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2022 APA-ISS Spring Conference - Peoria Mobile Workshop, Scottish Rite Theatre

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2019 APA-ISS Conference. Kent Massie leads tour in downtown Decatur, IL. (photo by TJ Blakeman, AICP)

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2017 Spring Conference, Moline, IL (photo by Rob Olshansky, FAICP)

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2022 APA-ISS Spring Conference - Peoria Mobile Workshop, Scottish Rite Theatre

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The Illinois State Section (ISS) is a sub-section of the full Illinois Chapter of the American Planning Association. The ISS covers 95 of the 102 Illinois counties in the State of Illinois. All Illinois Chapter members living in one of these counties is automatically registered as a members of the State Section.

ISS News
Board

APA-ISS Executive Committee

Section Officers

  • Section Director - Lacey Rains Lowe, City of Champaign

  • Assistant Director - Jeff Marino, AICP City of Champaign

  • Secretary - Jon Oliphant, AICP, City of Washington

  • Treasurer - Greg Crowe, AICP, MSA 

  • Training Coordinator - Cristen Hardin, PGAV

  • Past Officer - Ben LeRoy, City of Champaign

 

Regional Coordinators

  • Region 1 Coordinator - Ashley Sarver, AICP, Gary W. Anderson Architect

  • Region 2 Coordinator - Reema Abi-Akar, Tri-County Regional Plan Commission

  • Region 3 Coordinator - Marcus Ricci, AICP, City of Urbana & Katherine Trotter, City of Urbana 

  • Region 4 Coordinator - Chuck Bevelheimer, AICP, City of Quincy

  • Region 5 Coordinator - Scott Hanson, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly

  • Region 6 Coordinator - TBA

To contact the board, please click here.

Illinois State Section News

ISS Documents

Past Events

Past ISS Events

2022 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference, hybrid

May 12-13, 2022 (virtual sessions

May 6, 2022 - in-person Peoria Mobile Workshop

June 10, 2022 - in-person Champaign-Urbana Mobile Workshop

June 24, 2022 - in-person Rockford Mobile workshop

September 23, 2022 - in-person Alton Mobile Workshop

#APAISS22

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photos of the 2022 ISS Spring Conference Activities

2021 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference, virtual

April 16 & 23, 2021

#APAISS21

2019 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference, Decatur, IL

June 6-7, 2019

Decatur Civic Center

#APAISS19

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photos of the 2019 ISS Spring Conference

2017 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference, Moline, IL

June 1-2, 2017

iWireless Center and Radisson at John Deere Commons

#APAISS17

2017 APA-ISS Spring Conference
2017 APA-ISS Spring Conference

(photo by the Moline Department of Planning & Development)

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2017 APA-ISS Spring Conference
2017 APA-ISS Spring Conference

Attendees check in at #APAISS17 (photo by Shawn Christ, AICP)

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#APAISS17 Optional Tour with Nate Scott, City of Moline: Paddle Sylvan Slough (photo by Rob Olshansky, FAICP) — with Elizabeth Tyler

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2017 APA-ISS Spring Conference
2017 APA-ISS Spring Conference

(photo by the Moline Department of Planning & Development)

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photos of the 2017 ISS Spring Conference

2016 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference, Champaign, IL

April 21-22, 2016

Wrapping up a great first day at #APAISS16 at _biggrovetavern in _DTChampaign

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Taking advantage of a nice weather break on our walking tour of _DTChampaign #APAISS16

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#apaiss Embracing Stormwater Management _MSAOnline - photo by Stephanie Brown

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Wrapping up a great first day at #APAISS16 at _biggrovetavern in _DTChampaign

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photos of the 2016 ISS Spring Conference

2015 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference

 

 

2014 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference

 

 

2013 APA-IL ISS Fall Conference, Columbia, IL 

 

 

 

2011 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference, Quincy, IL