Members of the APWA Sacramento chapter participate in a trash cleanup


Your local chapter offers one of the most immediate, easy and cost-effective opportunities to exchange information with colleagues and to keep up-to-date on the latest public works technologies and management trends. Chapter membership is included in your annual APWA membership.


APWA’s network comprises 55 chapters in the United States and eight in Canada.

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Each chapter offers valuable resources and information through its website.

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Some chapters have branches to support an even more specific geographic area.

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Members of the APWA New England Chapter display a 'Public Works Makes It Happen' banner at a chapter event


Check out the APWA Chapter and Branch Event Calendar to stay in the know about upcoming events and learning opportunities in your area.

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Chapter Support Team

The APWA membership and chapter support team assists chapters and branches with day-to-day issues and serves as a link to the national headquarters.

Chapter Leader Resources

The Chapter Leader Resources website provides reports, tools, templates and other useful information for successfully managing an APWA chapter or branch.

APWA chapter leaders discuss public works issues around the table
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Council of Chapters

The Council of Chapters is made up of one delegate from each of the 63 APWA chapters. Members of the council serve as advisors to APWA, sharing the opinions and ideas of their chapters.

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