The American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is APA's professional institute and provides the only nationwide, independent verification of planners' qualifications.

Certified planners pledge to uphold high standards of practice, ethics, and professional conduct, and to keep their skills sharp and up to date by continuously pursuing advanced professional education.

Chapter Bylaws

The Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association's chapter bylaws govern the organization of the chapter and the manner in which business is conducted.

Strategic Plan

APA Mississippi's work is guided by the 2019 - 2024 Strategic Development Plan, which was approved on March 1, 2019. The strategic plan outlines goals and objectives related to professional development, outreach, collaboration, legislation, membership, diversity, promotion, and administration.


The Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association sends out a quarterly e-newsletter to all current members of the chapter. If you are a chapter member but are not receiving the e-newsletter, please make sure your contact information is up to date in the My APA portal.