About APA-NM

The New Mexico Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-NM) is an organization of professional planners and planning officials who serve New Mexico’s communities in many ways, at all levels of government, the private sector and not-for-profit organizations.

Making Great Communities Happen


Mission Statement:

Improve and promote the quality and standards of planning in New Mexico.


Chapter Vision:

We better the communities of New Mexico by: increasing awareness of planning and its impacts, training leaders to use planning processes, developing professionals, and promoting the use of solid planning principles


Chapter Goals:

  • Increase the impact and visibility of planning.

  • Increase the planning expertise of professional planners.

  • Increase expertise of elected officials, citizen planners, and students.

  • Seek, maintain, and enhance relationships with affiliated groups and organizations.


Chapter Objectives:

  • Promote the positive impact and improve the visibility of planning;

  • Retain and enhance the expertise of planning professionals;Increase planning expertise of elected officials, citizen planners, and students;

  • Maintain and enhance relationships.

Mailing Address

PO Box 7508

Albuquerque, NM 87194 

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