Special Seminar: Conducting a GREAT Meeting!




Friday, March 1, 2019
Colcord Hotel  |15 N Robinson Avenue | Oklahoma City
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cost - OSAE Members - $25
Non-Member Rate- $40
Please register by Wednesday, February 27.
Nonmember Rate: $20   
Speaker: Kay Allison Crews, CPP, PRP

This workshop will focus on the basics you need to know to have a great business meeting! Topics will include:

Fundamentals of Parliamentary Procedure
Governing Documents
Setting the Agenda
How to Make a Motion (and Preside Over It!)
Rules of Debate and Decorum
Come hear this informative and interactive presentation!


Kay Crews is the President of the American Institute of Parliamentarians. She teaches parliamentary procedure professionally as Instructor for the Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure: Dynamics of Leadership courseoffered by the University of Wisconsin Independent Learning department. She also teaches classes across the country for many organizations.

Kay was named the 2011 Parliamentarian of the Year by the Texas State Association of Parliamentarians, before becoming president of that organization in 2013. She holds professional credentials – the Certified Professional Parliamentarian from the American Institute of Parliamentarians and the Professional Registered Parliamentarian from the National Association of Parliamentarians. Fewer than 50 people hold that dual credential.

Kay is routinely hired as a parliamentarian, but she also provides services as a professional presiding officer, recording secretary, and teller. Outside of meetings, she provides parliamentary opinions, script-writing and bylaws-writing services.

Kay has programs available to offer to your organization, whether at a board meeting or as a break-out session at your next annual meeting. Her humor and common-sense approach to parliamentary problems make her a sought-after resource. Kay has programs available on a wide variety of parliamentary topics, including:

  • The Agenda – Laying the Foundation for a Successful Meeting
  • Conducting a GREAT Business Meeting
  • Who Was Robert? And Why DO We Care about His Rules?
  • Minutes Should Not Take Hours
  • Getting Started with Electronic Meetings
  • Parliamentary Myths
  • Presiding with Confidence!
  • Amending with Precision!
  • Referring with Poise!
  • Law & Order: Board Governance Edition

Kay will also work with you to develop custom training for your specific group.

Her national client base includes state and local governmental entities, trade associations, business organizations, professional associations, membership societies, labor unions, homeowners’ associations, political parties, religious groups and charitable organizations. 



Interested in attending the March luncheon? Please click HERE.