Help Lead the APA-Washington Chapter into the Future!

By Dinah Reed

The Washington Chapter of the American Planning Association has opportunities to get involved by nominating yourself or others for three different open positions on the Chapter Board. Your involvement will help guide the state Board of Directors on a variety of key issues and actions. Serving as an Officer is a chance to give back to the profession, support planners and planning across the state, and make planning a force for positive change.

State Chapter APA-Washington is seeking candidates for the positions of:

  • Vice-President

  • Secretary

  • Treasurer

If you want more information about the duties and responsibilities of the State Chapter positions or have any questions about the nominations or election process, please contact Dinah Reed at [email protected].

There are also positions open for each of the State Sections. Contact those Section Presidents with questions about their elected positions:

  • Puget Sound Section – contact: [email protected]
    President-Elect, Treasurer, Snohomish County Rep

  • Peninsula Section – contact: [email protected]
    President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, Reps for Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap, & Mason Counties

  • Columbia Section – contact: [email protected] OR [email protected]
    President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer

  • Northwest Section – contact: [email protected]
    Vice-President, Secretary, President

  • Southwest Section- contact: [email protected]
    President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer

  • South Sound Section – contact: [email protected]
    President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer

What Do You Need to Do Next?

If you are interested in being a candidate, here is one key date not to forget:

  • May 15, 2021 Deadline to Submit Nominations
Submit a Nomination! 

The term of office starts November 1, 2021 and lasts for two years.

Note that candidates for the APA Washington board must be members in good standing with APA National at the time of their nomination and must have their primary place of residence, primary place of work, or both in Washington state.