Thank you for your interest in finding help with your parliamentary needs. The list below shows contact information for our members who are willing and able to work with you or your organization. Please feel free to contact them for more information.
You may also want to check out the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) searchable list for credentialed Parliamentarians in other areas than just here in California.
|First Name||Last Name||Email Address||Main Phone Number||Location||Zipcode||NAP Title||Bio|
|Mary||Avalos||714-292-1780||SoCal/Bay Area||92648||Registered Parliamentarian (RP)||Mary Avalos has been a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) since 2019. She has been a Registered Parliamentarian since January of 2022. Mary has over 25 years of experience working with student government organizations and currently serves as the Director of Legislation for the California Community College Student Affairs Association (CCCSAA). Mary is the Student Leadership Coordinator at Golden West College.
I have experience developing and leading individualized workshops and trainings for large and small groups. My experience includes presenting for the CCCSAA Student Leadership Conference, college and district trainings for student government organizations, and NAP units.
|Bruce||Bergman||858-829-2456||San Diego County||92128||Registered Parliamentarian (RP)||Bruce offers over 30 years of parliamentary experience, assisting boards and organizations with procedures, bylaws interpretation, revising and rewriting bylaws, training and educating members, opinion writing, and more. Bruce has previously served as the CSAP Southern Area Director, Parliamentarian for the San Diego Ninth District PTA and Palomar Council PTA, currently serves on the Board of Managers for the California State PTA, and is a member of the Bylaws Review Committee at the state level.
|Noma||Bruton||805-766-5077||Rancho Mirage||92270||Registered Parliamentarian (RP)||Noma Bruton has been a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) since 2019, and is a Registered Parliamentarian. Noma developed an interest in parliamentary procedure while providing management support to community bank boards during her human resources banking career.
Ms. Bruton currently belongs to and/or serves on the board of several lineage societies including Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society United States Daughters of 1812 and Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars.
Noma also serves on the board of the Palm Springs Genealogical Society in Palm Springs, CA.
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|Lorenzo||Cuesta||916-203-6894||Sacramento||95831||Professional Registered Parliamentarian (PRP)||I am a Professional Registered Parliamentarian, and a Past President of the California State Association of Parliamentarians. I have taught Parliamentary Procedure and Effective Meeting Management with an interactive approach for more than 18 years. I average more than 40 workshops a year. I have served as a Parliamentarian for boards and conventions for statewide and nation wide associations. I have presented parliamentary workshops at the annual National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP) conferences and conventions for the past 10 years. I have published parliamentary articles in NAP quarterlies for 10 years. My teaching focus is on the concept that Telling is not Teaching and Listening is not Learning.|
|Tami||Dunning||916-767-4522||Sacramento||95815||Registered Parliamentarian (RP)||Tami Dunning became a Registered Parliamentarian in 2016. She has served as parliamentarian for many statewide and nationwide nonprofit groups. She has also conducted many training sessions for groups in all aspects of parliamentary procedure: motions; meeting-related procedures; governing documents; nominations, voting, and elections; and debate protocol. Website: http://tamidunning.yahoo.com/|
|Olivia||Headley||213-388-2655||Los Angeles||90005||Registered Parliamentarian (RP)||Olivia Headley is a Registered Parliamentarian certified by the National Association of Parliamentarians. Since 1990 she has been the Parliamentarian of a Homeowners Association and since 1998 the Parliamentarian for the Ebell of Los Angeles. She retired as Executive Assistant to the President of a Lockheed Martin Company. In retirement she served 52 weeks as the Secretary/Parliamentarian of the Los Angeles County Grand Jury. She has served 501(c)(3) philanthropic organizations all her adult life and established an Eponymous Foundation to serve women: in need: the homeless, abused and to educate for a work experience. A Meeting Specialist who has presented at local, Area, State, District and National Association of Parliamentarians. An entertaining speaker.
|Esther||Heller||650-321-9713||San Francisco Bay Area||94025||Professional Registered Parliamentarian (PRP)||Esther A. Heller is a mathematician turned engineer turned diversity consultant turned parliamentarian. Therefore, she brings to all of her clients, logical thinking, problem solving skills and a knowledge of multi-cultural communications. She knows how and when to listen and what questions to ask to understand a client’s needs.
|Sally||LaMacchia||805-704-4744||San Luis Obispo County, Central California||93442||Professional Registered Parliamentarian (RP)||Ms. LaMacchia joined Channel Islands Parliamentarians as a provisional unit member in 2010 and the National Association of Parliamentarians in 2011. She has served in multiple elected and appointed positions and is currently President of CSAP. Ms. LaMacchia's parliamentary services include document review, consultations, written parliamentary opinions, advisor to club officers, groups or individual club members, attendance at meetings of all kinds, club parliamentarian, and more. She is an attorney, an Air Force veteran, and owner of Federal Workplace Services. Ms. LaMacchia has served many years on the Board of Directors of the Southern California Institute of Law and is a NAP Professional Registered Parliamentarian.|
|David||Mezzera||707-552-2900||San Francisco Bay Area||94590||Professional Registered Parliamentarian (PRP)||As a retired educator, David spends most of his professional parliamentary time working with groups (schools, churches, synagogues, civic clubs, boards, unions, etc.) in helping them improve their meeting management skills. He also helps groups review their current bylaws to determine if their governing documents could be revised and improved.|
|James||Stewart||818-892-9478||Panorama City||91402||Professional Registered Parliamentarian (PRP)||Jim Stewart is a Professional Registered Parliamentarian certified by the National Association of Parliamentarians. His consulting practice includes bylaws consulting, parliamentarian, presiding officer, trainer, expert witness and Inspector of Elections, as well as strategic and long term planning process facilitation and board development program advisor. Jim has served unions, trade & professional societies, charitable & civic organizations, governmental agencies and dog clubs.
|Maria||Trujillo-Tough||916-203-3505||California||95655||Registered Parliamentarian (RP)||Ms Trujillo-Tough joined a Parliamentary Unit in order to assist in her progress within the leadership ranks of non-profit organizations. She has been a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians for over 10 years and was appointed California State Association of Parliamentarians Board Secretary 2015-2016. Ms. Trujillo-Tough was elected for a second two-year term as CSAP Treasurer in 2020.
|Vicki||Walter||916-225-9946||Sacramento County||95628||Registered Parliamentarian (RP)||Vicki has been a member of NAP for over ten years. She recently received her Registered Parliamentarian certification. She is currently Secretary for the Sacramento Parliamentarians Unit and Sierra Area, and Communications Committee Chairman for the California State Association of Parliamentarians. She has assisted many volunteer organizations with amending bylaws and numerous parliamentary inquiries.|