Regional Representatives are the liaison between headquarters and potential and existing GPA Chapters within a defined geographic area.
- The Regional Representatives work with Headquarters to ensure chapters have the support and assistance needed to start up, to succeed, and to grow. If you have a regional question that is not related to chapters, please contact Headquarters at: email@example.com
- 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: Chrissy Demarco, MSM, CFRE|
|Region 3||Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North
Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
|Region 7||Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
|Representative: Nathan Medina, GPC||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. If you are interested in learning more about the qualifications and expectations of a Regional Representative, please read the Regional Representative Manual (linked below).
For any further questions, contact Shelley Wales, GPA Chapter Relations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 913-788-3000.