Regional Representatives

Regional Representatives are the liaison between headquarters and potential and existing GPA Chapters within a defined geographic area.
  • The Regional Representative work with headquarters to ensure chapters have the support and assistance needed to start up, to succeed, and to grow.
  • In the absence of a Regional Representative, a Regional Representative from a neighboring region; a member of the Chapter Advisory Task Force; a GPA board member; or a staff member may assist in chapter formation or provide technical assistance to chapters.
  • GPA will have eight Regional Representatives, one covering each region as designated below.
Region 1 Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada,
Oregon, Washington
Region 5 Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts,
New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont
Representative: Rick Horton, GPC Representative: Ellen Gugel, GPC
Region 2 Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana,
New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
Region 6 Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania,
Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia
Representative: Heather Patel, GPC Representative: Lisa Chutjian, CFRE
Region 3 Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North
Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Region 7 Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Representative: Open-taking applications now Representative: Jodi Pearl, GPC
Region 4 Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio Region 8 Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana,
Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas
Representative: Laura Fegan Representative: Gayla Rawlinson-Maynard, GPC
 
The Regional Representative position is a volunteer position with opportunities for travel and expense reimbursements. If you are interested in becoming a Regional Representative, please read the Regional Representative Manual for all qualifications and expectations then submit an Application. (Both are linked below).

For any further questions, contact Shelley Wales, GPA Chapter Relations Manager at shelley@grantprofessionals.org or 913-788-3000.

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