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August 4, 2017
The Roosevelt Hotel

Resolution Deadline: July 3, 2017


As a member of the LAFP, you are encouraged to, attend and participate in the LAFP's 2017 General Assembly, which will convene on Friday, August 4, 2017. The General Assembly will be held in conjunction with LAFP's 70th Annual Assembly and Exhibition at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, LA.

COD Schedule of Activities

Information about the 2017 General Assembly schedule.

General Assembly Handbook

Review the handbook for the 2017 General Assembly members meeting.

Housing and Registration

Housing and registration information for the General Assembly.


LAFP members may present resolutions for debate, which set the direction for the Academy in the coming year. Any LAFP member can submit a resolution for vote. If you wish to submit a resolution, it must be submitted, in writing, to Ragan LeBlanc, Executive Vice President of the LAFP at least thirty (30) days prior to the General Assembly (No later than July 3, 2017). Resolutions cannot be submitted from the floor except by an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members of the General Assembly present and voting.

Any resolution submitted from the floor and accepted for presentation must be submitted in writing to the Speaker of the General Assembly, Dr. Derek Anderson. To learn more about writing a resolution, or to complete form, please visit the LAFP website at  Remember, the deadline to submit resolutions to the LAFP is no later than July 3, 2017.

Bylaws and Amendments to Bylaws

Any five or more members may propose bylaws or amendments of bylaws. Such proposals must be submitted to Ragan LeBlanc, LAFP's Executive Vice President, at least sixty (60) days prior to any regular or special meeting of the General Assembly, and notice shall be given to all members at least thirty (30) days prior to the meeting at which the proposals are to be voted upon.

An affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of the members present and voting shall constitute adoption. Amendments shall take effect immediately upon adoption unless otherwise specified. For more information, please contact Ragan LeBlanc at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 225.923.3313.

Please visit the LAFP website,, for more information and continued updates.


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