Rebecca Van Dyke (MCRP '18) elected as Region II student rep to APA
The Georgia Tech School of City & Regional Planning is thrilled to announce that Rebecca Van Dyke (MCRP class of ’18) has been elected as the next Region II Representative to the American Planning Association, Student Representatives Council.
The SRC is APA’s student leadership body, responsible to provide input on student-related policies as well as giving voice to student perspectives on APA’s wider issues. Becca will take office in January 2018 and serve a two-year term. She will be the third straight Region II Rep Georgia Tech, following Shelley Price (MCRP ’16; now Long Range Planner with the City of Henderson, NV) and Thomas Hamed (MCRP ’15; now Transportation Demand Manager with the City of Alexandria, VA). Region II consists of eight states: Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, plus the District of Columbia.
As the student representative Becca will build on the SRC Executive Committee's work to facilitate connections between Planning Student Organizations, students and other APA Divisions, and encourage student contributions to the APA blog.
Becca already has a history of leadership with Georgia Tech Student Planning Association, Women in Transportation and the LGBTQIA Resource Center. Please join us in congratulating Becca on her latest achievement, and please support her work by letting her know how you believe APA can better serve students and emerging professionals.