Robert James, PRP, is a Professional Registered Parliamentarian (“PRP”) as conferred by the National Association of Parliamentarians (“NAP”). Rob helps individuals and organizations learn, define, develop and use parliamentary procedure and rules of order to properly make decisions reflecting the will of the majority while protecting member rights, especially the rights of the minority.
A Professional Parliamentarian is an expert at interpreting, drafting and applying parliamentary rules of order.
Parliamentary procedure refers to the rules and processes used by groups to conduct its business and make fair and democratic decisions. Rules come from laws, bylaws, usages, precedents and published parliamentary authorities, such as Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised.
WHO USES PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE?
The Directors, Officers, Committees and Members, of;
- Municipal Governments
- School Boards
- Professional Governing Bodies
- Public Companies
- Political Parties
- Non-Profit Societies, and
- All Organizations that hold meetings