The Administrative Professional Association at Western Michigan University is a dues-based organization open to all eligible employees.
Active membership in the association
- Join perpetually for $12 per year via payroll deduction
- Join for one year at $15 via payroll deduction
- Join for one year at $15 with a check
Preliminary report of the 2017 staff engagement survey (April 25, 2018)
APA Statement of Support
The Administrative Professional Association, APA, acknowledges WMU's broad definition of diversity that was approved by the WMU Board of Trustees in 2006 in the Diversity and Multiculturalism Action Plan, DMAP, (http://www.wmich.edu/diversity). APA, stands in support of the Western Student Association, WSA, Statement of Solidarity (http://www.westernstudentassociation.org/). This statement is a link on the APA website to demonstrate that we believe in the leadership of our students and value the diversity of our community. APA stands in support of the WMU-AAUP Resolution in Solidarity with Western Michigan University Students issued by the Association of American University Professors, AAUP, (https://wmu-aaup.com/2016/11/18/resolution_approved/). APA is committed to assuring that our community members feel included, accepted, respected, and empowered, (DMAP, p. 8, 2006) where diversity is practiced, celebrated, affirmed, and vigorously pursued, (DMAP, p. 9, 2006).
Lunch & Learn
On Thursday, June 14, 2018, Dr. Warren Hills, associate vice president for Human Resources, led a presentation and discussion on WMU leave policy including FMLA. This presentation was open to all Staff Compensation System employees.
(noon to 1 p.m., Miller Auditorium Grand Tier Lobby)
- Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
Executive board meetings
Board meetings take place on a monthly basis throughout the academic year. Meeting minutes can be reviewed here.
- Monday, Aug. 13, 2018
- Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
- Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
- Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
- Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
- Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
- Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
- Wednesday, April 10, 2019
- Wednesday, May 8, 2019
- Wednesday, June 12, 2019
- Wednesday, June 10, 2019