Frequently Asked Questions
What are the different types of APA memberships?
There are several types of membership through APA. They include: regular planner, student, commissioner, academic, allied professionals and citizens, retired, life, or unemployed. Please utilize this link. It will get you straight to APA’s webpage for joining depending on what type of membership you are in need of. There are many types with reduced rates. https://www.planning.org/join/planners/
What are the dues for APA membership?
APA has different categories for dues depending on what type of category you are in as well as your salary range. There are many types of memberships with reduced rates. Please utilize this link to review the dues structure. https://www.planning.org/join/dues/
What if I was a member of APA or NNECAPA already?
If you are already an APA or NNECAPA member, you will receive renewal information directly from APA.
Can I join the NNECAPA Chapter and State section only (non-APA)?
Yes - following are the links:
Individual Membership - $80.00
Retired/Student Membership - $25.00
How can I join APA, NNECAPA and my State section combined (through APA)?
Please utilize this link. It will get you straight to APA’s webpage for joining all of the above organizations. https://www.planning.org/join/planners/
What are the dues for NNECAPA only membership?
Individual membership: $80.00.
Retired/Student Membership: $25.00
Are there still Organizational Memberships?
This is a New Hampshire and Vermont only membership that is in transition. It is only available to organizations who were previously members. It is not available in Maine. Organizational membership are planned to be available for 2020 and 2021. Organizational membership renewal for 2020 is $300.00 and may include up to 15 employees of the organization.
How do I know if I have already signed up?
Contact your state section if you are not sure whether you have already joined. They are volunteers, so it may take them a few days to reply, but they will be happy to help.
Who has the membership directory?
The APA National maintains a membership directory that is available for APA members. Go to: http://www.planning.org/members/directory/ To view NNECAPA members, select the State under the state field.
Use APA’s searchable directory to find colleagues, former coworkers, and friends from your own community or anywhere around the world.
Who is listed?
All current APA members are listed in the directory except for those who have specifically chosen to be excluded.
How reliable is the information?
APA depends on members to keep their profile information up-to-date. Please help keep the member database accurate by advising us and them of changes to your own address, e-mail address, or telephone number. APA does not assume any responsibility for errors or omissions.
Who has access to the directory?
Only current APA members may use the member directory. APA membership is held only by individuals and is not transferable.
Can I buy or rent APA’s e-mail list?
No. APA does not sell or rent e-mail addresses or telephone or fax numbers.
What legal restrictions apply?
The information contained in the APA Member Directory is the exclusive property of APA. This database is an asset and its contents are confidential. Disclosure, transfer, duplication, reproduction, or retention of all or any portion of the information — in any form or manner whatsoever — is not permitted by any company or third party, agent, employee, or contractor thereof.