From the announcement:
IAP2 is currently making a decision about its future organizational structure. The International Board is proposing that IAP2 move to a federation of affiliates. The Board believes that an organizational change is needed to direct more focus on two critical functions: developing and advancing our practice at the international level, and extending our membership base at a more local level. After examining a number of options the Board has arrived at a federation of affiliates as a preferred model to take to members for deliberation.
The Board is inviting you – the members – to provide comments, input, and advice; that is, to be involved in the Board’s decision-making process.
We encourage discussion in your chapters and affiliates, with your fellow members in groups and one on one. …