Louisville, KY
August 7-10, 2017

National Convention Committee Chairman
QMC Bill Segelken
1703 Gila Court
League City, TX 77573

Our Association’s Annual National Convention will be held from August 7-10, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.

All members in good standing have the right to speak on the Convention floor and vote on issues brought before the Assembly. The USCG CPOA Operations Manual states that a quorum at an Annual Convention consists of a majority of those members in good standing in attendance.

Motions to Amend the CPOA Operations Manual must be received at the National Office by not later than 10 April 2017. Motions to Amend may be transmitted via fax to (703) 941-0397 or e-mailed to Motions to Amend received after that date will not be considered at the 2017 Convention.

Members wishing to dedicate this Convention to an individual, group, etc., shall petition the National President for approval. Once approved, the National Office will be directed to notify everyone concerned and prepare presentation certificates.

The tentative schedule for this year’s Convention will be made available by March 22 2017 on the CPOA website at, and will be published in the July 2017 edition of “The Chief”.

Robert’s Rules for Dummies by C. Alan Jennings, PRP, published by the Wiley Publishing Co., shall be the Parliamentary authority.

This notification will appear in the April 2017 edition of the “The Chief”. Motions to Amend the CPOA Operations Manual and the proposed 2018 Association Budget will appear in the July 2017 edition of “The Chief”.

2017 Convention Resources & Downloads

2017 CALL TO CONVENTION Permissive Orders
Letter from the President Letter from the Chairman
2017 Convention Schedule (Tentative)            
President’s Outstanding Chapter Award Form President’s Outstanding Chapter Award Letter

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Things to do in Louisville

***CPOA’s 50th Anniversary Logo Contest

Past Convention Resources

History of CPOA/CGEA Conventions Convention Magazines
Convention photos can be found on our Shutterfly account. You can even make your own keepsake photo album!
2016 CPOA Convention Minutes & Enclosures

2015 CPOA Convention Minutes & Enclosures

2015 CGEA Convention Minutes & Enclosures
2014 CPOA Convention Minutes & Enclosures 2014 CGEA Convention Minutes & Enclosures
2013 CPOA Convention Minutes & Enclosures 2013 CGEA Convention Minutes & Enclosures
2012 CPOA Convention Minutes & Enclosures 2012 CGEA Convention Minutes & Enclosures
2011 CPOA Convention Minutes
Enclosures 1, 2-9, 10-19
2011 CGEA Convention Minutes & Enclosures
2010 CPOA Convention Minutes & Enclosures 2010 CGEA Convention Minutes & Enclosures
2009 CPOA Convention Minutes & Enclosures 2009 CGEA Convention Minutes & Enclosures