2014 NPW 3rd Place Photo Award



  Best Statewide Meeting


Welcome to the home page for the Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Payroll Association. The Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Payroll Association (HRAPA) is affiliated with American Payroll Institute, Inc. (dba American Payroll Association) but is an autonomous and independent organization.This site is designed to provide all area payroll professions with valuable information about our events, sponsors, and other miscellaneous chapter information. 


What is the APA?

The American Payroll Association is dedicated to supporting the Payroll Professional, with member benefits including certification, reference materials, payroll training and networking.  Read more




 15 Best Statewide

Congratulations to the Hampton Roads Chapter of APA along with the 6 other participating Virginia & West Virgina local chapters for coming in 3rd place for the Best Statewide or Regional Meeting Award.  The HRAPA chapter also received recognition as a participant for the Chapter of the Year. Great job for all who took part in Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference and HRAPA chapter to allow us to receive such honors.  See Other Chapter recognition listed under 2015 Congress News.  What will be in store for us in 2016? 


February 2016 Breakfast Meeting 2 RCHS

February 11, 2016
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Norfolk International Airport Conference Center
2200 Norview Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23518

February 11, 2016

  Van Pool “The Roanoke Hotel”

 HRAPA Van Pool

The 15th Annual Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference is three months away.  The Hampton Roads Chapter of APA has secured a 15 passenger van.  Avoid all the traveling “Mayhem” and come join us as we travel to the beautiful city of Roanoke.

Click here for more Info


Community Service

At our August meeting, the HRAPA chapter will be hosting a Food Drive to support the Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference charity service project "Feeding America Southwest Virginia. "

Their mission is to feed Southwest Virginia’s hungry through a network of partners and engage our region in the fight to end hunger.

Feeding America Southwest Virginia has served the 26 counties and associated municipalities that make up Southwest Virginia for over three decades. As the leader in hunger relief in this region, FASWVA distributes more than 20 million pounds of food annually to nearly 400 partner agency soup kitchens, rescue missions and food pantries.

Feeding America Southwest Virginia serves the following regions:

Salem Distribution Center:
Counties: Bedford, Botetourt, Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Roanoke, Wythe
Cities: Bedford, Danville, Martinsville, Radford, Roanoke, Salem 

Abingdon Distribution Center:
Counties: Bland, Buckanan, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell, Washington, Wise
Cities: Galax, Norton, Bristol

Alleghany Highlands Direct Distribution Program:
County: Alleghany
City: Covington

For more information on Feeding America Southwest Virginia, click here.

How can you participate?

1.  Doante items from the Wish List

2.  The Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference has set up a fundraising campaign page.  If you would like to donate cash and are unable to attend the August meeting, click here to make a donation directly to the Feeding America Southwest Virginia. 



Upcoming Seminars, Conference and Congress Events 

Virgina Statewide Payroll Conference

 Graduate Hat

Visit www.vspc-apa.com for more details  



 34th Annual Congress

May 10-14


Nashville, TN

2016 APA Congress

Visit www.americanpayroll.org/congress/ for more details


Special Announcements

2015 APA Congress News 

Congratulations to the following: 

Congratulations Payroll Man of the Year

Timothy Walstum, CPP

Congratulations to Tim for taking home the top honor at the 2015 Annual Congress!!  Well deserve

Big shout out to the following members and chapters for their wins at the 2015 Chapter Exchange or APP recogniation award ceremonies

Congratulations Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference!

(Colonial Capital Chapter, Hamptton Roads Chapter , Richmond Chapter, Shannadoah Chapter, Southwest Virginia Chapter, Charles Town West Virginia & Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter)

3rd Place- Best Statewide or Regional Meeting

Congratulations Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter!

2nd Place -Chapter of the Year

1st Place -Best Chapter Website

Participant- Chapter Pictorial

Dan Dycus: APA Vice President

 Congratulations Richmond Chapter!

Honorable Mention-Chapter of the Year

1st Place- Chapter Pictorial

Timothy Massenburg, CPP- Meritorious Service Award and Global

Cash Card Eductions Grant Recipient

Darrell Kozuch- Meritorious Service Award Winner

 Congratulations CCC Chapter Member

Board of Directors Region #2 -Stephanie Salavejus

 Congratulations Greater Nashville Chapter

3rd Place- Chapter of the Year

Congratulatons Tennessee Statewide Payroll Conference

Honorable Mention- Best Statewide or Reginoal Meeting



2014 Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference Payroll Professional of the Year 

 Daniel Dycus

 Daniel Dycus, CPP

Dan Congratulations!!!!

From your friends from the Hampton Roads Chapter APA  


Alana Litz, CPP

Alana Litz

NPW 2014 Education Scholarship winner. 

    2014 FPC/ CPP Announcement

The HRAPA community would like to congratulate the following members for achieving their FPC or CPP certification this year:


Liz Alan CPP

Liz Alan, CPP

Donna Carusso

Donna Carusso, FPC

Virgina Merritt

Virginia Merritt, CPP

Congratulations to you all. All that hard work paid off. We are very proud of you and your accomplishment!



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