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The Southwest Section is committed to promoting sound planning practices based on ethical principles to help the community improve its quality of life, realize its goals, and secure its future.

SW Section Statement on Racial Equity and Inclusion

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 Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meets for a conference call on the first Wednesday of every month at 5:00 PM PT.

Conference Call-Instructions: (513) 386-0000. Participant Access Code: 1024669#  | Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740
Passcode: 027346 | Meeting on Zoom
Executive Board email: [email protected]

Position Name Position Expiration Date
President Sam Rubin, AICP October 31, 2023
President-Elect Melissa Johnston, AICP October 31, 2023
Immediate Past President Judith Perez, AICP  
Treasurer Ethan Spoo, AICP October 31, 2023
Secretary Anne McNamara October 31, 2023
Clark County Representative Jenna Kay October 31, 2023
Cowlitz County Representative Jason Lugo October 31, 2023
Skamania County Representative Alan Peters, AICP October 31, 2023
Professional Development Co-Chair Nick Fazio October 31, 2023
Professional Development Co-Chair Claire Lust  October 31, 2023
Communications Chair Mark Person, AICP October 31, 2023
Legislative Liaison Brian Carrico October 31, 2023

 


Section Bylaws

The bylaws are the organizing and operating protocols for the SW Section. The most recent version was unanimously voted for approval on July 18, 2018.

Read the Southwest Chapter Bylaws

Get Updates 

Subscribe to the SW WA APA listserv to receive a quarterly newsletter and notices for upcoming events.
To join, send an email to:[email protected] Like us on Facebook


Events:

Date/Time

Event

Location

Jan 5, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

Jan 17, 1-3 p.m.

Urban Activism, MLK Day of Service. Tree planting.

Evergreen Blvd. Vancouver

Feb 2, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

Feb 17, 12-1 p.m.

Webinar

Public Communications During the Oregon Wildfire Recovery
Zoom - 
Meeting ID: 845 5633 5676, Passcode: 796283

Mar 2, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 385441

Mar 17, 9 a.m.- 11:15am.

Quarterly Forum

Climate Change 
Zoom - 
Meeting ID: 826 2298 6281, Passcode: 385441

Apr 1st-30th

EcoChallenge, Earth Month

Take action with us this April by joining the SW WA APA EcoChallenge team!

Join here: SW WA APA EcoChallenge.

Apr 6, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

May 4, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

May 19, 12-1 p.m.

Webinar

Zoom - Meeting ID: 845 5633 5676, Passcode: 796283 

Jun 1, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

Jun 16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Quarterly Forum

T.B.D.

July 9, 9:30-11:30 a.m

Urban Activism + Summer Social

Join in with fellow planners as we volunteer for a beach cleanup with the Watershed Alliance of SW Washington.

Read more: Frenchmen’s Bar

Register: Watershed Alliance

Jul 6, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

Aug 3, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

Aug 18, 12-1 p.m.

Webinar

Zoom - Meeting ID: 845 5633 5676, Passcode: 796283 

Sep 7, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

Sep 29, 9 a.m.-11:30am.

Quarterly Forum

Middle Housing (check back for Zoom link)

Oct 12

APA WA Conference

Tour & Social at Hidden House

Oct 5, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

Nov 2, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

Nov 17, 12-1 p.m.

Webinar

Zoom - Meeting ID: 845 5633 5676, Passcode: 796283 

Dec 7, 5 p.m.

Board Meeting

Zoom - Meeting ID: 897 0811 9740, Passcode: 027346

Dec 15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Quarterly Forum

Law and Ethics


Board Meeting Agendas & Minutes

2022 2021
January 5, 2022 | View Minutes January 6, 2021 | View Minutes
February 2, 2022 | View Minutes  February 3, 2021 | View Minutes
March 2, 2022 | View Minutes  March 3, 2021 | View Minutes
April 6, 2022 | View Minutes  April 7, 2021 | View Minutes
  May 5, 2021 | View Minutes
  June 2, 2021 | View Minutes
  July 7, 2021 | View Minutes
  August 4, 2021 | View Minutes
September 7, 2022 | View Minutes  September 1, 2021 | View Minutes
  October 6, 2021 | View Minutes
  November 3,2021 | View Minutes
  December 1, 2021 | View Minutes

 


Online Training and Resources

Have a look at these free Online Training and Resources document. For additional trainings check out our YouTube Channel with recorded trainings.


Strategic Plan

The Southwest Section exists to support our members, to advance the planning profession and to make communities great. The Strategic Plan includes prioritized goals, strategies and actions items to be accomplished over a two-year period.