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,
|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: Open - taking applications now|
|Region 3||Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North
Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
|Region 7||Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
|Representative: To be announced||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 email@example.com or 913-788-3000.