St. Petersburg, FL
August 20-23, 2018

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

Register here now for attendance and meals.

*See below for hotel reservation information!

Our Association’s Annual National Convention will be held from August 20-23, 2018 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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 2018. 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 2018 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 here soon, and will be published in the July 2018 edition of “The Chief”.

This notification will appear in the April 2018 edition of the “The Chief”. Motions to Amend the CPOA Operations Manual and the proposed 2019 Association Budget will appear in the July 2018 edition of “The Chief”.

2018 Convention Resources & Downloads

2018 CALL TO CONVENTION Permissive Orders
Letter from the President Letter from the Chairman
President’s Outstanding Chapter Award Form President’s Outstanding Chapter Award Letter

*Our hotel this year does not have a dedicated website for room registration.
You must either mail (5300 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706), fax (727) 363-5165, email
this form to them or call the hotel directly (800) 344-5999 to book your room (we think calling is the best route).

Make reservations under the group name
US COAST GUARD CPOA 50TH CONVENTION. Our guaranteed rate is $114 plus a 13% tax.

If you have an advertisement for the Convention Magazine, be sure to e-mail it to Bill Segelken prior to 7 July.

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!
2017 CPOA Convention Minutes & Enclosures

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 2012 CGEA Convention Minutes & Enclosures