Past Workshops

Since 1993, the Foundation has held an annual workshop featuring a talented team of instructors. We hope you'll join us for this year's workshop!


2018 - Bloomington, Minnesota

"Play It Again! The Bring Back Motions"

Ann Rempel, PRP, CPP-T - Curriculum Director
Colette Collier Trohan, CPP-T, PRP - Instructor
Alison Wallis, CP-T, PRP - Instructor


2017 - Kansas City, Missouri

"Developing Leaders and Improving Organizations"

Ann Rempel, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director
Craig Henry, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor
Evan Lemoine, PRP, CPA, CFE, CGMA - Instructor

Additional past workshop topics and instructors include:

2016 - "Protecting Rights and Preventing Abuse of Power" - Bloomington, Minnesota

Ann Rempel, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director
Michael Malamut, JD, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor

2015 - "Methods of Voting, Nominations, and Elections" - Kansas City, Missouri

Ann Rempel, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director
Ann Guiberson, PRP -- Instructor
Sandra K. "Sandy" Olson, PRP -- Instructor

2014 - "Boards and Committees" - Bloomington, Minnesota

Ann Rempel, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director
Lucy Anderson, PRP -- Instructor 

Dr. Charles "Chuck" Schulz, CPP-T,  PRP -- Instructor

2013 - "The Essential Officers: The President and Secretary" - Kansas City, Missouri

Ann Rempel, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director
Nancy Sylvester, MA, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor

Dr. Leonard Young, PRP -- Instructor

2012 - "Drafting Bylaws" - Bloomington, Minnesota

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director 

Daniel Ivey-Soto, CP, PRP, JD -- Instructor 

Dr. Daniel Seabold, PRP -- Instructor

2011 - "Our Changing Profession" - Des Moines, Iowa

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director

Ann Rempel, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor 

Jim Slaughter, CPP-T, PRP -- Instructor

2010 - "Electronic Meetings" - Kansas City, Missouri

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director

Ann Guiberson, PRP -- Instructor 

Paul McClintock, CP-T, PRP -- Instructor

2009 - "State Codes for Nonprofit Corporations: Overview for Parliamentarians" - Bloomington, Minnesota

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director 

Michael Malamut, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor 

Alison Wallis, PRP -- Instructor 

Jeanette N. Williams, PRP, CP-T -- Instructor

2008 - "The Teaching and Practice of Hugh Cannon" - St. Louis, Missouri

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director 

Helen McFadden, PRP -- Instructor

Mary Randolph, CPP-T, PRP -- Instructor

2007 - Not scheduled.

2006 - "The Strategic Uses of Motions" - Des Moines, Iowa

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director
Teresa Dean, CPP-T, PRP -- Instructor

Dr. Charles "Chuck" Schulz, CPP-T, PRP -- Instructor
Randi Sutphin, PRP -- Instructor

2005 - "Principles of Processing Motions" - Kansas City, Missouri

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director

Michael Malamut, CPP-T, PRP -- Instructor 

Barry McCarty, CPP-T -- Instructor

2004 - "Navigating the Parliamentary Profession" - St. Louis, Missouri

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director 

Mary Randolph, CPP-T, PRP -- Instructor 

Mark Schilansky, CPP-T, PRP -- Instructor 

Nancy Sylvester, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor

2003 - "Presiding Skills for You AND Your President" - Bloomington, Minnesota

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director

Thomas "Burke" Balch, PRP -- Instructor 

Nancy Sylvester, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor

2002 - "The Parliamentarian and The Law" - Kansas City, Missouri

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director 

Hugh Cannon, PRP -- Instructor

Walter Carson -- Instructor

2001 - "Oceans of Motions: Putting Meetings in Motion" - Deerfield, Illinois

Ann L. Rempel, CPP-T, PRP -- Curriculum Director 

Michael Malamut, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor 

Mary Randolph, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor

2000 - "Voting Procedures, Nominations, and Elections" - Omaha, Nebraska

Ann L. Rempel, CPP-T, PRP -- Curriculum Director 

Nola Pursiful, PRP -- Instructor 

Colette Collier Trohan, PRP, CPP-T -- Instructor

1999 - "Presiding Skills" - Rochester, Minnesota

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, CPP-T, PRP -- Curriculum Director 

Jim Slaughter, CPP-T, PRP -- Instructor 

Loretta Simonson, PRP -- Instructor

1998 - "Writing Skills for Parliamentarians" - Kansas City, Missouri

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, CPP-T, PRP -- Curriculum Director

Betty Green, CPP-T, PRP -- Instructor

1997 - "Small Boards and Committees" - Chicago, Illinois

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, CPP, PRP -- Curriculum Director

Russell Miller, CPP -- Instructor 

Randi Sutphin, PRP -- Instructor

1996 - "Entering and Surviving the Parliamentary Profession" - Des Moines, Iowa

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director

Cleon Babcock, CPP -- Instructor

Randi Sutphin, PRP -- Instructor

1995 - "The Governing Documents of Organizations" - Bloomington, Minnesota

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, PRP, CPP-T -- Curriculum Director

Charles Johnson, CPP -- Instructor 

Loretta Simonson, PRP -- Instructor

1994 - "Study Techniques for Parliamentarians" - Chicago, Illinois

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, CPP, PRP -- Curriculum Director 

Betty Green, PRP, CPP -- Instructor

1993 - "The Convention Parliamentarian" - St. Louis, Missouri

Dr. M. Eugene Bierbaum, CPP, PRP -- Curriculum Director 

Gaut Ragsdale, CPP -- Instructor