Categories

Registered Professional Planner: A RPP member is a professional practicing planner who has met all the membership requirements for education and responsible professional planning experience. Registered Professional Planners have Right to Title and legally use the RPP after the Member's name in Alberta.

Candidate: A candidate member is a practicing planner who is in the process of meeting the criteria by obtaining validated responsible professional planning work experience to become a Registered Professional Planner. Effective September 1, 2012, all applications for Candidate membership are be directed to the Professional Standards Board for the Planning Profession in Canada (PSB), officially incorporated this month. The PSB is also responsible for assisting those interested in acquiring the Registered Professional Planner (RPP) designation by administering the new certification processes. http://www.psb-planningcanada.ca/APPLY/index.php

Retired: A member who has permanently retired from the practice of planning and who has made the request in writing and been approved by the Registration Committee.

Student: APPI no longer restricts APPI student membership to only those registered in a recognized planning program. APPI Student membership is a non-corporate and non-regulated class of membership with the Institute and therefore, APPI student members are not subject to the rights and responsibilities set out in the APPI General Bylaws and the Professional Planner Regulation.

Subscriber:  This category is for those not currently eligible for Candidate membership but who will be pursuing PLAR at sometime in the future.

Status of Membership

Non-Resident: A member in good standing of any PTIA or who holds CIP International member status, may also hold APPI Non-Resident member status, even though they do not reside in the APPI area.

Non-Practicing: A RPP or candidate member who has either temporarily left the practice of planning and who has made the request in writing and been approved by the Registration Committee.