Board of Directors

The board of directors consists of the four officers who are elected biennially in odd-numbered years. The board of directors sets the general direction of the association subject to the orders of the membership.

PresidentEvan Lemoine
Evan Lemoine, PRP
Rhode Island

Evan A. Lemoine, PRP of Rhode Island has been a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) since 2008, a registered member since 2009, and professionally registered since 2011. He was the charter president of the eNAP Unit (2011), New England Association of Parliamentarians (2013), and Young Professionals Parliamentary Practice Unit (2017). He is a past two-term NAP Treasurer (2011-15), and served as EAP Vice President (2017-19).

Vice President
Beth Sapp James, PRP
Texas

Beth Sapp James, PRP, of League City, Texas, has been a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) since 2010, a professionally registered parliamentarian since 2017. Ms. James has served in many local and association positions, including the Charter President of Gulf Coast Parliamentarians (2011), Electronic Association of Parliamentarians (EAP) Charter Secretary (2017-2019), unexpired term of EAP Treasurer (December 2018 – March 2019), Green Gavel Electronic Unit (GGEU) Charter First Vice-President (2017-2019) and NAP Professional Development Committee Member (2017-2019). Current positions include EAP Vice President, GCP Treasurer, GGEU President.

Secretary
Thomas Holmes
Rhode Island

Thomas Holmes of Rhode Island has been a student member of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) since 2017. He serves the eNAP Unit as president, but has also served in the past as vice president, secretary, chair of the membership committee, and chair of the education committee. He has served as chair of the nominating committee for the New England Association of Parliamentarians and currently serves as secretary. He served as a member of the EAP Education Committee.

Treasurer
David Whitaker, PRP
North Carolina

David A. Whitaker, PRP of North Carolina has been a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) since 2016 and a registered member since 2017. He became a professional registered parliamentarian in 2019. He is Webmaster for the North Carolina Association of Parliamentarians for the 2018-20 biennium and is a member of the Budget Committee for NCAP. He is President and a founding member of the Tar Heel E-Unit of Parliamentarians founded in 2018. He is a member of the Association Relations Subcommittee of the MERC for NAP and serves as the Editor of the Leadership Connection newsletter. He is also a member of the Green Gavel E-Unit of Parliamentarians. He served as a member of the EAP Education Committee.