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APA and/or AICP?

gkmo62u

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Does anyone know if I can separate my APA membership from my AICP membership?

These are personal reasons but I do not love the direction of the APA on a national (and local as well) basis. I think it has become too agenda driven, too environmental, too anti-suburban, too anti-business and economic development.

I just don't see the value anymore.

I am not really interested in debating that today but was wondering how to keep AICP and leave APA?

Any help?
 

gkmo62u

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But AICP is not like an entitlement, I have earned that. I am going to send an email to the source on this. I will report back.
 

Nero

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Many of us support APA directions on these pionts. A large organization like APA will never be able to make everybody happy but over all, like it or not, they are the planners voice.

I can hear it now " their not my voice!" then jion the other planners organization.... or get involved to change the direction.
 

biscuit

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gkmo62u said:
These are personal reasons but I do not love the direction of the APA on a national (and local as well) basis. I think it has become too agenda driven, too environmental, too anti-suburban, too anti-business and economic development.

Obviously a Clemson trained planner. ;)

I too have stopped paying APA dues, but then again I'm not AICP. Good luck and let us know what happens.
 
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