The primary purpose of District of Columbia Registered Parliamentarians Unit, (DCRPU) is to promote the practice of parliamentary procedure as a profession, and to elevate the standards of registered parliamentarians through education.
DCRPU welcomes registered, professional registered, retired registered and retired professional registered parliamentarians, who are members of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP)®. Our members also members of various state associations and various other Units. Most of our members are also members of the District of Columbia Association of Parliamentarians (DCAP).
To become a Registered Parliamentarian, RP, a member must pass the Registered examination of NAP. To become a Professional Registered Parliamentarian, PRP, a registered parliamentarian must meet the requirements of NAP.