Midwest Region

The Midwest Region of the American Counseling Association (ACA) is one of the four ACA regions. The other three regions are the North Atlantic Region, the Southern Region, and the Western Region. The Midwest Region serves those ACA members who live and work within the Midwest region of the United States.

There are thirteen states (branches) within the ACA Midwest Region: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. ACA members who reside in any of these states automatically belong to the ACA Midwest Region.

2014-2015 Leadership

Midwest Region Chair
Kelly Collins
Kcollins.oklahoma@cox.net

Midwest Region Chair-Elect
Jason Marotzke
Jason.Marotzke@gmail.com

Midwest Region Past Chair
Matthew Mims
mimsmj@unk.edu

Governing Council Representative
Christopher P. Roseman
christopher.roseman@utoledo.edu

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ACA in the News: Proactive Measures Against School Violence

by Don Kenneally | Apr 24, 2014
After the recent tragedy in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, ACA's Director of Government Affairs, Art Terrazas, spoke to Education Week about proactive measures to address school violence, ACA’s work with the Student Support Act, and the need to hire more school counselors to reduce the country’s counselor-to-student ratio.

Educators and others who are concerned about students' mental health hope policymakers will respond to this incident by taking a step back and considering "the underlying cause" of such violence, Mr. Terrazas said.

Read the full Education Week article here.