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  • Message from APA-NYM President (04/27/18)

    Chapter members and friends, Building upon the momentum from our Chapter Leadership Retreat earlier this year, our topical Committees and geographic Sections continue to host a range of events that offer professional development and networking opportunities to our members throughout the region. The focal point of our Leadership Retreat was to identify and advance actionable […]

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  • Congratulations to newly elected FAICP members, Maxine Griffith, AICP and Jan Degenshein, AICP!

    The NY Metro Chapter’s Executive Committee is thrilled to announce that two Chapter members will be inducted into the prestigious College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP) during the 2018 APA National Planning Conference (NPC18). Please join us in congratulating Maxine Griffith, AICP and Jan Degenshein, AICP on this distinguished honor! Maxine and […]

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  • 2018 APA NY Metro Chapter Membership Survey

    Dear Chapter members, Happy New Year! Thanks to the hard work of dozens of Chapter leaders in driving our programming/professional development, networking, and advocacy efforts, 2017 was a productive and energizing year for the Chapter. Looking ahead, we are now focused on how best to keep up the momentum and move forward in the new […]

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  • Message from APA-NYM President (11/29/17)

    Chapter members and friends, Happy Holidays! I hope you and your families had a relaxing and enjoyable Thanksgiving. As we approach the new year and begin the rejuvenating process of setting personal and professional goals for 2018, it is similarly energizing to reflect back on some key highlights from 2017. From assisting with the National […]

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  • APA-NYM 2017 Annual Conference Photos

    APA-NYM hosted another successful Annual Conference on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Scandinavia House covering the Fourth Regional Plan; challenges and opportunities for technologies in the public realm; the legal aspects of “Air Rights Deals” in New York City; planning for coastal resiliency; and advances in EVs, AVs and ride-sharing. Check out some photos from the […]

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  • Required Update To Dues Structure

    Dear Chapter Members, The American Planning Association (APA) is requiring all Chapters to move to a percentage-based dues structure by the end of 2017. Based on a percentage-based dues structure, Chapter dues would be calculated as a percentage of APA National dues, as opposed to a flat fee, and the dues would be determined on […]

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  • Message from APA-NYM President (10/03/17)

    Chapter members and friends, As we build up to our Chapter’s Annual Conference on October 27th (note: register by October 8th to receive early bird rates), there is much to reflect upon from the month of September. First and foremost, we welcomed Ela Dokonal, AICP CUD, LEED AP as our new Vice President of Communications. […]

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  • Message from APA-NYM President (08/22/2017)

    Chapter members and friends, While we are approaching the time of year when we often think about how quickly the summer passes us by, I am happy to report that there is much to look forward to in the coming months, thanks to the ongoing efforts of many Chapter members. In a previous message, I […]

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  • APA-NYM Executive Committee Letter: New York City Candidate Priorities, Election 2017

    On August 3, 2017, APA-NYM’s Executive Committee voted to send a letter outlining policy objectives and priorities to candidates for New York City elected office in the current election cycle. The letter, which was authored in collaboration with several Chapter Committees and endorsed by the Executive Committee, focuses on the following topic areas: economic development; […]

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  • Message from APA-NYM President (07/26/2017)

    Chapter members and friends, The month of August presents us with an opportunity to take advantage of the remaining weeks in summer while also gearing up for the fall. Whether you have any travel plans or you will be staying local, I hope you have the chance to enjoy all that summer offers so you […]

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