STEVEN T. ANDERSON, PRP
PROFESSIONAL REGISTERED PARLIAMENTARIAN
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WHAT IS A PROFESSIONAL REGISTERED PARLIAMENTARIAN (PRP)?
A Parliamentarian, or parliamentary procedures consultant, is an expert
in interpreting and applying the “Rules of Order” for
meetings. These rules, especially
Robert’s Rules of Order, emphasize the right of the minority to be
heard and the majority to decide, and enable groups to efficiently and fairly
discuss and determine actions to be taken.
A Professional Registered
Parliamentarian is among a select few trained and certified by the National Association of
Parliamentarians to have met exacting standards of expertise
in parliamentary procedure. Consulting with a
Professional Parliamentarian can bring your organization the benefits
of this high level of parliamentary proficiency backed by dedicated
study and broad experience.
DO YOU NEED A PARLIAMENTARIAN?
Are your meetings discordant, or one-sided, or just an aimless waste of
everyone’s time? A Professional Parliamentarian can show you
how to improve efficiency, reduce confusion, and safeguard the rights of
all members. Clear procedures mean more balanced
debates, more credible elections, more productive
meetings. And better meetings mean better decisions.
Are your officers new to their jobs? Are your delegates unsure of
their responsibilities? Are your members too intimidated by "the
rules" to participate effectively? A Professional
Parliamentarian offers a wide range of training seminars, customized to your
Having problems interpreting your bylaws? A Professional
Parliamentary Opinion can help clear up your questions.
Writing or revising your bylaws, or other governing documents?
Consulting a Professional Parliamentarian from the start can save
you time and trouble.