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RTPI North East committee members are all volunteers with expertise in many aspects of planning and represent both the private and public sector. Being on the committees is your chance to make a difference and influence not only the local member activities within the region, but also to help raise the profile of planning amongst the wider build environment sector. Together we support members and champion planning in the North East. 

By volunteering you will widen your professional network, learn new skills and have an active role in shaping the planning profession.

We are always ready to welcome new members from all areas of planning to the committee. Whether you are just starting out on your career or have a variety of experiences to bring to the committee, new ideas and a desire to make a difference we would delighted to hear from you.  Our committees are made up of a diverse range of friendly professionals who are passionate about planning and shaping its future.  We encourage you to get in touch.

Additionally, we also have a number of sub-committee groups that members are welcome to join. These are:

  • CPD Steering Group
  • Members and PR Group (M&PR)
  • Policy & Research Group
  • Planning Aid England (PAE)
  • Young Planners

Learn more about the RTPI volunteering here.

Why get involved:

"The diversity of tasks and projects delivered through the RTPI Committee's continues to be the catalyst for my commitment to support the delivery of regional aims and objectives. I continue to be inspired by the broad range of professionals involved in the RTPI and their resilience and professionalism in supporting the regional committees. Affording their time, professional knowledge and experience, to assist in promoting the RTPI at a regional and national level."  Joe Nugent, RTPI NE Regional Chair 2021


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