North Atlantic Region

The North Atlantic Region, a region of the American Counseling Association, represents professional counselors who live and practice in the north atlantic part of the US, as well as the District of Columbia, Europe, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

There are 10 states in the North Atlantic Region: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. ACA members who reside in any of these jurisdictions and belong to the ACA automatically belong to the ACA North Atlantic Region.

2015-2016 Leadership

North Atlantic Region Chair
Karla Troesser

North Atlantic Region Chair-Elect
Brenson Long

North Atlantic Region Past Chair
John Yasenchak

Governing Council Representative
Terry Mitchell 


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