Looking to advance your career and expand your professional networks? The Council offers a variety of ways for you to get involved.

Member Directory

The Council is a gathering place where connections are made — to new information, good ideas and, most important, to the people who make them work. 


Our members-only networks link together groups of professionals with a common interest. Participants engage in useful discussions, hear from thought-provoking speakers and advise the Council on its programming. Learn more about the Political Involvement NetworkInternational Network, Association Network and CSR Network 

Public Affairs Leader Groups

Our Public Affairs Leader Groups provide thought leadership, industry expertise and community engagement in support of the Public Affairs Council while enhancing participants’ personal network and leadership experiences.

Mentoring Program

Are you a career professional with insights to pass on to the next generation? Or a newcomer to the field who wants to boost your career to the next level? Join the Mentoring Program today.

Free Events

The Council hosts a variety of members-only, in-person and webinar events each year. Learn more about the free resources offered by the Council exclusively for members.

Social Media

Connect with your peers and with Council staff through our LinkedIn group, and through our accounts on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Learn more about effectively using social media for public affairs and how to find us on each platform.

Get Involved

Become a conference speaker, join a conference planning advisory committee, contribute sample resources for our in-house library, or nominate yourself or a colleague for the Board of Directors. 

Recognition Programs

The Public Affairs Council celebrates the work and contributions of leading individuals and organizations as they advance the profession.

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