Help Wanted

State Chair for APA-National Planning Advocacy Network

The Planners' Advocacy Network is an APA initiative to engage in grassroots advocacy. APA national has suggested that the Washington State Chapter appoint a state chair to focus on federal policy and advocacy issues and be a direct liaison for the Planner's Advocacy Network.

  • The primary responsibilities of the state chair/liaison would be as follows:
  • Recruiting Planners’ Advocacy Network members for Washington;
  • Coordinating with the Chapter’s Legislative Committee
  • Distributing timely information and resources from APA to Planners’ Advocacy Network members;
  • Organizing one event or special advocacy activity per year;
  • Responding to APA action alerts and calls for advocacy;
  • Participating in Network conference calls and webinars; and
  • Developing relationships with legislators.

If you are interested as serving in this role, please send me a short letter of interest at [email protected]

Communications Committee Co-Chairs
Are you interested in active involvement in the Communications Committee for WA APA Chapter? Do you like researching content for articles, contacting Planning professionals throughout the State to get interesting stories about recent accomplishments in their jurisdictions, familiar with cool Planning Blogs you would like to share? The WA APA Chapter produces a newsletter every other month. We are looking for a couple of volunteers who would be willing to help in making the newsletter a vibrant and informative source of information for the WA APA Chapter readers. Please contact Dinah Reed, Communications Committee Chair, at [email protected] or (509) 574-2300 and we can begin with the next publication (July/August). The commitment would likely require a monthly conference call, and/or email correspondence. Thank you!

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