Annual Conference and Meeting Essentials

Join NEAP for our first annual conference and educational program — “Meeting Essentials”.  Don’t miss out on this excellent educational opportunity.

Date: August 23, 2014 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
CEU Credit: 4 hours
Venue: Courtyard by Marriott, 700 Huse Avenue, Manchester NH

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NEAP members and those serving as association leaders looking to improve their meetings


  • Lori Finck, NEAP Education Committee Chairman and NYAP President
  • Evan A. Lemoine, PRP, NEAP President and NAP Treasurer
  • William Starkey, PRP, NAP District One Director
  • E. Marie Wilson, PRP, CPP-T, NEAP Secretary
  • Effective Use of Officers and Committees
  • Hail, Hail, the Gang’s All Here…But, Is There a Quorum?
  • Minutes
  • The Art of Presiding
The Courtyard by Marriott has a block of rooms for NEAP on Friday.  We secured a generous room rate of $99 + taxes for those who reserve by August 1, 2014.  To reserve your room, call 603-641-4900 and mention NEAP and the conference.
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George Demeter Unit (Boston) to host biennial conference

The George Demeter Unit in Boston is hosting a biennial conference on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM  at the Showa Women’s Institute in Jamaica Plain, MA.

Who should attend?

  • Elected, appointed, or administrative persons involved in municipal government
  • Members of homeowners or condominiums associations
  • Union members
  • Service organization members such as churches, fraternal, and religious organizations


$40 before April 23, 2014, otherwise $45

For more details, refer to the George Demeter Unit 2014 Biennial Conference registration form.

Membership Survey

What parliamentary topics are you interested in learning?  What NEAP committees would you be interested serving?  Fill out our membership survey!

The board of directors would like to make sure you’re involved and engaged with NEAP.  By completing this survey, you’ll help us design courses with you in mind.  Additionally, we want to make sure if you’re interested in helping NEAP achieve its mission, you have the opportunity to be involved!

Those who participate by Friday, October 11, 2013 will be eligible to win a $10 Dunkin Donuts gift card.

Click here to take the survey now!

Survey closes Friday, October 18, 2013.

NEAP Chartered

At the National Association of Parliamentarians Biennial Convention in early September 2013, NAP

(l-r) E. Marie Wilson, Evan A. Lemoine, and Maurice S. Henderson

(l-r) E. Marie Wilson, Evan A. Lemoine, and Maurice S. Henderson

President Maurice S. Henderson presented NEAP a charter to E. Marie Wilson, secretary, and Evan A. Lemoine, president.  The New England Association becomes the newest association and first multi-state association.

Since 1930, the National Association of Parliamentarians has been dedicated to educating members and the public of the principles and practices of democratic decision making and effective meeting management through the use of parliamentary procedure.


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Evan A. Lemoine, PRP