FAQ - Membership

Have a question about the Minnesota Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA)? Chances are it's been asked before! Check out our frequently asked questions, by category, below.

  1. What is the Minnesota Chapter of APWA?
  2. Can I pay the membership fee online?
  3. Why do I need a valid email address on file with APWA?
  4. What payment options are available online?
  5. What is the APWA Members' Library?

1. What is the Minnesota Chapter of APWA?

The Minnesota Chapter is one of 64 American Public Works Association (APWA) chapters across North America. The chapter comprises 900 members and is governed by an Executive Committee of four officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer, and Past-President), chapter delegate to APWA, and seven directors. 

Each Executive Committee member works with one of the chapter's technical or general committees. Each committee is chaired by a chapter member and the committees provide input to the Executive Committee on the conduct of chapter business.

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2. Can I pay the membership fee online?

APWA manages membership enrollment and renewal for the national and all state chapters. Your registration with APWA allows you to specify membership in the Minnesota Chapter. Visit the APWA website to learn more about membership benefits and to join today. 

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3. Why do I need a valid email address on file with APWA?

In order to enjoy the benefits of your membership and experience the new APWA-MN Chapter website to its fullest, you need to have a valid, up-to-date email address registered with APWA. Having a valid email address will allow you to:

  • Receive monthly email blasts highlighting new content on the APWA-MN Chapter website.

  • Receive other important chapter emails in a timely manner.

  • Log in to the members-only area of the chapter website.

  • Register for events at member rates.

  • Post job openings.

  • Update your photo and LinkedIn button in your member details (all other member profile information is updated through your APWA National profile).

We will use the email address that you list in your APWA National Profile, so please check your APWA National Profile to make sure you list the email address that works best for you. If you’re not sure whether you have a valid email address, log in to your APWA National Profile or contact Pat Schutrop.

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4. What payment options are available online?

You may register and pay for events and purchase sponsorships and certain educational opportunities online with any of the following major credit cards: Master Card, Visa, American Express, and Discover.

Pay-later option for events only. You may purchase events online and choose the pay-later option. You will receive via email a PDF invoice, which requires payment in full within 30 days to the chapter. The pay-later option is not available when purchasing sponsorships.

Payment options for educational opportunities vary based on the program. Please see the specific Education Program page for details.

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5. What is the APWA Members' Library?

The APWA Members' Library offers up-to-date, flexible, on-demand training and professional development to members without having to deal with the hassles of travel, schedule conflicts, and delays individuals encounter when waiting for supervisory approval. Visit the Members’ Library (you will need your APWA user name and password to access the Members Library). APWA members can access pre-recorded Click, Listen & Learn (CLL) webinars, e-books, Power 15 podcasts, Congress presentations from prior years, and more!

The APWA Members' Library is:

  • Searchable by topic
  • No additional fees beyond membership dues
  • No limits to how often you access items in the Library

PLUS:

  • No registration fees for live Click, Listen & Learn webinars
  • No CEU/PDH recording fees
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