Governing Documents

Articles of Incorporation

The legal instrument setting forth the name and object of the Texas State Association of Parliamentarians and other information needed for incorporating under the laws of the state of Texas.


The document that contains the basic rules relating principally to TSAP as an organization. It defines the primary characteristics of the TSAP, how it functions, and certain rules which cannot be changed without previous notice to all members and a two-thirds vote. Current as of 05-01-2021

TSAP Bylaws & Standing Rules, as amended 5-1-2021

Bylaws Amendment Template 2022

Standing Rules

Rules related to the details of the administration of TSAP which can be adopted or changed upon a majority vote. These rules remain in effect until rescinded or amended. Current as of 05-04-2019


Board of Directors Conflict of Interest Policy