ACHA Regional Affiliates

ACHA affiliate and region map Mid-America College Health Association New England College Health Association Ohio College Health Association New York State College Health Association Mid-Atlantic College Health Association Southern College Health Association Southwest College Health Association Pacific Coast College Health Association Rocky Mountain College Health Association North Central College Health Association Central College Health Association

ACHA is divided into 11 affiliates arrayed across six regions of the United States. Members of ACHA simultaneously enjoy membership in one of the affiliate organizations based upon geographic location.  International members are likewise apportioned to membership in one of the affiliates according to their international location as set forth in procedures established by the association's Board of Directors.

Affiliate Organizations

Select the organization name to visit their website -- or click it on the map above.

For Members in the State/International Location of:

(See the affiliate's website for complete rosters.)

Annual Meeting

Central College Health Association

States: Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska

Angela Maynard, RN, BSN
President (6/14-6/15)
Creighton University

President-elect (vacant)

March 21-23, 2016
Location: Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO

Contact: Judy Frueh

Mid-America College Health Association

States: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Michigan

International: Ontario

Jessica Higgs, MD
President (through 11/15)
Bradley University

Alissa Arnold
Vice President (through 11/15)
Western Kentucky University

November 12-14, 2015
Location: University of Louisville in
Louisville, KY

Contact: Carrie Bibelhauser

Mid-Atlantic College Health Association

States: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia

International: Europe

Ron Stickley, MS, NREMT-P
President (10/14-10/15)
Shenandoah University

Edythe Cook, MPA
President-elect (10/14-10/15)
American University

October 22-23, 2015
Location: Caesars Palace in Atlantic City, NJ

Contact: Edythe Cook

New England College Health Association

States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

International: Eastern Canada (Newfoundland, Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec)

Mark Reed, MD
President (10/14-10/15)
Dartmouth College

Ryan Travia, MEd
President-elect (10/14-10/15)
Babson College

October 28-30, 2015
Location: Albany, NY

NYSCHA/NECHA 2015 Combined Annual Meeting

Contact: Julie Basol

Website: www.NECHAonline.org

New York State College Health Association

States: New York

Paula Snyder, RN, BSN
President (11/14-10/15)
Jamestown Community College

Marcus Hotaling, PhD
President (11/13-10/14)
Union College

October 28-30, 2015
Location: The Desmond, Albany, NY

NYSCHA/NECHA 2015 Combined Annual Meeting

Contact: Linda Dudman

Website: www.NYSCHA.org

North Central College Health Association

States: Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin

International: Manitoba and Nunavut

Birdie Cunningham
President (through 11/15)
University of St. Thomas

Liz Miller, RN
President-elect (11/15)
Bethel University

October 28-30, 2015
Location: LaCrosse, WI

Contact: Brian Allen

Ohio College Health Association

States: Ohio

Heidi Bobek, CNP
President (4/15-4/16)
Capital University

Leatha Ross, MS, CRNP
President-elect (4/15-4/16)
Wright State University

April 2016
Date and location TBD

Pacific Coast College Health Association

States: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, and Washington

International: Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Western Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, and the Yukon

Dan Bruey
President (1/15-12/15)
Northern Arizona University

Dana Tasson
President-Elect (1/15-12/15)
Portland State University

October 4-7, 2015
Location: The Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport in Phoenix, AZ

Contact: Katie Moore, Conference Manager

Website: www.acha.org/PCCHA

Rocky Mountain College Health Association

States: Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming

International: Saskatchewan

Beth Sandlin
President (Fall 2014-Fall 2015)
Metropolitan State University of Denver


October 16-17, 2015
Location: Montana State University Billings in Billings, MT

Contact: Triniti Halverson 


Southern College Health Association

States: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

International: Africa and the Caribbean (including the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico)

David Rousmaniere, MBA
President (3/15-3/16)
University of North Carolina Charlotte

Michael Deichen, MD, MPH
Vice President
University of Central Florida

March 8-11, 2016
Location: Wilmington, NC

Contact: Katrin Wesner


Southwest College Health Association

States: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas

International: Central America, South America, and Mexico

Beth Wichman, MD
President (10/13-10/15)
The University of Texas at San Antonio

SWCHA members are encouraged to attend the 2016 SCHA Annual Meeting (see details above).

Get involved in your region!

Numerous volunteer opportunities exist within each affiliate.
Please visit your affiliate's website or contact affiliate leadership to learn more.

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