Kansas Chapter Planning Awards

Help us to celebrate great planning in Kansas by nominating an outstanding planning effort!

Deadline: July 22, 2015

Nominations form (pdf)

It’s that time of year when we ask you to nominate people, groups, institutions or organizations for the the APA-Kansas Chapter Awards. Awards are made in the following categories:

  • Ad Astra Award: for an individual or institution making a significant long-term contribution to the field of planning in Kansas.
  • Pioneer Award: recognizing creativity and innovation in using planning to meet a community need or solve a public problem, in urban or rural areas.
  • Sodbuster Award: recognizing an individual, appointed official, or an elected official who has advanced or promoted the cause of planning in the public arena.
  • New Horizon Award: recognizing a student or student group that pushes the boundaries of planning in creative and innovative ways.

Awards will be presented at the Quad States Planning Conference, October 21-23 in Kansas City, Missouri. Interested in submitting a nomination? Don’t delay! The deadline for submissions is July 22, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.

Are you interested in participating on the Awards Committee? Contact Sara Copeland at scopeland@nkc.org

Previous award winners