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Report on the Mexico Initiative—Collaboration with Three University Systems Report on the Mexico Initiative—Collaboration with Three University Systems

Last week Lander Medlin, APPA's executive vice president, traveled to Mexico to discuss membership and greater collaboration between APPA and three major university systems in north and west Mexico: Tec de Monterrey (ITESM), TecMilenio, and Tec Salud. The three systems comprise more than 60 campuses. APPA and our six regional associations have been working together to develop and enhance our connections with Mexican institutions of higher education.

APPA Online Dues Payment Center APPA Online Dues Payment Center

Membership Dues for APPA International and APPA regions (ERAPPA, CAPPA, MAPPA, PCAPPA, RMA and SRAPPA), and for chapter dues for the APPA Georgia Chapter can now be paid online through the APPA web site. Note: Access to the Online Dues Payment Center is restricted to the primary representative on your organization’s member record (your organization’s key APPA membership contact) who is responsible for managing membership dues payments.

Supervisor’s Toolkit Trainings Scheduled Across the U.S. Supervisor’s Toolkit Trainings Scheduled Across the U.S.

APPA's Supervisor's Toolkit training is a structured, open-ended, and pragmatic approach to developing supervisors, especially designed for the educational facilities professional. It is not so much a training program as it is a development process designed to help supervisors realize both personal and professional growth. The week-long program will help you respond to the demands of intense competition, advancing technology, and changing values—the forces that are transforming your role as a supervisor. Choose the most convenient offering and register today!

APPA is Now an ANSI Standards Developer APPA is Now an ANSI Standards Developer

The American National Standards Institute’s Executive Standards Committee has announced that APPA has been formally approved as an ANSI Accredited Standards Development Organization (SDO), marking the conclusion of a six-month-plus application process. With the accreditation in place, the APPA Standards & Codes Council (ASCC) is now poised to begin development on its inaugural suite of ANSI standards, which will relate to the principles of Total Cost of Ownership as they apply to the higher education facilities management arena. To learn more about APPA's ANSI Standards program, or for information regarding participation in the standards development process, contact Sam Waymire, APPA's staff administrator to the ASCC.

Please take a minute to check your membership profile on myAPPA for any errors and confirm or update your contact information Please take a minute to check your membership profile on myAPPA for any errors and confirm or update your contact information

Log in to myAPPA (http://www.appa.org/login.cfm), under myAccount click “personal information”, Click “update Information”, enter in any new information and click “save.” Should you need further assistance, please contact membership@appa.org or 703.684.1446