The National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) says that it provides services and products to help its members and others to learn how to proceed with and manage meetings of assemblies such as school boards, homeowners associations, church boards, and volunteer organizations. It also provides education and accreditation for parliamentarians who provide services to these types of organizations.
|Type||501(c)(3) non-profit corporation|
|Purpose||"educating leaders throughout the world in effective meeting management through the use of parliamentary procedure"|
|Headquarters||213 South Main Street, Independence, Missouri, United States|
NAP was organized in 1930 and has members in the U.S., Canada, and other countries who actively study and practice parliamentary procedure in civic, charitable, community, faith-based organizations, business and professional associations, and government entities. NAP also offers a certification program for those who are actively providing professional parliamentary consulting services to others.
NAP has several levels of membership: