Chapters Overview

The Chapter structure provides local direction and control over decisions and resources to provide networking, professional development and focused member services for the benefit of members within the Chapter boundary. In turn, NAHMMA provides support to the Chapters including: 

  • free registration to the national conference for chapter delegate(s),
  • collection and distribution of the Chapter portion of annual membership dues,
  • individual Chapter website and tools including:
    • automated voting
    • custom e-mail lists
    • survey tools
    • Chapter website maintenance guide
    • announcements
    • document storage/downloading, etc.
  • monthly Chapters Commitee conference calls that facilitate:
    • coordination for issues & programs of concern to Chapters
    • direct access to the NAHMMA Board & Exectutive Committee
    • representative to the NAHMMA Policy Committee

NAHMMA Chapters Establishment History

Chapter Name

 

Cumulative # of States

 

Geographic Chapter Area

 

Approved by NAHMMA Board

 

Northwest

 

5

 

AK, ID, MT, OR, WA

 

September 22, 2005

 

Heartland

 

9

 

MO, KS, IA, NE

 

September 22, 2005

 

California

 

10

 

CA

 

September 22, 2005

 

Florida

 

11

 

FL

 

July 13, 2006

 

Minnesota

 

12

 

MN

 

September 14, 2006

 

Lone Star

 

13

 

TX

 

December 6, 2006

 

New England

 

19

 

ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI

 

February 15, 2007

 

Great Lakes

 

24

 

IN, IL, MI, OH, WI

 

May 16, 2007

 

Rocky Mountain

 

27

 

CO, WY, UT

 

November 8, 2007

 

Arizona

 

1 AZ October 14, 2012

 

 NAHMMA Chapters support their members in various ways which can include: 

  • announcement of professional development events and opportunities,
  • policy development and analysis at local, state, and national levels,
  • technical issues forum,
  • sponsoring professional development and strategic planning meetings and seminars,
  • coordinated regulatory interpretation between agencies,
  • coordination of purchasing practices,
  • statewide/regional conferences and training classes,
  • host the national conference with revenue sharing, and
  • other functions that support and enhance our profession.

NAHMMA Chapters are designed to provide communication and access to resources, talents, and ideas from sister Chapters and the national organization to support the professionals in the Chapter area.  If you would like to know more about your local Chapter, please visit your Chapter webpage (click on the right menu bar). If you are interested in forming a Chapter in your region please review the three documents below and contact the NAHMMA Chapters Committee Chair.  A list of Chapters is contained in the table below.  Any eight NAHMMA members can petition to form a new NAHMMA Chapter in their area.

Why form a Chapter?
Chapter Formulation Policy and Petition
Chapter Charter and Standard Bylaws