Membership in the National Association of Parliamentarians® carries many benefits, including:
A subscription to the National Parliamentarian is provided with membership. Quarterly issues provide in-depth coverage of timely topics, educational information, and news about the organization.
An extensive supply of reference books, study aids, audio and video tapes, handbooks, reference cards, and more are available for purchase. You’ll get early notice on the latest innovative materials available, and a discount on purchases through our online store.
Information regarding national, district, state, and unit seminars and workshops is available online and through local and state newsletters and flyers targeted to NAP members. Visit the NAP Event Calendar for upcoming seminars and workshops.
Conferences and conventions
Attend state and district conferences, the national training conference, and the NAP Biennial Convention. Host cities of the national convention in recent years have included San Francisco, Omaha, Seattle, San Antonio, Washington D.C., Kansas City, San Diego, Detroit, Denver, Tampa, New Orleans and Fort Worth. Once you attend a NAP Convention, you will never want to miss one!
Membership in NAP is only the first step. By further study and testing, a member may earn accreditation as a Registered Parliamentarian® (RP®), and then advance to the highest level of certification, Professional Registered Parliamentarian® (PRP®).