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The District of Columbia Registered Parliamentarians United is open to all registered, professional registered, retired registered and retired professional registered parliamentarians (i.e., RPs, PRPs, R-RPs and R-PRPs) who are members of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP)®.

For RPs, PRPs, R-RPs and R-PRPs

If you already are an NAP member in good standing credentialed as a registered parliamentarian or higher, either active or retired, reach out to us today so that we can invite you to our next meeting and join for a small membership fee.

For Uncredentialed Members of NAP

Now is the time to take your membership with the NAP to the next level. The Registered Parliamentarian credential signifies that a member is qualified to serve as a parliamentarian for most ordinary meetings under usual circumstances and to provide commonly needed parliamentary advice to ordinary organizations. It also qualifies you to join the DCRPU.

Learn more about becoming a Registered Parliamentarian at the National Association of Parliamentarians.

For Non-Members of NAP

Your first step in your journey toward mastery of parliamentary procedure is becoming a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians. This includes provisional membership for those who are interested in learning about parliamentarian procedure and regular membership, which requires completing a diagnostic quiz related to parliamentary procedure. Regular members can the study to earn credentials as Registered Parliamentarians and be eligible to join the DCRPU.

Learn more about becoming a provisional or regular member of the National Association of Parliamentarians.