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Convention 101

Convention 101: Convention Amendments

Brothers and Sisters,

NATCA’s National Constitution Committee wants all Union members to know how to participate in this important part of NATCA business. NATCA’s National Constitution is the primary governing document for our Union. Per the National Constitution, all amendments to the NATCA Constitution for the 2018 NATCA Convention must have been submitted to NATCA Executive Vice President Trish Gilbert by Monday, Dec. 18 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Below are commonly asked questions about amendments and the submission process:

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Roberts Rules of Order

Robert’s Rules provide common rules and procedures for deliberation and debate in order to place the whole membership on the same footing and speaking the same language. The conduct of ALL business is controlled by the general will of the whole membership - the right of the deliberate majority to decide.

Robert's Rules provides for constructive and democratic meetings, to help, not hinder, the business of the assembly. Under no circumstances should "undue strictness" be allowed to intimidate members or limit full participation.