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Welcome Young Professionals!

The public works profession is attracting more young people than ever before. APWA is the organization for public works professionals and the source for resources to help your career as well as keeping you updated on what is going on in the profession.

The opportunities for you to take advantage of local education and training opportunities, as well as attending national conferences, will be vital to your success, and being able to interact with 30,000 other public works professionals is invaluable.

If you do not find what you need in the links below, please contact Brad Patterson, APWA Membership Manager, at 800-848-2792, ext 5263 or at

Calendar of Young Professionals Events

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When: April 02, 2019
Where: Rincon Brewery Ventura, CA
Join APWA for a project tour of the South Buffalo Creek Stormwater Wetland led by the design team and hosted by the Young Professionals Committee.

When: April 04, 2019
Where: Boxcar Bar and Arcade Greensboro, NC
APWA Wisconsin Brewers vs. Cubs Event

When: April 07, 2019
Where: Miller Park Milwaukee, WI
Annual Meeting & Expo

When: April 15, 2019
Where: Ocean Center Daytona Beach, FL
Los Angeles River Clean Up - Golden Shore Marine Reserve

When: April 27, 2019
Where: Golden Shore Marine Reserve Long Beach, CA
Sign up for an exclusive opportunity with APWA to learn about the Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project, a local project sponsored by the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District! This intimate tour offers a unique opportunity to get in the field and learn about a flood control project designed to work with nature, not against it. After the tour, participants will migrate to Five Suns Brewery in downtown Martinez for networking and socializing.

When: May 16, 2019
Where: Contra Costa County Public Works Department Martinez,


Emerging Leaders Academy
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Why should a YP go to the Public Works Expo (PWX)?


Our committee feels honored and privilege to represent Young Professionals(YP) from across North America. We all understand that YP’s are our future and our committee is a resource to ensure they are successful. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering to help with the committee’s priorities and task forces, please email me at or contact your region’s YP representative. Thank you for your service.

–Matthew Brown, Chair, APWA Young Professionals Committee