Diana Brush ’82, M’83 was recently elected secretary of the Pennsylvania Association of Parliamentarians, a branch of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP).
NAP is the largest and oldest association of specialists in the rules for conducting meetings in the United States. Professional parliamentarians serve as consultants to all types of organizations, ranging from dog clubs to units of government, and provide a range of services from advising the chair on proper procedure, to drafting bylaws, to presiding at meetings. The Pennsylvania Association was founded in 1957.
Brush, of Brookville, is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is employed by Clarion University as interim director of the Career Services Center.
Brush has provided workshops on parliamentary procedure for college students, local and regional organizations, and state and national conferences for over 20 years. Most recently, she presented to career professionals at the 10th annual Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers state conference in Pittsburgh, Pa.; provided educational sessions to students and advisors attending the Pennsylvania Future Business Leaders of America 61st State Leadership Conference, held at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, where she also judged the Parliamentary Procedure and E-Career Portfolio competitions; and served as a volunteer parliamentary aide at the Girl Scout USA 52nd National Convention in Houston, Texas.