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UH West Oʻahu Director of the Center for Labor Education & Research elected President of the Aloha ʻOhana Parliamentary Unit of the National Assoc

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu
Julie Funasaki Yuen, (808) 454-4821
PR and Marketing Department
Posted: Feb 4, 2008

PEARL CITY --- Dr. William J. Puette, director of the Center for Labor Education & Research (CLEAR) at UH West O'ahu, was recently elected president of the Aloha 'Ohana Parliamentary Unit of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP). Founded in 1930, NAP helps organizations conduct business efficiently through education and advocacy of effective meeting procedures and the accreditation of all meeting professionals.

Dr. Puette is a Registered Parliamentarian and teaches non-credit workshops and seminars on parliamentary procedure at UH West O'ahu as part of the CLEAR program. The Aloha 'Ohana Parliamentary Unit is the largest of three units in the state and meets monthly on O'ahu to study and assist those interested in learning parliamentary procedure.

CLEAR serves as the clearinghouse for labor education matters in the State of Hawaii and provides credit and non-credit labor studies courses, and labor-related research and educational services for workers and their organizations.