Young Professionals Network

MISSION:  To recruit, develop, connect, empower and retain young professionals in APWA through increased opportunities and resources to enhance their professional development and success within the association and the public works industry.

How is the YP Network structured? 

Who should participate in the YP Network? 

What type of best practice information is shared?

Resources for Young Professionals

YP Network Roster

Message from the Network Chair

Interacting with other public professionals that are relatively new to the profession is a great way to advance one’s career. Local YP groups get together for social mixers, community service events, and technical tours.  In some cases young professionals are involved in planning of chapter conferences.

At PWX – APWA’s annual conference – YP’s have a special registration rate and there is an education track geared toward those in the 35-and-under age group.

If you would like to join us in building the young professional presence in APWA, take a look at the Opportunities to Participate page. If you have questions or suggestions, you are also welcome to contact me (, the national staff liaison to the YP Network, or anyone on the