Chapter Toolkit

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Welcome to your Chapter Toolkit! We have collected a variety of resources that can support your efforts as an APNA Chapter leader. As an APNA leader, you have volunteered your time to help us move our profession forward and ensure that everyone in the organization has an opportunity to participate. If you can not find the information you are looking for here, please email

Orientation for Chapter Leaders
View this forty-five minute orientation session to get a full overview of the roles chapter leaders play in furthering the strategic direction of the organization. Then, explore the sections below for more specific tools and tips to help you in your work.


Preferred Industry Sponsors
This list offers local and regional contacts from organizations participating in the APNA Industry Partner Program. These are legitimate contacts who may be interested in working with your chapter as exhibitors or sponsors of your meetings or conferences. If you are interested in this type of opportunity, please contact the representatives on the list who are closest to your chapter event’s location for more information.  This list is provided as one way to contact potential sponsors for your chapter events. It is not intended to limit your event sponsors.


Structure and Function
Excerpted from the APNA Bylaws.

Rules and Regulations
Consistent with APNA’s purpose and mission as stated in the APNA Bylaws

Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Chapter Services
Administrative support for the logistics of running a chapter

Conference Planning
Support for handling registration, marketing, web presence

Chapter Communications
Promote your chapter and get the word out about your state's activities.

Leadership Development
Conference calls, Online Networking, Meetings

Chapter Meeting Opportunities
Space for yearly chapter meetings and ideas for chapter meetings

Annual Report Form
Annual Report submission is required. The 2020 reports were due on January 22, 2021.

Templates and Forms
Minutes, agendas, disbursement forms and more

APNA Policies
Policies pertaining to chapters.

2021 Chapter Educational Opportunity
APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention


APNA Contact Information
Chapter Presidents: please contact our chapter support team with any questions or requests at this email:


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