The American Planning Association-Washington Chapter (APA WA) and several of its sections have open positions in 2019. If you are interested in self-nominating or would like to nominate another planner, please do so by April 24th.

Open Positions

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

Washington Chapter Board

  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Puget Sound Section

  • President-Elect
  • Snohomish County Representative

Columbia Section

  • President
  • Treasurer

Northwest Section

  • Secretary

Southwest Section

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Peninsula Section

  • President-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Kitsap County Representative
  • Jefferson County Representative
  • Mason County Representative

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 1 - April 24: 

April 24:

April 24 - July 1: 

July 15 - August 15


 October Newsletter: 


November 1:

Submit nominations and position statement online

DEADLINE to submit nominations

Nominations committee selects final nominees for each position

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] or Chaz Bates, AICP at [email protected]