Presidential Award for Chapter Excellence (PACE) - The Oregon Chapter consistently has earned the APWA National PACE award, which was established to recognize chapters for contributions made to positively impact their membership, profession, and community. The PACE Award recognizes the Oregon Chapter's contributions made to positively impact its membership, profession, and community. In order to receive this award, the Oregon Chapter has to meet criteria in the following categories:
Service to Chapter Members
Advancement of Public Works and Sustainability
Service to the Community
The PACE award is awarded by a panel comprised of APWA's current president, president-elect, and the three most recent past presidents.