Northern New England Recreation & Parks Conference
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Speaker Expense Policy


Revised 9/96
Corrections 10/97
Revised 6/06
Revised 6/18

Professional from New England (ME, NH, VT, MA)
No honorarium/reimbursement to a recreation/park professional whether in a private, public or non-profit department/agency. Professional means a member of a Northern New England state association or NRPA.

Professional from outside New England
Reimbursement at the prevailing IRS standard mileage rate. (6/18 = .54)
Other transportation if less costly and/or more convenient.
Maximum one night accommodation at conference hotel.
Maximum two meals at conference hotel.

Honorariums and reimbursement for speakers from New England
Reimbursement at the prevailing IRS standard mileage rate. (6/18 = .54)
Other transportation if less costly and/or more convenient.
Maximum one night accommodation at conference hotel.
Maximum two meals at conference hotel.
Maximum of $500 per 1.25 hour session.

Honorariums and reimbursement for speakers from outside New England
Reimbursement at the prevailing IRS standard mileage rate. (6/18 = .54)
Other transportation if less costly and/or more convenient.
Maximum one night accommodation at conference hotel.
Maximum three meals at conference hotel.
Maximum of $500 per 1.25 hour session.

The executive board approves any and all expenses within the annual conference budget; this is to include speaker fees, travel and lodging. Minor exceptions may be made by the host state chair. Payments will be made only after all invoices are submitted to the Treasurer.

Exceptions to the Speaker Policy can be made to pay for the expenses of Key-Note and End-Note speakers. These expenses must be approved by executive board.

The Speaker Policy can be changed by vote of the executive board at a duly called meeting.