Michigan State Association of Parliamentarians
Michigan State Association of Parliamentarians

Our Association

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MSAP Board of Directors



Frances Jackson


Todd Ellis

First Vice-President

Jacalyn Shelton Wallace

Second Vice-President

Eleanor "Coco" Siewert

Recording Secretary

Laurie Marshall


Sharon Person


Cynthia Reaves


Carol Prahinski


Mary Ann Rosenberger

Corresponding Secretary

Lois Shulman


Joyce Brown-Watkins


Elizabeth Haynes

Bylaws and StandingRules

Carla Patrick-Fagan

Committee Member

Cynthia Reaves

Committee Member

Dianne Bostic Robinson

Membership and Extension

Sharon Kelly-Person

Committee Member

Edna Arrington

Committee Member

Jacalyn Shelton Wallace


Carol Prahinski

Committee Member

Carlton Lyles

Committee Member

Carolyn Stubbs


Mary Ann Rosenberger

Committee Member

Julie Pioch

Committee Member

Vacant Budget-Finance


Alaina Jackson

Committee Member

Erica Shifflet-Chila

Committee Member

Todd Ellis


Blinda Baker


Joyce Brown-Watkins


Sharon Jones

Committee Member

Erica Shifflet-Chila

Committee Member

Todd Ellis

State Coordinating

Laurie Marshall

Committee Member

Jacalyn Shelton Wallace

Committee Member

Julie Pioch

Web PageManager

Elizabeth Haynes


Erica Shifflet-Chila


Steve Britton

Committee Member

Diane Schrift

Committee Member

Carla Patrick-Fagan

Detroit Unit

Nancy Keipe Fody

Kalamazoo Parliamentary

Law Unit (KPLU)

Mary Ann Rosenberger

Louise Saks Parliamentary

Unit (LSPU)

Barbara Bonsignore

Michigan Unit of Registered Parliamentarians




Mid-Michigan Unit (MMU)

Gretchen Denton

Immediate PastPresident



To become a member of MSAP you must also belong to the National Association of Parliamentarians. Detailed membership information is available on the “NAP Membership” page of the NAP Web site.


However, anyone interested in parliamentary procedure is welcome to join a local unit as a provisional member. Feel free to contact a local unit directly.


Membership dues vary based upon your membership status (regular, registered parliamentarian, or professional registered parliamentarian). In addition to NAP membership dues, members pay MSAP dues ($15.00 for unit members or $25.00 for members-at-large). Full-time students qualify for a reduced dues amount.


Individuals who have primary membership in NAP in another state may join MSAP as affiliate members for $15.00. Contact us for instructions on submitting affiliate membership dues.

Want to Become a Member?


1) Take the membership exam to become a member of the  the National Association of Parliamentarians


2) Join one of our local units as a provisional member.

 For more information, use our contact form.

 We look forward to hearing from you!

2023-2025 Biennium Meeting Schedule

Until further notice, all MSAP board meeting will be video conference meetings

Meeting time will be 10:00 AM

Educational lesson will follow the board meeting and the president is committed to a 1:00 p.m. adjournment. 


June 17, 2023

October 21, 2023

January 20, 2024

April (Annual Meeting) 2024

June, 2024

October, 2024

January, 2025

April (Annual Meeting) 2025


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