Inland Empire Section

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The Inland Empire Section serves professional planners in eastern Washington and northern Idaho and provides professional development, advocacy, networking, and community service.

Board of Directors | Section Contact | Section Events | Volunteer Opportunities

 Board of Directors

President  Shauna Harshman
Vice President  Alicia Ayars
Secretary  Kylee Jones
Treasurer  Donna deBit
Professional Development Officer  Chaz Bates, AICP
ASP Student Rep Kelley Dolan
EWU Faculty Rep Dr. Kerry Brooks
Past President  Mary May, AICP
Member-At-Large  Scott Kuhta, AICP
Member-At-Large  Maren Murphy, AICP
Member-At-Large  Robert Brock, AICP
Member-At-Large  Vacant

 Section Contact

Call (509)720-5335 or for any questions about APA-IES activities.


Mailing Address:

Inland Empire Section
APA Washington
P.O. Box 1138
Spokane, WA 99210-1138

 Past Events

2020 Annual Conference, November 5, 2020

Rising to the Moment | Virtual (via Zoom)

2019 Annual Conference, June 6-7
Elkins Resort | Priest Lake, Idaho


The Ethics of Transportation Planning and Design
The Politics of Housing
Healthy Disparities & the Role of the Built Environment
Transportation to Connect Your Whole Community

Community Volunteer Opportunities: (with social distancing)

Spokane Food Fighters: Various
Volunteers pick up and deliver premade meals to families in need from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM in Spokane, WA. Register as a volunteer and they will contact you.

Second Harvest Food: Various
Volunteers will help sort food or Thursday mornings load cars with boxes of food for the Bite 2 Go distribution program. Volunteers can sign up as a group or individually for two hours blocks of time. See the online calendar for dates, times, and the number of spaces that are still open.

Salvation Army Food Bank – Food Prep: Various
Volunteers pull food from shelves and sort requested items into boxes. Volunteers can also help with sweeping, mopping, and sanitizing.

Latinos en Spokane: No scheduled events, but register to be updated
Volunteers can help support citizens in various ways. Please see the website for more details.