The WWU Chapter of APICS - the society for operations management, is an active and vital opportunity for every Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management and Operations Management student.

APICS Student Chapter at Western

The student chapter of APICS at Western Washington University provides support and supplemental education for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management and Operations Management programs.

The club hosts weekly meetings and special events open to any that would like to attend. These activities link the students' academic education with current developments within industry. Example activities include:

  • Industry professional speakers
  • Professional development meetings
  • Facility tours
  • Simulation exercises
  • Career skill workshops

APICS Meetings

Wednesday 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Parks Hall 104

APICS Contact Information

Email: apicswwu@gmail.com


Benefits of APICS Membership

Students involved in MSCM or Operations Management programs are highly encouraged to participate in APICS. The benefits include:

  • Networking with industry professionals
  • Connecting with students of similar interests
  • Learn pragmatic applications of operations coursework
  • Develop vital career skills
  • Learn about the wide variety of career options available to program graduates
  • Food and beverages at weekly meetings
  • Monthly published APICS magazine
  • APICS Dictionary
  • Discounts on events and educational materials
  • APICS professional certifications - Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)


Kacy Cunningham  
Reinhard Kurzen
Vice President
Chris Menghini
Public Relations
Teralyn Dorst
Tanner Day
Victoria YaoBarnes