Patrick J. Gooding, Chair
Committee Members: Alan DeGood, Larry J. Jones, Jay G. Henthorne, and Robert C. Shoup
At the 2005 annual meeting, 169 delegates were initially cleared by the Credentials Committee. In addition, there were six (6) persons who did not get their documentation in on time and requested to be seated in the House. The names and organizations that they represented were read aloud by Chairman Gooding and. the Chair of the House made a motion to the members to seat the six individuals in the House. The motion was accepted. The Credentials Chairman then reported that 175 delegates were seated in the House and there was a quorum. The total number of elected delegates to the House is 230. Total needed for a quorum was 116. After the report was made, three (3) additional delegates were cleared by the Credentials Committee. One eligible delegate seated herself without checking in. The total number of delegates present at the 2005 Annual Convention, House of Delegates Meeting, was 179. This represented 78% of the total eligible delegates. Every section was represented, as was every region, except Latin America. There were 18 U.S. Affiliated Societies who had no representation.