About
About
Board
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API is governed by a five member Board of Directors.

Samantha (Sam) Murphy, LPP, MCIP (2017-2020)
Chair of the Board
sjmurphy.planning@gmail.com

Tracey Wade, RPP, MCIP (2017-2020)
Treasurer
tracey.wade.rpp@gmail.com

Lindsay Church, MCIP (2017-2020)
ljrchurch@gmail.com

Rachel Gilbert, LPP, MCIP (2017-2020)
rgilbert@easthants.ca

Victoria Willes (2018-2020)
VWilles@dal.ca

Michelle MacDonald
Executive Director
executivedirector@atlanticplanners.org

Committees
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API has several Joint Committees with membership coming from the four Provincial Associations.

Continuous Professional Learning Committee

API Awards Committee

Professional Practice Review Committee

Bylaws
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The Atlantic Planners Institute is a registered non-profit organization under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act.

API By-laws

SERVICES
API/IUA provides the following services to the membership:
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Representation for Atlantic provinces on Standards Committee and Professional Standards Board for the Planning Profession in Canada.
02
Processing of membership applications on behalf of the provincial associations.
03
Maintenance of the membership roster on behalf of the provincial associations.
04
Job and event postings.
05
Administration and support for the provincial associations.
06
Advocacy on behalf of members and the profession.
07
Collaboration on regional and national planning initiatives, such as climate change adaptation strategies.
08
Promoting and recognizing the profession through awards of excellence.
09
Facilitation of continuous professional learning initiatives.
10
Support and collaboration for the annual conference organizing committee.
The Provincial Associations provide the following services:
01
Admission and certification of members.
02
Regulation of the profession.
03
Professional development sessions.
04
Liaison with the planning school (Nova Scotia).
05
Organizing and hosting the annual conference on a rotating basis.
August 22 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Planners and Pints—Tactical Urbanism
October 2 to October 4
API Conference 2019