The National Association of Parliamentarians SPRINGS into action with another education opportunity for members. Registration is now open for the new NAP Virtual Spring Training Conference. This one-day education smorgasbord, on April 1st, offers education for all levels via four tracks. No need to worry about which track you attend; registrants will have access to all recordings through June 30, 2023. More information can be found on the NAP website.
EAP mourns the passing of NAP Past President Leonard M. Young on July 20, 2022. Len served as president from 1999-2001. He was an accomplished parliamentarian and will be long remembered and honored for his many years of leadership at all levels of NAP. Len is survived by his wife Peggy, a retired PRP, and their two children and their families. Services will be held on July 30, 2022, at the Good Shepherd Community of Christ Church in Independence, MO. (See www.speakschapel.com/memorials/leonard-young/4987376/index.php for details.)
The NAP Commission on Credentialing has determined that as of December 31, 2021, the legacy Registered Parliamentarian® (RP®) examination will be retired, and beginning on January 1, 2022, the new RP credentialing system will be used by all new RP candidates. Members in the process of taking the legacy RP exam will be allowed to continue provided that they have successfully completed two out of five parts, not including Part I, by December 31, 2021.
COVID-19 continues to impact the way we meet, but it doesn't stop the show. NAP moves forward with convention plans VIRTUALLY. Reserve your seat, but view it from your couch. Full-Convention registration includes: Early Bird: $239 for Members (Ends 8/15/21) | Regular: $279 for Members admission to all educational sessions and business meetings up to 25 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for RPs and PRPs access to ALL session recordings for a limited time after the event! One-Day registration includes: Early Bird: $199 for Members (Ends 8/15/21) | Regular: $229 for Members admission to educational sessions only up to 25 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for RPs and PRPs access to ALL session recordings for a limited time after the event! Visit www.parliamentarians.org for more information.