With great pleasure, NMSAP hosted a reception to honor Irene Navarre, PRP-R on April 13, 2018. NAP President Jim Jones, PRP presented Irene with the NAP Trailblazer award. The Trailblazer Award is presented in recognition of member whose pioneering contributions to the advancement of the National Association of Parliamentarians; elevation of the profession of parliamentarian, promotion of good governance, parliamentary procedure and practice; and service as a role model and mentor to parliamentarians in general.
Irene Navarre, PRP-R is 100 years young. She has been a member of NAP for 49 years! In 1975, NAP President Mrs. Frederick Norman traveled to Albuquerque to present Irene a special certificate for being the 1000th person to attain professional registered status. Mrs. Navarre is a past NMSAP President. She was parliamentarian for her sorority, Chi Omega, as well as the American Dental Hygienists’ Association where she has served as President and Speaker of the House.