Annual Conference Resolutions due

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Resolutions to be considered by BWC conference members are due by Feb. 1 to Conference Secretary, Kevin Silberzahn at .  The Annual Conference session is May 31-June3 at the Hilton Hotel in Baltimore.

Ensure you have completed consult requirements for the following (if applicable):

  • Budgetary Implications: If the resolution necessitates budgetary changes or considerations, you must first consult with Phil Potter, Chair of the Council on Finance and Administration (CFA).  You will be asked to provide CFA's recommendation on the resolution submission form. 
  • Rules of the Session:  If the resolution pertains to Rules of the Session, you must first consult with Mark Gorman, Chair of the Rules Committee.  

What information is required?

  • Submitter Info:  [Enter the name, email address, and conference affiliation of the submitter.  If the resolution is jointly sponsored, select one individual to serve as the primary contact for the submission.  Enter the names and conference affiliations of each co-sponsor when prompted.]
  • Title: [Short title that indicates the subject matter of the resolution.]
  • Budget Implications: [If applicable, consult in advance with the Council on Finance and Administration and insert their recommendation when prompted on the form.  You will also have the opportunity to indicate any disagreement between the resolution writer and CFA within the form.]
  • Rationale: [Insert a brief description of why the resolution is important and/or needed and should be adopted by the annual conference.]   
  • Resolution: [Include the purpose and action items of the resolution. Be succinct and address only a single issue.]
  • Effective Date: [Insert the proposed effective date of the resolution.]

What happens after I submit my resolution?

  • The primary submitter will receive an email from "BWC Conference Secretary" with the subject line "2022 Resolution Submission Received."  Kevin Silberzahn, the BWC Conference Secretary, will review your submission and will contact you if additional information is needed.

If you have any questions, please contact Kevin Silberzahn at .  

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