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WHO ARE WE?        
The Milwaukee Chapter, formed in 1994 is a 501(c)3 organization with the following objectives:

  • To enhance the Payroll Professional’s skills through education and networking

  • To influence legislation affecting payroll and related issues

  • To gain recognition for the Payroll Professional


Our success is achieved through membership. We value APA membership as a shared commitment to improving the work lives of payroll professionals. We empower our members not only through education, but by seeking recognition for the work they do in today’s business and legislative environment. Representing more than 20,000 members, we are the industry’s highly respected and collective voice in Washington, D.C. and beyond.

The greatest benefit of membership is that you have decided to stand up and be counted.  When you join APA, your voice and professional status are raised in union.  You are an important link in a powerful professional chain.  The synergy created through membership and company’s realization of your professional standing profit you and your organization.  You make a difference when you join APA.  We offer CEU and RCH credits for our CPA, CPP and FPC recertification.


For just $50 a year you can take advantage of being a member of the Greater Milwaukee Chapter of the APA. Here are several reasons to join now:

  • Monthly meetings (3rd Wednesday September – June excluding January) that include:

    • Professional speaker on various payroll topics enabling you to earn RCH/CPP credits

    • Food and beverage included

    • Networking with other Payroll Professionals

    • Featured Vendor

    • Monthly participation in survey and results provided

  • FREE Certified Payroll Professional/Fundamental Payroll Certificate Study Group

  • Handouts on Payroll related topics

  • Website that includes:

    • Membership only section including Chapter Directory

    • Additional information on a Local level and National level

    • Links to various Payroll sites

    • Legislative updates and Governmental/State agency changes

  • Professional development

  • Voting rights in the election of chapter leadership

  • Discounts on special programs

  • Leadership opportunities within the chapter Board, Officers and Committees



  • Statewide conference sponsored every four years by the Greater Milwaukee Chapter

  • Represented at vendor fairs and National APA events held in the Milwaukee Area



Membership dues are used to support the above benefits as well as the following Administration costs:

  • Supplies and materials

  • Food and beverage if not sponsored by host companies

  • Speakers

  • Web site administration

  • P.O. Box



Cost is just $50.00 for one year (June-May).

May is the month to renew your chapter membership. Members paying their dues by the May Chapter Membership Meeting are eligible to vote in the June election of officers. Dues are neither pro-rated nor transferable.


APA sets the standards for payroll excellence though certification programs at two levels. Explore the benefits of certification for you and your staff.  CPP/FPC Certification Information can be found here.  Visit our calendar to see the details of the study sessions.

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