MISSION: To recruit, develop, connect, empower and retain young professionals in APWA through increased opportunities and resources to enhance their
professional development and success within the association and the public works industry.
How is the YP Network structured?
It is a group (not a formal national committee) comprised of Young Professionals who actively participate in the YP initiatives in their respective local APWA Branch and/or Chapter. The YP Network evolved by way of APWA's Diversity Committee in 2012. The Student Outreach Network is part of the Young Professionals Network.
Who should participate in the YP Network?
APWA members who are:
What type of best practice information is shared?
- Enthusiastic about connecting, recruiting, retaining, and empowering other fellow YPs in the public works industry
- Active in their local APWA Branch and/or Chapter
- Interested in sharing and learning best practices regarding YP involvement in APWA and other topics relative to the YP demographic
Through monthly conference calls, YP Network participants exchange information about networking events at local chapters and branches, processes/policies affecting young professionals as well as communicating with current YP members and prospective members.
Resources for Young Professionals