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2023 Speaker Series

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2023 SVS Award Winners

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Winter Mixer

Tuesday, December 12
6 - 8 PM

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Call for SVS Board Nominations

Now’s the time to get involved, give back, grow professionally, network, and have fun! There’s so much reward when you join the American Planning Association (APA) Sacramento Valley Section (SVS) Board!  The Board elections are coming up in December and the SVS nominating committee is accepting nominations for the following 2-year elected Board positions serving the 2024/25 term:

  • Secretary
  • Director of Programs

The duties of the Secretary include assisting the Section Director in developing and distributing the Section Board meeting agendas and to take and distribute Section Board minutes.

The duties of the Director of Programs include to develop, recommend, and maintain a calendar of Section-related programs and awards, including the Speaker Series.

For more information on the duties of these offices, see Section 5.1 of the SVS Bylaws HERE.

Nominations are due by November 13, 2023. 

Click here to complete the Officer Candidate Statement and return to Matt Hertel, Nominating Committee Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Have questions? Chat with one of the Nominating Committee Members:  Kacey Lizon, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Kendra Ramsey, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PLAN 2023 Starting

We are excited to announce that PLAN Sac Valley will return for its 12th year as a hybrid (virtual AND in-person) 6-month mentoring program!

PLAN Sac Valley is a dynamic and challenging one-on-one and group mentoring forum for personal and professional growth and development. The program matches planners (mentees) just starting their careers with established technical and policy planning professionals (mentors) that will share their invaluable knowledge and experience to help mentees.

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Upcoming Section Events

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Event Info
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Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2023 SVS Awards Program! Click button below to see the outstanding planning projects and planners in our Section.

Award Winners
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Upcoming YEP Events

YEP Events
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Job Openings

Job Openings

Click on the button above to go to the Section's Job Openings Page. This provides links to openings in this area as well as links to APA National and APA California job listings.

Section Store

Feeling the need to spice up your day? Want to display your love for the Sacramento Valley Section on your coffee cup or water bottle.  Well now you can!

We have teamed up with Cafe Press and designed a selection of unique merchandise proudly emblazoned with the Section's very cool logo. Coffee cups, water bottles, t-shrts, sweatshirts, stickers and more await.

Just click the button to view the range of items that you can order.

Section Store

2023 Section Sponsors

Without the support of our sponsors, many of the programs we offer would not be possible. Click the logos below to find out more about each sponsor.

To our sponsors -- Thank You!

  • Section Visionary

  • Section Partner

  • Section Friend