Dear Friends:

We have just completed PWX2017 and wanted you to know that you were in our thoughts for the entire conference. Every session, every workshop, every event opened with an acknowledgement of the great losses that you are experiencing due to Hurricane Harvey. More importantly we know you are doing great work to protect your communities and families and we want you to know that we are here for you. APWA just reached a historic milestone of 30,000 members. You should know that you have 30,000 friends and colleagues who want to support you during these difficult times. So many of your friends and colleagues approached both of us asking how they could help.

We know that sometimes mutual aid agreements as well as federal and state laws make it challenging for those who want to help, but please let us know what your needs are and we will see if we can help mobilize people to assist.

APWA’s mission is to improve the quality of life for all. When disasters hit, we will band together to assist one another. You are not only in our thoughts but we want to roll up our sleeves and help where we can. We look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible.

Bo Mills
APWA President

Scott D. Grayson
APWA Executive Director