On May 3, the APA-Texas Chapter Board of Directors established a committee to oversee Chapter education, promotion, and activities related to the 2020 Census. Once a decade, America comes together to count every resident in the United States, creating national awareness of the importance of the census and its valuable statistics. It counts our population and households, providing the basis for reapportioning congressional seats, redistricting, and distributing more than $675 billion in federal funds annually to support states, counties and communities’ vital programs — impacting housing, education, transportation, employment, health care and public policy.
Chapter President Doug McDonald, AICP has appointed Joey Crumley, AICP, as Chair of the 2020 Census Committee. Joey is the Planning Supervisor for the Office of Innovation and Development for the Austin Independent School District and is excited to lead this effort. But we need your help! If you are interested in serving on this committee and assisting the Texas Chapter with education and programs, please contact Joey at firstname.lastname@example.org.