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GPA to posthumously honor Mike Williams at the 2017 Fall Conference in Columbus

posted on September 25th, 2017  |  Read more

Michael C. Williams, local planning director and friend to many in our chapter passed away on September 13, 2017 of cancer.  Michael was a native of Atlanta and graduate of Fulton High School.  He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from West Georgia College and a Master’s Degree in City Planning from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Updated APA Membership Welcomes the Next Generation of Planners

posted on July 27th, 2017  |  Read more

Big changes are coming to the American Planning Association!  Beginning on July 11, APA student membership will be free to any full- or part-time student actively matriculated in any university or college degree program. APA also will offer two years of reduced dues to help bridge the gap between university and professional life.  First-time members will enjoy discounted introductory rates as well.

GPA Dues Increase and Rate Change Summary & Recommendation

posted on June 6th, 2017  |  Read more

The GPA Chapter President recommends to the GPA Chapter Board of Directors that the Chapter dues increase from $35 per year to 20% of APA National membership dues, and that Chapter-only single memberships be increased from $35 to $60 per year. Board approval will be sought at a meeting in July 2017, which will lead to a Chapter-wide vote to occur at the Annual Meeting in September 2017. This will allow for implementation by January 1, 2018.

Planners4health Survey

posted on May 26th, 2017  |  Read more

GPA needs your help to assess current and future opportunities for collaboration with local, regional, and state health departments.

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