Chapter Committees

Committee Chair: Matt Villareale, Prince William County

This year the APWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter is proud to offer two scholarship opportunities.  $2000 for Student Scholarships and $750 for Professional Development for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Applications are attached below.

$2,000 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS For 2017-2018 Academic Year:

2017 Student Scholarship Application

Application eligibility requirements: 

• Enrollment or intent to enroll in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university in the fall term of 2017 

• Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis)

• Member or dependent of a member of the APWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter. Preference will be given to those pursuing degrees affiliated with the support of Public Works agencies (i.e., Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Management, Graphic Arts, Business, Public Administration, Finance, etc.). 


$750 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS for 2017-2018 academic year:

2017 Professional Development Scholarship Application

Application eligibility requirements:

  • Enrollment or intent to enroll in a part or full-time undergraduate, graduate degree program at an accredited community college, college or university in the fall term of 2017 
  • Member of the APWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter

Preference will be given to those pursuing coursework affiliated with the support of Public Works agencies (i.e., Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Management, Graphic Arts, Business, Public Administration, Finance, etc.).  

Mail the application forms and transcripts to: APWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter 11712C Jefferson Avenue #254 Newport News, VA 23606 

For further information contact Jennifer Cook, APWA@associationbuilders.com, or (757) 412-2664.

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Committee ChairKelly Mattingly, Town of Blacksburg

The purpose of this committee is to function as a bridge between the APWA Center for Sustainability and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter to promote sustainability best practices and help address pressing sustainability issues facing Chapter members.  The Sustainability Committee is led by a Chair appointed by the Chapter President.

Outcome Goals:

  • Raising awareness among Chapter members of the work of the APWA Center for Sustainability and the resources being made available to Chapter members. Communicating Chapter member resource needs to the Center on a regular basis via the Center’s regional representative.

  • Strengthening partnerships with local chapters/regional offices of national associations; statewide municipal associations; and regional offices of industry associations, by supporting issues of mutual concern; co-sponsoring activities; and mutual participation in partner events.

  • Organizing events such as lunch seminars, workshops, webinars, annual APWA Chapter conference technical sessions, etc. having a focus on sustainability related issues of interest to chapter member.

  • Surveying Chapter members to monitor awareness of sustainability best practices, gauge support for Committee initiatives, and identify sustainability resource needs.

Membership on the Sustainability Committee is open to APWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter members.  Committee membership is updated yearly after the annual APWA Chapter conference.  Chapter members are encouraged to reach out to Committee members and start a conversation on how together we can partner to become a more sustainable Chapter.

Links:

APWA Center for Sustainability

Tools & Resources

Partners and Contacts

Upcoming Events

Sustainability Committee LinkedIn Group

Chapter Member Sustainability Programs

Town of Blacksburg, Va

City of Chesapeake, Va

City of Cumberland, Md

City of Newport News, Va

City of Richmond, Va

City of Roanoke, Va

City of Virginia Beach, Va



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