This site is for the Houston section of the Texas Chapter in the American Planning Association (APA). Houston APA is a nonprofit, professional organization for urban planners in the south east Texas region. A newsletter is sent out each month highlighting important section updates, upcoming events, programs, and educational opportunities. These newsletters are archived below for your convenience.
The need for planners to shape a community vision has never been greater. The American Planning Association (APA) brings together thousands of people – practicing planners, citizens, elected officials – committed to making great communities happen. APA is a nonprofit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional, and rural planning. APA and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), advance the art and science of planning to meet the needs of people and society.
The Houston Section includes the following Texas counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Houston, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Waller, and Wharton.
Gary K. Mitchell, AICP
Shad Comeaux, AICP
Luis Guajardo, AICP
Michelle Queen, AICP
Immediate Past Director
Josh Owens, AICP
Emerging Planning Leader (EPL) Representative
Louis Cutaia, AICP
UPCOMING EVENTS AND CALENDAR
Tour-de-Region: Fort Bend County and Surrounding Areas
Where: Bar Louie, 16089 City Walk, Sugar Land 77479
When: February 8, 2018 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AICP Exam Workshop
Where: Texas Southern University, School of Public Affairs Building, 3400 Cleburne Street, Houston 77004
When: February 10, 2018 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sam Houston Boat Tour (1.5 CM)
Where: 7300 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77020
When: March 21, 2018 from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM [lunch provided]
Houston Young Design Professionals Happy Hour
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