Presidents Updates

August 2019

The President’s Perspective

2019 A.P.C.A. National Training Conference Information


This year’s national training conference is now just a few weeks away. For those members who have reserved your room reservations, please be sure to also forward your conference registration form and fees to the APCA, PO Box 382, Bedford, Indiana 47421.


Registration fees are $400.00 for those members who are current in their membership dues and $450.00 for those new members or members who have not submitted this year’s 2019 membership dues. The Fourwinds Lakeside Inn has a few rooms remaining so if you are planning on attending please do so soon.


Conference registration and hotel check-in begin on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Registration will be in the Commodore Room. Dinner will be served in the Windjammer Grill beginning at 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. For those staying at the hotel, a breakfast buffet will be served at 6:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. All conference meals will be served at the hotel for this year’s conference.


The APCA Accreditation Board will convene on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Those Master Trainer and Trainer applicants appearing for accreditation interviews and testing will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Coral Room.


The APCA Executive Board meeting will follow the accreditation meeting and begin at 3:00 p.m. in the Coral Room. There will be a short meeting with all Master Trainers and Trainers on Sunday, September 29th at 5:00 p.m. in the Coral Room.


We have a great week of training planned for this year’s attending teams. Several classroom presentations have been scheduled in the evening hours for all participants who wish to attend. The itinerary consists of fourteen-hour training days for those who want to train, certify and gain a lot of great information. This is a training conference that has many offerings to our membership and one that we know you will benefit from. We hope to see you at this year’s National Training Conference in September!


Sincerest Regards,

Mike Johnson, President