To join NACPA today and begin your membership - please email [email protected] 
with the subject line 
Membership Request and provide the
Name, Title, Organization, Phone and Email of all parties requesting membership.

Learn about belonging to our unique community

Navigating the World of Human Resources from a Catholic Perspective

Working in today’s human resources field has become more complex. Operating with good management practices and Gospel values as anchors have become more vital.  NACPA is the professional membership organization for HR practitioners who see their careers as a ministry and desire to foster ‘workplace justice’ in their organizations. Membership will help you develop your professional skills and expand your networking opportunities with colleagues in dioceses across the country.

What You’ll Receive

  • E-Lists – Stay connected to your colleagues around the nation via our improved and searchable E-lists:
    • Directors: HR Directors, Chancellors, COOs, CEOs, Finance Directors and HR Associates of (arch)dioceses
    • Parish Business Managers: Parish Business Managers and Parish Administrators
    • Pastors: Parish Pastors
    • Religious Communities: All those who work HR in Religious Communities
    • Safe Environment: All Safe Environment queries and discussions
  • Free Registration for the NACPA Webinar Series and Members Only access to our complete NACPA Program Archive.
  • Members Only Access to the OnDemand Discussion Series and over three seasons of archives.
  • Members Only Job Descriptions Library
  • Free Job Postings to the NACPA Job Board and our Twitter feed.
  • Discounted rate for the annual HR in the Church Certificate Course
  • Discounted rate on member publications and surveys in the NACPA Shop.
  • Discounted rate to the Annual NACPA Convocation
  • Consultations and Training in Administrative and Organizational Audits, Compensation and Benefits, Survey Services, Human Resource Programs, 
  • Recertification Credit Opportunities: Convocation, webinars and Certificate Program for those moving to human resource responsibilities in a catholic workplace, and consultations may qualify for continuing education units (ceu’s) with HRCI and SHRM
  • Access to the NewsNotes Archives
  • Access to the Member Directory
  • Membership Certificate
  • NACPA Staff at the main office is available to answer questions, suggest resources and schedule consultation services.

Membership Tiers


  • A single person working within an arch/diocese, parish or religious community whose duties involve the responsibilities withing the scope of Human Resources / Employee-Personnel Relations.

i.e., Any above-mentioned organizational employee working specifically within the HR Department, and/or the Chancellor, VC, CEO, COO, CFO, President, VP, Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia, Priest / Lay Personnel, Pastor, Parish Administrator, Parish Manager, Business Administrator, Prioress, Provincial, Province Leader, Provincial Treasurer/Finance/Manager, Congregation Council, Payroll, Pastoral Associate, Head of Schools, Principal, Superintendent, General Counsel, Controller, Compensation, Office Manager, Pastoral Services, Diversity, Risk Management, and Safe Environment.


$205/ 12 months

(of up to 5)

Each Ind after 5

  • A group consisting of any of the above positions.

$805/ 12 months

$125 ea.

HR Individual Contractor

  • In individual, who finds employment working on behalf of the above-mentioned organizations as a Human Resources representative (or a position containing HR responsibilities), but is not considered a contractor for that organization - who is not currently working on behalf of an arch/dio,  parish or religious community at the time of membership initiation (in which case the membership would be held via that institution under an Individual or Group Membership)

$205 / 12 months


To join NACPA today and begin your membership - please email [email protected] 
with the subject line 
Membership Request and provide the
Name, Title, Organization, Phone and Email of all parties requesting membership.

If you have any questions, please contact our Executive Director, Regina Haney [email protected], at the national office