APA/AICP Elections

Election Results Announced

Congratulations to all our newly elected leaders!

The successful candidates below will begin their terms of office January 1, 2020. APA chapters and divisions that participated in the consolidated elections will announce their results to members separately, and the complete results will be posted by mid-September 2019.

APA Board of Directors

Leo Asuncion, AICP
APA President-Elect

Linda Amato, AICP
Director At Large

Angela Brooks, AICP
Director At Large (focused seat)

Ben Hitchings, FAICP
Director, Region 2

Wendy Shabay, AICP
Director, Region 3

Wendy Moeller, FAICP
Director, Region 4

AICP Commission

Mitchell Silver, FAICP
AICP President-Elect

Arlova Vonhm, AICP
Commissioner, Region 2

Kimberley Mickelson, AICP
Commissioner, Region 3

Erin Perdu, AICP
Commissioner, Region 4

Francisco Contreras, AICP
Commissioner, Region 6 (unexpired 2-year term)

Council Chairs

David Fields, AICP
Divisions Council Chair

Sara Copeland, AICP
Chapter Presidents Council Chair

Veronica Escalera-Ibarra
Student Representatives Council Chair

Elected by respective leadership council members, these positions also serve as APA Board Directors

Student Representatives Council

Veronica Escalera-Ibarra
Student Representatives Council Chair

Sean Scoopmire
Representatives Council Region 2

Kohl Malo
Student Representatives Council Region 3

Batul Ather
Student Representatives Council Region 4

For more information about the election results, contact getinvolved@planning.org.


Board and Commission Election Schedule and Composition

APA conducts elections for new Board and Commission members every two years. About half of positions in each body are up for election in each cycle. Balloting occurs during the summer of odd-numbered years. New Board and Commission members’ terms begin on January 1 of even-numbered years.

Below are the terms for Board and Commission members as of January 1, 2020. Board members and Commissioners serve staggered four-year terms, except for council chairs who serve two-year terms. Also, the President-Elect serves for one year and President-Elect, two years as President, and one year as Past President. Liaison to the AICP Commission serve two-years terms.

In odd-numbered years, the call for nominations goes out to members before the National Planning Conference, for interested candidates.

APA Board

Board President (1/1/2019-12/31/2020)

Board President-Elect (1/1/2020-12/31/2020) (will then be President 1/1/2021 through 12/31/2022)

AICP President (1/1/2019 – 12/31/2020)

Board Director At Large (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2023)

Board Director At Large (1/1/2018 – 12/31/2021)

Board Director At Large (focused for planning board member) (1/1/2018 – 12/31/2021)

Board Director At Large (focused for a minority member) (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2023)

Board Director, Region 1 (1/1/2018 – 12/31/2021)

Board Director, Region 2 (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2023)

Board Director, Region 3 (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2023)

Board Director, Region 4 (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2023)

Board Director, Region 5 (1/1/2018 – 12/31/2021)

Board Director, Region 6 (1/1/2018 – 12/31/2021)

Board Director, Chapter Presidents Council Chair (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021)

Board Director, Divisions Council Chair (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021)

Board Director, Student Representatives Council Chair (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021)

AICP Commission

AICP President (1/1/2019 – 12/31/2020)

AICP President-Elect (1/1/2020-12/31/2020) (will then be President 1/1/2021 through 12/31/2022)

Commissioner, Region 1 (1/1/2018 – 12/31/2021)

Commissioner, Region 2 (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2023)

Commissioner, Region 3 (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2023)

Commissioner, Region 4 (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2023)

Commissioner, Region 5 (1/1/2018 – 12/31/2021)

Commissioner, Region 6 (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021) (a newly elected Commissioner will be serving 2-year term, due to a vacancy)

CPC Liaison (an appointed position) (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021)

DC Liaison (an appointed position) (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021)

SRC Liaison (an appointed position) (1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021)