RP Credentialing Updates

NAP Updates
While there were some updates previously communicated about the RP examination, the following information is also pertinent. "At the 2019 Convention, the delegates adopted a resolution making recommendations to the Commission on Credentialing regarding the new RP credentialing system that had been declared implemented on August 1, 2019. While under the NAP bylaws the recommendations are not binding on the Commission, the Commission seriously considered those recommendations. The Commission at its post-convention meeting voted to reinstate the previous 1200 question-based RP examination. However, the Commission will continue to administer the new credentialing system to RP candidates, recognizing that new credentialing system is still in the testing process while allowing the existing Beta Testers to continue. RP candidates applying on or after August 1, 2019, to the new system will test…
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EAP Elects 2019-21 Board of Directors

Association News
At the March 22, 2019 annual membership meeting, members elected the following officers to serve for the 2019-21 biennium: PRESIDENTEvan Lemoine, PRPRhode Island Evan A. Lemoine, PRP of Rhode Island has been a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) since 2008, a registered member since 2009, and professionally registered since 2011. He was the charter president of the NAP Electronic Unit (2011), New England Association of Parliamentarians (2013), and Young Professionals Parliamentary Practice Unit (2017). He is a past two-term NAP Treasurer serving 2011-15 and served as the 2018 NAP National Training Conference Workshop Coordinator. He served as 2017-19 EAP Vice President. VICE PRESIDENTBeth Sapp James, PRPTexas Beth Sapp James, PRP, of League City, Texas, has been a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) since 2010.…
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Receiving Error on Registration

Association News
Users are experiencing errors when they submitting any payment to EAP -- which includes membership renewals and event registration. We are aware of the issue and are trying to get it resolved. As long as you receive an e-mailed receipt as confirmation, all data transmitted continues to remain secure and is recorded appropriately. For further questions, please contact EAP's Chief Webmaster Evan Lemoine, PRP.
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Registration Open for EAP Annual Meeting

Association News
If you're interested in attending our second annual meeting and educational conference, registration is now open. If you are a member and login, the registration fee is $5.00. For non-members and guests, the fee is $20.00. For more information about our workshops and speakers, and business meeting agenda, please be sure to view the annual meeting page. The board of directors looks forward to your participation!
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Henry M. Robert III Passes Away

NAP Updates
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Henry M. Robert III on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Mr. Robert, 98, was the grandson of General Henry M. Robert and senior member of the authorship team for Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (RONR). He began his association with RONR when he assisted his mother, Sarah Corbin Robert, in writing the 1970 edition, the most extensive general revision of Robert’s Rules. He also authored the seminal text Parliamentary Law. Mr. Robert became a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians in 1981 and in 2015 was named an honorary president. His contribution to this association and to the world with regards to parliamentary procedure will long be remembered. Additional information.
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