The Electronic Association of Parliamentarians is home to several electronic-based units each using different meeting technologies. If you are a NAP member looking to find a home, we encourage you to look for a unit that may meet your needs.
Please check back soon as we update this page with more information and content about each unit.
eNAP Unit (chartered in December 2011)
The eNAP Unit, previously known as the “Electronic Unit”, was founded in 2009 with the intention of being recognized as the first electronic NAP unit. After the 2011 NAP Bylaws revision, clear language was added to the bylaws which allowed eNAP to be formally recognized in December 2011 as the first electronic-based unit. The unit meets monthly by Zoom and is governed by the members.
E-Grant Unit (chartered in 2017)
The E-Grant Unit was chartered in 2017.
Grapevine Parliamentary Electronic Unit (chartered in 2021)
The Grapevine Parliamentary Electronic Unit was chartered in early 2021.
Green Gavel Electronic Unit (chartered in June 2017)
The Green Gavel Electronic Unit (GGEU) was chartered June 15, 2017 by members of the Western (61) and Southern Area (1) of The Links, Incorporated. Now home to 215+ members, GGEU is the largest NAP unit. Educational sessions are offered during monthly unit meetings, January-May and September-November on the fourth Thursday at 8:30 PM CT with RP credential-centric sessions during the summer. The unit is governed by the members.
Marian J. Martin Blue & Gold Gavel Unit (chartered in June 2018)
The Marian J. Martin Blue & Gold Unit was chartered in June 2018.
Parliamentary Gems Unit (chartered in October 2021)
Parliamentary Gems, Inc. was organized exclusively for educational purposes of studying, teaching, promoting, and disseminating the philosophy and principles underlying the rules of deliberative assemblies. The unit was chartered on October 29, 2021, with 43 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in the South Atlantic Region and extends its membership to other civic and community organizations. We meet on the fourth Sunday of each month at 7:00 PM EST.
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Young Professionals Parliamentary Practice Unit (chartered in January 2017)
The Young Professionals Parliamentary Practice Unit was chartered in 2017 to provide an avenue for youth, students, and young professionals to discuss parliamentary procedure. The unit hosts bi-monthly educational workshops and is governed by the board of directors who are elected by the membership annually.