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Credentials as a Parliamentarian: (Starting with the most current activities.)

Scheduled to teach a course in Parliamentary Procedure at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Iowa State University, September, 2010.

Published the article, "A Finding Aid: RONRís 86 Motions compared with PJ Entries and AIP Membersí Usages, Including the table, "A Parliamentary Researcherís Database: A Keyword Index of PJ Articles on the 86 Motions in RONR," Parliamentary Journal, Volume 51, No. 3; July, 2010, pages 89-108.

Serve as Campaign Chairman for Karin Sevde, Candidate for the Iowa House of Representatives, District 45, 2010.

Chaired the Adoption of the Platform for the Story County, Iowa, Republican Party Convention, March, 2010.

Served as Story County Republican Party Co-chairman, beginning February, 2010

Served as Platform Committee Chairman, Story County Republican Party, 2010.

Developed the Region II Conference for the American Institute of Parliamentarians, 2010

Served as Governor of Region II, American Institute of Parliamentarians, 2009-2010.

Advised Story County Democratic Party Members on bylaws revision, 2009.

Convened the InterCompany Session for Geothermal Legislation for Iowa Senator Quirmbach, 2009

Earned the credential, Registered Parliamentarian, National Association of Parliamentarians, 2009

Attended the Lester Dahmsí Workshop, "State Codes for Non-Profit Organizations" Bloomington, MN, 2009

Attended the American Institute of Parliamentariansí "Business Development Institute," New Orleans, LA 2009

Earned the "Registered Parliamentarian" Credential with the National Association of Parliamentarians, 2009

Past Vice President, Central Iowa Parliamentarians, Des Moines, 2008-2010

Earned the "Certified Professional Parliamentarian," Credential, American Institute of Parliamentarians, 1976

Published several articles on parliamentary topics in the Parliamentary Journal including:

"Pinpointing and Solving Organizational Problems with OPEC," PJ, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 36-39, January, 1979,  James W. Lohr, Author

"Twenty Suggestions for Efficient Meetings," PJ, Vol 19, No. 3, pp. 25-26, July, 1978, James W. and Mary J. Lohr, Authors.

Taught Courses in Parliamentary Procedure, Iowa State University, 1972-1978.

First Course in Parliamentary Procedure taken at South Dakota State University, 1967, Wayne E. Hoogestraat, Professor