The Southwest Section includes the following Texas counties:  Atacosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Guadulupe, Kendall, Karnes, Kerr, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Wilson, and Zavala.


Director John Osten, AICP City of San Antonio
Director-Elect Christopher Looney, AICP City of New Braunfels
Secretary Marco Hinojosa City of San Antonio
Treasurer Jana Wentzel City of San Antonio
Professional Development Officer Lauren Simcic, AICP City of San Antonio
Communications Coordinator Gregory Reininger City of San Antonio
Immediate Past Director Rebecca Pacini, AICP City of Boerne

Meeting Minutes



Southwest Section Announcements

The Southwest Section Board decided to discontinue the use of the Wordpress site.  Please return to this website or the @swtxapa Facebook page for updates on the Section. 

APATX Southwest Section Mini-Conference

We are excited to announce that the APATX Southwest Section will be hosting a one day mini-conference at Schreiner University in Kerrville, TX! We will provide more updates in the upcoming months, but if you have any questions feel free to reach out.

Lunch and Learn - "Where Architecture and Urban Planning Intersect" 

Join us for our first lunch and learn of the year! Irby Hightower, FAIA will be giving a presentation on "Where Architecture and Urban Planning Intersect".

Bring your own lunch or a boxed lunch will be available for purchase (Venmo, cash, check) at the door from Central Market for $10. Beverages provided. Please RSVP  to Jana.Wentzel@sanantonio.gov by February 18th  with your lunch choice.