Parliamentary Service Providers
Each Provider will individually negotiate rates and services that they can provide. Although the list shows the area of residence, they may serve a wider area.
Lola Fehr, PRP
Lola Fehr is certified as an association executive and has worked with numerous national membership organizations serving as parliamentarian for business meetings with up to 1,000 delegates. She also serves as parliamentarian for a university faculty council during the academic school year and provides consultation to her local school district. She has provided bylaws consultation for many groups and serves as a member of three volunteer boards. She has significant education experience, including teaching a one credit course for Colorado State University. She also has a background in health care and appreciates opportunities to work with health-related groups. Lola enjoys helping groups conduct business in a culture comfortable for them while using the resource of parliamentary authority to promote efficient and effective meetings.
Gayla Stone, PRP
Gayla Stone has continued extensive work experience with a variety of nonprofit organizations beginning in 2001 on the international, national, state and local levels.
Convention Parliamentarian: Her experience covers a wide variety of nonprofit organizations including but not limited to state PTAs, medical societies, educational associations, realtor association, national horse association, fraternal organization, and nurses association. Convention delegate size ranges from less than 100 to more than 1500.
Workshop Presenter and Board Trainer:
Presentations and training has included but not limited to: National Association of Parliamentarians Conventions and Training Conferences, CO Association of Parliamentarians Public Workshops, local parliamentary unit instructor, county Educational Association, college student government associations, charter school board, county realtor board, local fire department board, national surgical technology board, PTAs and other community groups.
Other parliamentary services provided:
Writing scripts for presiding officers for conventions and board meetings.
Professional parliamentary written opinions.
Professional presider for contentious meetings
Kevin Tebedo, PRP
MaryAnne Tebedo, PRP
MaryAnne Tebedo has been a registered parliamentarian since 1979, following several years of involvement within her political party’s organizations. She received her professional designation in 1985 while she was serving her nineteen years in the Colorado Legislature. She developed extensive understanding of parliamentary procedure in Robert’s Rules of Order and Mason’s Manual for legislative bodies, retiring in 2000.
MaryAnne started her parliamentarian business, Better Business Meeting Consultants, in 2001. She contracts with local, state and national political organizations and nationwide nonprofit membership associations. She is a teacher of RONR through general workshops for NAP, for clients and for the general public. MaryAnne served two terms as President of CAP and is President of the Colorado Springs Unit of the National Association of parliamentarians. MaryAnne received her certificate in Dispute Resolution from Denver University, volunteered as a mediator for the local District Attorney office and is now a meeting facilitator along with her parliamentary services/ She sings with a Colorado Springs community choir.
Donna Thompson, PRP
Members of the Colorado Association of Parliamentarians can develop and present customized workshops for your organization or governing board at a fee to be negotiated plus expenses. Suggested topics include effective meeting management, board training, bylaws review and amendment, nominations and elections, or convention planning.
To discuss and schedule your customized workshop, contact the CAP Education Committee Chairman through the Workshop Contact Form.
Customized Workshop Contact Form
If you are studying for the RP, PRP or PRP Renewal courses, you are eligible to apply for a scholarship from the Professional Parliamentary Research Unit (PPRU). The scholarship reimburses expenses of course materials, other fees and membership after a member successfully passes any of these courses and achieves the RP, PRP or renews a PRP credential. PPRU would like to encourage you to take this next step in your parliamentary journey. The scholarship includes dues to NAP, CAP, and PPRU for one year.
The Colorado Association of Parliamentarians (CAP) is a non-profit, educational organization composed of parliamentarians and students interested and trained in parliamentary procedure. CAP is a division of the National Association of Parliamentarians® (NAP).
The current edition of Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised (RONR) is the parliamentary authority for both NAP and CAP.
Local study units are composed of students, members, registered, and professional registered members. The units generally meet monthly to study parliamentary procedure with a high level of individual participation. Members learn by doing and progress at their own rate of speed.