About NPA: Leadership

NPA Board of Directors
The NPA Board of Directors governs the Network Professional Association, approves budgets, sets strategic direction, and hires the Executive Director.
Interest in Nominations/Appointments/Elections

Board of Directors 2024

David Bradette, Airdrie, Alberta, Canada - <bio>  <send message>   Secretary

Richard Allan Kelley, Sierra Vista, Arizona US - <bio>  <send message>   Treasurer

David Deitch, Sandy Springs, Georgia US - <bio>  <send message>   Chairman

Karen Allen Chicago, Illinois US - <bio>  <send message>   Director at Large

Emmanuel Agyarko Brobbey Ghana - <bio>  <send message>   Director at Large

[Past Leaders]       

NPA Executive Office
Run by the NPA Executive Director, the Executive Office handles the Association’s operations. Staff at the Executive Office serve as NPA committee liaisons as well as experts in areas such as certification, marketing, publishing, finance, and strategic relations. Every division of the Executive Office operates with at least one NPA committee. For example, the member relations manager works with the Member Advisory Committee, the accounting department works with the Budget & Finance Committee, etc.

David Bradette <bio>  <send message>   Executive Director, Webmaster

Mike Seden <bio>  <send message>   Director of Partner Relations

David Deitch <bio>  <send message>  Social Media Director

Summary of the services provided by our volunteers:

  1. Membership
    • Maintain current and accurate membership and distribute to the executive board.
    • Assist with promotion, retention, and recognition programs or campaigns.
    • Provide friendly and competent customer service for membership questions.
  2. Advertising
    • Actively solicit, via e-mail and follow-up, the support of vendors, brokers and industry for the newsletter, and the annual NetWorld+Interop Conference.
  3. Financial
    • Collect, receive and deposit funds, fees and securities of the Association.
    • Provide accurate record keeping and accounting for all monies.
    • Provide consultation and advice on budgetary matters.
    • Pay all approved itemized bills in a timely manner and
      follow established guidelines.
  4. Communication
    • Maintain telephone service and e-mail address for membership.
    • Maintain fax line for membership and executive board communication.
    • Communicate in the most efficient means with the membership and the board of directors.
  5. Maintenance
    • Maintain records and files.
    • Secure and store all official Network Professional Association documents.

NPA Executive Council (formerly the Governors Council)
Founded in 2020,
the NPA Executive Council is composed of volunteer NPA members and representatives of the Board of Directors. The mandate of the Executive Council is to manage meetings and activities of our NPA community.

NPA Chapters - Local chapters discontinued 2018

NPA Sponsors
Vendor Sponsors provide technology expertise, equipment, and financial donations to support NPA programs and initiatives that further the NPA’s mission to advance the IT Network and IT Professionals industry. Inquiries can be directed to member services.

Associations support the NPA in a unilateral fashion, sharing expertise and experience in the association business.

Government Agencies
Government agencies provide necessary endorsements for many of the NPA’s initiatives. The NPA lobbies government groups on behalf of its members and the profession.

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