Recent news about the GPA, Georgia, legislation, and more.

Submit your news

Welcome the Newest GPA Board Member
September 15, 2020
Welcome the Newest GPA Board Member

Please join us in welcoming GPA’s newest board member, Allison Duncan, AICP. Allison has filled the role of GPA’s Planning Officials Development Officer (PODO) previously held by Richard Osborne....


GPA COVID Impact and Response Survey
September 15, 2020
GPA COVID Impact and Response Survey

GPA would like to better understand how communities are responding to the current crisis on many fronts. Your response to this survey is critical. It takes less than ten minutes to...


2020 PAB Accreditation Board Survey Reopened
September 14, 2020
2020 PAB Accreditation Board Survey Reopened

The Urban Planning and Design program at the University of Georgia is preparing to be reviewed for accreditation by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB). The PAB values the input of the...


Keynote Address for GPA 2020 Fall Conference
September 3, 2020
Keynote Address for GPA 2020 Fall Conference

We are bringing together a wealth of experience and expertise with a number of speakers offering diverse perspectives on planning issues on topics pertaining to transportation, community and economic...


2020 GPA Board Election Results
August 31, 2020
2020 GPA Board Election Results

Thank you to everyone who ran in this year’s GPA board election. Congratulations to Whitney Shephard, PE, LEED AP, GPA’s next President-Elect! Please join us in congratulating all of the...


GPA Board Member Update
July 31, 2020
GPA Board Member Update

The GPA Board has had three board members recently resign due to job changes. These changes either resulted in them being ineligible for their board position or impacted their availability to...


Georgia Chapter Election 2020
July 16, 2020
Georgia Chapter Election 2020

The American Planning Association has emailed all GPA members their election ballots for the 2020 GPA board elections. Vote for the open GPA Board positions by August 17, 2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific...