Rutgers Association of Planning and Public Policy Students (RAPPS)


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RAPPS Fall 2011 Newsletter

RAPPS Spring 2011 Newsletter

RAPPS Spring 2010 Newsletter

RAPPS Fall 2010 Newsletter

RAPPS 2009 Newsletter


Mission Statement:
RAPPS seeks to encourage and facilitate open communication among students, faculty, staff and administration, to represent and advocate for the interests of planning and policy graduate students, and to promote and enact necessary improvements, so as to enhance the overall educational experience.

About RAPPS:
The Rutgers Association of Policy and Planning Students (RAPPS) is an advocacy group for students of the Public Policy Program and Urban Planning & Policy Development Program. We are a liason between students and the departments, the Bloustein School, and Rutgers University. We provide an organized voice for students and also a means of organizing for issues (including socializing) of student interest. In Spring 1999, urban planning students joined together with policy students to change the name and purpose of RAPPS to include Public Policy students. Thus, a new structure for RAPPS was created in Fall 1999.


RAPPS Constitution



President Daniel Horner
VP Urban Planning Katie Magiera
VP Public Policy Becky Kelleman
VP PhD Program Mirabel Chen
Secretary Susan Ferrara
Treasurer Jonathan deVries
Social Chair Michael Martone
Service Chair Helen Zincavage
Editor McKinley Mertz
GSA Representative Erika Dani
Social Justice Chair Rachel Federlin
APA Representative Kelsey Bridges
University Senator Jordan Kocak


Meeting Minutes

General Meeting - April 13, 2011

General Meeting - February 3, 2011

General Meeting - February 26, 2009

General Meeting - November 6, 2008

General Meeting - September 10, 2008


Past Events

"Rebuilding the Gulf Coast" event video

RAPPS Sponsors First Annual Diversity Symposium


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Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Civic Square Building
33 Livingston Avenue, Suite 300
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1981

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