APWA Chapter Leaders' Announcement 4.29.19

  • PACE deadline is June 3
  • ELA Applications available online
  • Register for Ethics Public Works Course and save 10%
  • Chapter Leader Resources webinar is scheduled for Thursday
  • Webinar: Chapter websites explained!
  • Mark your calender for the PWX Chapter Leaders Forum
  • Council of Chapters summer meeting in Seattle


PACE deadline is June 3

There are 38 chapters that are eligible to submit for the PACE (Presidential Award for Chapter Excellence).  Chapters must submit by June 3 and those that will receive the PACE will be notified the first week of July. The chapters that receive the PACE will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony on Monday, September 9 in Seattle.

ELA Applications available online

Applications for the Emerging Leaders Academy Class XIII are now live.   
Applications are due Friday, August 2 and participants will be notified no later than Friday, September 20. Anyone interested can go to the webpage for more information at: ELA FAQ
For other questions, please contact Sarah Noakes or Deanne Cross ela@apwa.net.

Register for Ethics Public Works course and save 10%

Have you heard about APWA’s Ethics eLearning Courses?
To ensure flexibility and accommodate the needs of our membership, we have two Ethics courses available – one for professionals and one for supervisors. Register now and save an additional 10% using coupon code LMS10.
Here is a link to a promotional video for this course: https://youtu.be/CGFZA9criME
For more information, checkout our website: www.apwa.net/eLearning or contact us at lms@apwa.net.

Chapter Leader Resources webinar is scheduled for Thursday

The Chapter Leader Resources area on the APWA website can only be accessed by chapter and branch officers. Committee chairs have access to the CLR site as well.
A webinar to further explain and explore the Chapter Leader Resources area is scheduled for Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
The webinar will cover the following:


  • Learn how to access the area and find it quickly
  • Explore the resources that can benefit you as a leader and your chapter
  • Discover the staff who can help you further with specific positions within your chapter/branch
All webinars sponsored by the Membership Department are a free resource for our chapter and branch leaders.
Please contact Rhonda Wilhite at rwilhite@apwa.net for instructions on how to participate or if you have any questions.

Webinar:Chapter websites explained!

A webinar to help members navigate their chapter website is set for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16.

This webinar will provide members the tools and resources to get started on the chapter website template.  Those participating in the webinar will learn how to create pages, committees, job postings, menus, events and update your homepage.
Ashley Wilson, APWA Associate Director of Membership, will also demonstrate how to manage events through the chapter website for small events and for some of the large events.
Go here for more information and/or to register: https://www.apwa.net/MyApwa/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=19CLWEB

Mark your calendar for PWX Chapter Leaders Forum

The 2019 Chapter Leaders Forum will be held from 3:00-4:50 p.m. on Sunday, September 9 in Seattle. The event takes place during PWX, APWA’s annual convention and trade show. 
This is an excellent opportunity for all chapter leaders to network and engage in roundtable topic conversations addressing chapter capacity ideas, opportunities and challenges they are currently facing.  
There are other important networking and training sessions on the schedule for PWX. 
For more information about the Chapter Leaders Forum or about any other chapter leaders’ education and training sessions at PWX, contact Brad Patterson, APWA Chapter Membership Manager, at bpatterson@apwa.net.

Council of Chapters summer meeting in Seattle

The Council of Chapters' summer meeting will take place on Saturday, September 7 in Seattle at the Westin Seattle Hotel. APWA Staff and the Council of Chapter of Chapters Steering Committee are working hard to create a schedule that would allow as much collaboration time with the Technical Committees as possible.