www.ihg.com

HOTEL ESERVATIONS: Reservations made directly with hotel by attendee. No special rates available for small group. There are several other hotels in the vicinity, if you desire to shop around or use reward points for a particular hotel brand.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE Saturday, June 29, 2019 :
Registration -- 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions -- 8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Workshop I -- 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Break -- 10:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Workshop II -- 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Workshop III: Where Do We Go From -- 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Here? (Attendee Working Luncheon)
Break -- 12:30 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
Annual Meeting -- 12:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

January 1-- NAP/TAP Membership Dues to be received by this date.

February 1-- Membership is delinquent if dues have not been received by this date.

February -- Bylaws Committee Deadline - Requests for suggested amendments.

March 1-- Membership forfeited if dues have not been received by this date

Second Quarter will hold TAP Annual Meeting.

November 30 -- Fiscal Year Ends

December -- Nominating Committee Requests list of potential nominees