Advancing the principles and practice of democratic

What is NAP?

The National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) serves the needs of today’s parliamentarians and those interested in learning about parliamentary procedure.

NAP University is open!

NAP University is the premier online learning center for parliamentary education. It houses a variety of courses, events, and related resources on parliamentary law and its use to ensure fair and democratic decision-making. 

What is a

Parliamentarians practice parliamentary procedure, also known as parliamentary law, or "the rules of democracy."

Why do I need a credentialed parliamentarian?

Many different decision-making bodies use parliamentary procedure: HOAs, not-for-profit organizations, churches, unions, and more.

How do I find a credentialed parliamentarian?

You can find a credentialed parliamentarian by us ing the Find a Parliamentarian Referral Directory

How do I become a credentialed parliamentarian?

We provide resources for the preparation and completion of multiple levels of parliamentarian credentialing

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