IAP2 USA Member News
All the latest news from the International Association for Public Participation - USA
Tis the Season to participate! We hope that you are having a beautiful holiday season with your loved ones!
Before the end of the year sneaks up on us, we encourage you to read about all of IAP2 USA's exciting accomplishments, opportunities, and inspirations.
IAP2 USA Board
It is with a mix of emotions that I write to you this last message from me as your 2013 President. You might expect me to feel some relief at being able to pass on the responsibilities of the role to the extremely capable Doug Zenn, and while I am certainly confident in Doug, I also feel a pang of sadness stepping away from a role that has meant so much to me personally and professionally.
Briefly introduce yourself. Who are you, and what do you do?
My name is Latara Branch, and I am the Civic Engagement Coordinator for James City County in Virginia. My responsibilities include coordinating public meetings, developing citizen education strategies, and facilitating the exchange of public information and input through surveys, comment cards, and online tools. To read more,click here.
2014 IAP2 USA Board Elections- Voting Period
December 24, 2013- January 8, 2014
Online Election Ballots
Voting details: Click here!
2014 IAP2 USA Board Elections- Announcements January 9, 2014
February 11-12, 2014
Details and RSVP: Click here! IAP2 Full Week Certificate Training April 14-18, 2014 Austin, TX Details and RSVP: Click here! More Trainings to be announced soon!
Intermountain Chapter adds Nevada
The Intermountain Chapter added Nevada to its geographic area this year and held a virtual “Meet and Greet” Dec. 5 to welcome Nevada members. Using an online web conferencing system, the chapter introduced current officers, provided an overview of regular chapter activities and heard about the types of public participation work Nevada members are engaged in. To learn more, click here...
Cascade Chapter PI Network focuses on visual communications
It was standing room only once again at Cascade Chapter’s PI Network on Nov. 20 for the hot topic of Visual Communication for Public Presentations. Jessie Maran of HHPR and Josh Cohen of Fat Pencil Studio presented a range of tips and tools for creating clear and engaging graphics from fundamental diagramming to innovative real-time modeling. To read more, click here...
IAP2 USA advances public participation in the United States by providing its affiliate members with tools and information to conduct high-quality public participation processes, by providing government, industry, nonprofit organizations and participants with educational resources to increase the quality and value of their participation in such processes, and by advocating for quality public participation programs based on our Core Values and Code of Ethics.
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