The Association for Preservation Technology-Central Plains chapter was founded in 2009 and officially organized in 2012 as a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings. APTCP serves Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa with a membership ranging between 40 and 70 members. Our members include architects, engineers, historians, contractors, consultants, artisans, property owners and manufacturers.
The chapter conducts tours of recently restored or in progress preservation projects, organizes an annual symposium on specific materials conservation, and holds an annual meeting and networking event.
The Central Plains Chapter Board of Directors is comprised of members of the preservation community from Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. APTCP shall maintain an elected Board of Directors with no fewer than three (3) members and no greater than eleven (11) members. There shall be maximum five (5) Officers within the Board of Directors.
Board of Directors positions are open to any current member of APTCP and are filled by an open call for nominations by the APTCP Nominations Committee. Once nominations are received, a ballot will be distributed to all chapter members eligible for voting. The Board members are announced at the annual meeting.
Interested in being involved but not being on the Board? We are always looking for members to serve on committees, plan events and educational sessions, act as chapter liaisons, and help out with (less glamorous but equally important) chapter operations. If you might be interested in serving on one of our committees, please let us know!
The Central Plains chapter has a few committees that may be of interest to you.
The Membership Committee shall be responsible for the development, maintenance, and distribution of a Membership Directory. Additionally, the Membership Committee shall be responsible for annual membership renewals and membership drives.
The Finance Committee shall be responsible for all record-keeping related to the finances of the Corporation. Additionally, the Finance Committee shall be responsible for additional activities outlined in the Bylaws and other duties incidental to the financial needs of the Corporation.
The Nominating Committee shall be responsible for the advertisement for nominations to the Board of Directors and/or Office, organization of elections, distribution and collection of ballots, and the report of ballot results.
The Events Committee shall be responsible for the planning of special events, hands-on workshops, tours of buildings and manufacturing facilities, symposiums, and social gatherings.
The Communications Committee shall be responsible for the general communications on behalf of the Chapter and shall coordinate with all other committees in regard to communications of those committees. Additionally this committee is responsible for the content and upkeep of the website content.