RP Credentialing Updates

NAP Updates
While there were some updates previously communicated about the RP examination, the following information is also pertinent. "At the 2019 Convention, the delegates adopted a resolution making recommendations to the Commission on Credentialing regarding the new RP credentialing system that had been declared implemented on August 1, 2019. While under the NAP bylaws the recommendations are not binding on the Commission, the Commission seriously considered those recommendations. The Commission at its post-convention meeting voted to reinstate the previous 1200 question-based RP examination. However, the Commission will continue to administer the new credentialing system to RP candidates, recognizing that new credentialing system is still in the testing process while allowing the existing Beta Testers to continue. RP candidates applying on or after August 1, 2019, to the new system will test…
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New RP credentialing system for 8/1/2019

NAP Updates
From: Thomas Joseph Balch To: NAP President et alSent: Monday, June 10, 2019Subject: Credentialing Commission resolution setting new RP credentialing system for 8/1/2019 On Saturday, June 8, 2019 the Credentialing Commission adopted the attached resolution entitled the “New RP Credentialing System Implementation Resolution.”  In accordance with the NAP Bylaws, this resolution formally establishes implementation of the new RP credentialing process, setting the date of implementation, grandfathering clauses, and how the new credentialing process affects attaining or retaining the PRP credential.  Very truly yours,Thomas (Burke) J. Balch, J.D., PRPChair, National Association of Parliamentarians Commission on Credentialing Professional Registered Parliamentarian Thomas Balch Parliamentarian Attachment: New RP Credentialing System Implementation Resolution Whereas, Proviso 3 of Article X of the National Association of Parliamentarians Bylaws provides, “Implementation of the commission’s determinations regarding the professional…
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District Six Conference in Oklahoma City – 6/28-29

Association News, NAP Updates
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PARLIAMENTARIANSDISTRICT SIX CONFERENCE 2019JUNE 28-29, 2019Hilton Garden Inn Oklahoma City – BricktownRegistration Form June 28 8:30am -- Registration/Check-in9:00am -- Introductions9:15am -- Workshop 110:30am -- Workshop 211:30am -- Lunch1:00pm -- Workshop 32:15pm -- Workshop 43:30pm -- Workshop 54:30pm -- Enjoy OKC and Bricktown June 29 8:00am -- Breakfast9:00am -- District Six Business MeetingNoon -- Lunch on your own1:30pm -- Bonus Workshops4:30pm -- Enjoy OKC and Bricktown Hotel Reservations Cut-Off Date: Monday, May 27th, 2019 Block Room dates are Thursday June 27 and Friday June 28, 2019Block Room rate $134.00 All guestrooms are run-of- the house unless otherwise set forth. Guest room types cannot be guaranteed. Rooms will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Hotel room rates are quoted per room per night and are subject to applicable…
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Henry M. Robert III Passes Away

NAP Updates
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Henry M. Robert III on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Mr. Robert, 98, was the grandson of General Henry M. Robert and senior member of the authorship team for Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (RONR). He began his association with RONR when he assisted his mother, Sarah Corbin Robert, in writing the 1970 edition, the most extensive general revision of Robert’s Rules. He also authored the seminal text Parliamentary Law. Mr. Robert became a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians in 1981 and in 2015 was named an honorary president. His contribution to this association and to the world with regards to parliamentary procedure will long be remembered. Additional information.
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