News and reminders for APBP members
|Phil Miller joins APBP staff|
> Join APBP’s Board of Directors and staff in welcoming Phil Miller to the APBP staff. One of APBP’s founding Board members back in July 1998, Phil will coordinate the new Bicycle Parking workshop program and chapter development. He has over 30 years of planning experience, specializing in the development and implementation of transportation programs and projects at the local, county, state, and regional levels. Phil works from a home office in Redmond, Washington--a hop, skip and jump from locations likely to be among APBP’s first robust chapters. He can be reached at email@example.com or (425) 922-2282.
Support the Susie Stephens Scholarship Fund
> Your generous donations to APBP’s Susie Stephens Scholarship Fund will help needy APBP members attend the Professional Development Seminar in Boulder this September. Through July 31, APBP member Peter Lagerwey and Executive Director Kit Keller will match all donations to the fund dollar for dollar, up to total of $1,000.Click here to contribute. Also: New APBP Board member Douglas Adams is spearheading the Scholarship Action Team and he’s recruiting volunteers to help. E-mail Douglas at firstname.lastname@example.org find out how you can help.
Get involved with APBP’s Action Teams
> On Wednesday, July 10 at 3:00 p.m. EDT, join an online member meet-up to learn how you can engage with APBP’s new action teams. Whether you’re traveling to Boulder (where action team members can meet in person) or you’re ready to connect with other members virtually, there’s a place for your talents to shine! Register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/326917594 for a zippy tour of the action teams. Join, help and be enriched as APBP celebrates 15 years serving members.
Reminders – Calendar these deadlines!
> June 28: Deadline to nominate a colleague for one of APBP’s Annual Awards. Awards are presented at the APBP Professional Development Seminar in Boulder, Colorado, on September 10, 2013. Click here to read the award criteria and submit a nomination (you must sign in to the website with your username and password to see this page).
>July 9: Deadline to respond to APBP’s Call for Instructor Trainees for the new APBP Bicycle Parking Workshop program. This on-site workshop builds on the success of our Bicycle Parking Guidelines, 2nd Edition and this year’s Bicycle Parking webinar series. Visit this page to read the full call for instructors, a description of the workshop, and application details. E-mail questions to Phil Miller (email@example.com).
>July 31: Deadline to file papers to run for the 2014 Board of Directors. With a fresh strategic plan and many new initiatives on the horizon, APBP needs and welcomes the enthusiastic participation of its members on the Board of Directors. Submit a 400 word statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org; details here.
If our math is correct, July 2, 2013 is the 15th Anniversary of APBP. Join us for APBP’s Big Birthday Bash in Boulder! We’re planning a celebration picnic with birthday cake and everything. Thank you to each and every APBP member who has believed in and supported your organization through the years.
Last week’s APBP news bulletin included PDS teasers and a long list of new resources; read it here