West Virginia - Almost Heaven Welcome to APA West Virginia
WV APA is the West Virginia state chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) Our organization is comprised of professional and citizen planners who work to support responsible planning throughout the state. Membership is open to professional planners employed in planning or a related field, lay planners who serve on planning commissions or boards of zoning appeals, student members who are enrolled in a course of study in planning or a related field, and citizens interested in planning for their communities.
National Planning Conference 2023 April 1 - 4, 2023, Philadelphia OR April 26-23, 2023, Online
NPC23 will offer two distinct, complementary experiences for planners to connect. Once again, this year planners can attend in-person and online. Each venue will have unique content and sessions.
Core content areas will include sessions on these topics:
- Climate Emergency
- Diversification of Transportation
- Future of Work, Upskilling and Reskilling
- Health Equity and Nature
- Housing Affordability, Availability, and Accessibility
- Implementation of Federal Programs and Grants
- Political Shifts and Polarization
- Population Diversity and Inclusive Design
Monthly Newsletter November monthly newsletter is here!
Big thanks to Rickie, Jennie, and the committee members who have contributed to making this monthly update happen, but especially Rickie to putting it all together.
There are updates from the President, Legislative Committee, Membership Committee, Professional Development Committee, national APA policy, and the upcoming chapter meeting on December 1st.
If you have something you’d like included in the monthly newsletter, please reach out to Shae Strait or Rickie Yeager.
Current job postings Job Opportunities
These are the current job postings:
Entry Level (1-3 years) for Martinsburg, WV
Transportation Planner/Engineer for Belomar Regional Council in Wheeling, WV
Director Level for City of Wheeling, WV