Southern Region

Welcome to the Southern Region website!  Southern Region, one of four regions in the American Counseling Association, serves over 20,000 ACA members who live and work in the southern region of the United States and in Latin America. All ACA members living within this region are members of the Southern Region.

Branches served by Southern Region include:  Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Latin America, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia

2013-2014 Leadership

Chair: Julia Porter (MS) jporter@meridian.msstate.edu

 Chair-Elect: Marcheta Evans (TX) mevans@ollusa.edu

 Past Chair: Jeff Siskind (FL) Jeff_Siskind@scps.k12.fl.us

 Secretary-Treasurer: Jan Friese (TX) jan@txca.org

 Parliamentarian: Chip Wood (AL) alca@alabamacounseling.org   

 Governing Council Representative: Annette Bohannon (AL) acasrbohannon@wildblue.net

 Governing Council Representative Elect: Melanie Wallace (AL) mwallace@jsu.edu



Reports

ACA-SR Governing Council's Representative's Report

Governing Council
March 20-21, 2012
San Francisco, CA

ACA-SR 20/20 Representative's Report(s)

20-20 A Vision for the Future of Counseling Committee
ACA-SR Delegate Report 3-24-12
ACA Conference, San Francisco

20/20: A Vision for the Future of Counseling
Delegates Meeting
1:00pm - 4:00pm
March 22, 2012
San Francisco, California

Governance

Operating Procedures
Updated March 2012

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