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  • Message from the Chapter President 1-4-19

    Happy new year! I hope everyone had a restful and enjoyable holiday season. As we start the new year, I want to express my gratitude to the outgoing and incoming Executive Committee—as well as the broader leadership team—for their dedication and hard work on behalf of the Chapter, and to encourage all Chapter members to […]

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  • Message from the Chapter President, 12-20-18

    Chapter members and friends, Happy holidays! I am delighted to share the exciting news that our Chapter has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 APA Chapter Presidents Council Karen B. Smith Award in the category of Outstanding Service to Members, and specifically in recognition of our Chapter’s Diversity Committee (DivComm)! Below is an […]

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  • Apply to APA-NYM’s 2019 Mentorship Program! Now through January 13th

    Join the Young Planners Group (YPG) Mentorship Program for a unique professional development opportunity.  The mentorship program is six months long, and offers planners of all levels an opportunity to expand one’s network while setting goals and working on achieving them. Mentor and mentee roles are available to planning practitioners of all experience levels and second-year graduate students. […]

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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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