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.

2016-2017 Leadership

Midwest Region Chair
Victoria Kress
victoriaekress@gmail.com

Midwest Region Chair-Elect
Melanie Popiolek
Melanie.popiolek@gmail.com

Midwest Region Past Chair
Jason Marotzke
Jason.Marotzke@gmail.com

Governing Council Representative
Michele Kerulis
mkerulis@gmail.com

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ACA in the News: Accountability in the VA

by User Not Found | Jun 24, 2014
Art Terrazas, ACA's director of government affairs, wrote a powerful op-ed for Roll Call.
"The American Counseling Association regularly receives reports from members claiming local VA personnel are unaware that counselors can be hired by the VA. Other members say local VA personnel simply will not hire counselors. Based on these allegations, it is clear the VA may have no real standard operating procedure. Local VA staff seem to operate with impunity, as if no one will ever hold them accountable for their actions," he wrote.

Read the full op-ed here.