Congratulations Chairman Thrower!

APA National Planning Officials Committee Appointment

Planning Commissioner Mitch ThrowerAs of May 1, Planning Commission Chair Mitch Thrower has been appointed by the American Planning Association (APA) Board of Directors to serve on the APA Planning Officials Committee. Commissioner Thrower will represent Region III, encompassing Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, and South America.

The charge of the Planning Officials Committee is to advocate and to help educate planning officials about implementing sound, ethical, inclusionary and non-discriminatory planning practice. Most work of the committee relates to the educational programs for the audience of planning commissioners, through publications, distance learning, and at the National Planning Conference.

We are confident the APA Planning Officials Committee will benefit from your leadership and dedication as much as we do!