APAC provides institutional-level advocacy in support of administrative professional (AP) staff by serving as a liaison with WSU senior administration, communicating matters of interest to APs, soliciting feedback from APs, helping make WSU a great place to work, and providing professional development opportunities.
Guiding Principles (2016)
APAC Strategic Plan (2013-2015)
Who is APAC?
APAC is made up of 18 AP members. Council members represent a variety of areas including academic and managerial departments as well as WSU campuses in Everett, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Extension offices statewide. Council members are appointed in the spring and serve a three-year term beginning in July.
Applications for new members closed on March 30, 2017. Thank you to all who applied! We’ll announce the new members in May.
Events Committee: Responsible for organizing events for APs throughout the year including, but not limited to, Staff Appreciation Week, and the AP Contribution Award.
Marketing Committee: Responsible for putting together the APAC newsletter (AP Connections), updating the website, sending out surveys, and communicating upcoming events with APs.
Professional Development Committee: Responsible for planning speakers for the monthly APAC meetings, overseeing APAC’s Professional Mini-Grant Program, and identifying continuing education activities for APs.
Strategic Plan Committee: Reviews and updates the APAC strategic plan.
Committees with APAC Ex-Officio Members
History of APAC
The Administrative Professional Advisory Council was established in 1998.
The goal of APAC is to serve as a consultative body to central administration and establish a mechanism for APs to have a voice in university matters.
The mission of the council is to discuss employment issues and promote communication among AP members.