The American Planning Association-Washington Chapter (APA WA) and several of its sections have open positions in 2018. If you are interested in self-nominating or would like to nominate another planner, please do so by May 15th.

Open Positions

The following is a list of the open positions for the upcoming elections:

Washington Chapter Board 

  • President-Elect

Puget Sound Section Board

  • President-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • King County Representative

Columbia Section Board

  • President

Northwest Section Board

  • President-Elect
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer

Inland Empire Section Board

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • At-Large

How to Submit a Nomination

If you would like to submit a nomination for any of the open positions, please log-in and register an account on the APA National Elections web page. The portal for registering and submitting your information, position statement, and photo is here: 

Download APA’s Guidelines for writing a position statement.


March 15 - May 15: 

May 15:

May 15 - June 1: 

June Newsletter

August 7 - September 7



October Newsletter: 


November 1:

Submit nominations and position statement online

DEADLINE to submit nominations

Nominations committee selects final nominees for each position

The official list of nominees announced

Online voting, ballots distributed via email to all Washington Chapter Members

Announcement of election results

New Board term begins

If you have questions, please contact Nikole Coleman, AICP at [email protected].