APA by the Numbers

  • 45,000 members from 100+ countries
  • 47 chapters throughout the United States
  • 21 divisions that embrace the wide range of planning
  • Two office locations: Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Media Center

Learn about APA, its members, and the latest planning-related news.

International Initiatives

Challenges and successes often cross geographic, national, and institutional borders. Here are some examples of how APA is involved worldwide:

Annual Report

APA's Annual Report highlights the year's progress and accomplishments in advocacy, research, education, and volunteer service.


Members elect the APA Board of Directors and the AICP Commission. The Board delegates day-to-day operations to its staff in Washington, D.C., and Chicago.

  • APA Board of Directors
  • AICP Commission
  • Chapter Presidents Council
  • Divisions Council
  • Student Representatives Council

APA Senior Staff

We measure our success by the successes of our members and the communities they serve.

Contacting APA

Question? Problem? Concern? Find the right person to contact at APA.

Privacy Statement

Our Privacy Statement describes how your personal information may be used by the Association.

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