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Welcome to the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA), Northwest Chapter


Apra NW election nominations are open!

Call for candidates!

How to nominate someone:

Any current Apra NW member is eligible to serve on the board.  If you're not yet a member, we can sign you up!

It is 100% okay to nominate yourself! You can nominate someone else, too - the board will reach out to confirm his/her candidacy.

The nomination deadline is 11 pm Sunday, May 14! Before announcing the ballot, the board will follow up with nominees, starting on Monday, May 15.

New this year:
Candidates can be nominated for more-than-one board position!

An instant-runoff system is being introduced this year to encourage more members to run for office.

If a candidate wins more than one position, the board will confer with that person to decide which role s/he will fill. The first runner-up for the other position would be asked to join the board.

Read about the positions opening for a vote this year (election cycle B):

  • Treasurer / Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Program Director
  • Conference Chair

Download a PDF of all Apra NW board position descriptions

If you are interested in learning more about any board position, please contact the person currently serving in that role.

Please follow this link to the 2017-2019 Apra NW nomination form, hosted on Google Forms:

You can visit this link multiple times in order to nominate different people.


If you have any questions regarding the election, please contact the Secretary, Laura Johnson, at

For any other questions, please contact the Membership Director, Anna-Liisa Little at

Elections questions, please contact the Secretary: Laura Johnson,

For other questions, contact the Membership Director: Anna-liisa Little,


Join us after the DRIVE/ Conference on May 24th at 5:00 for

happy hour at Black Bottle Gastrotavern

RSVP here!


Thank you to all who joined us in April for the

2017 Apra-NW conference at the

Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

in downtown Spokane, WA!


The 2017 Apra-NW Conference has been generously sponsored by: 



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