Chapter Coordinators

This page allows you to quickly locate and contact the Chapter Coordinators and key Chapters Committee members. Click on a Coordinator’s name to take you to the contact information. If you are searching for a specific chapter, use the NSS Chapters Directory.

Region Coordinator Title Name (click one for more info)
NSS Vice-President for Chapters David Stuart
NSS Chapters Committee Chair David Stuart
NSS Chapters Support Liaison at NSS HQ Jill Jackson
NSS Chapters Resources Coordinator Larry Ahearn
NSS Chapters Internet Coordinator Ronnie Lajoie
NSS Chapters Assembly Chair Dennis Pearson
Intl International Chapters Coordinator Al Anzaldua
USA U.S. Chapters Coordinator Bennett Rutledge
1 Region 1 Chapters Organizer James Spellman, Jr.
2 Region 2 Chapters Organizer James Spellman, Jr.
3 Region 3 Chapters Organizer Claire McMurray
4 Region 4 Chapters Organizer (open)
5 Region 5 Chapters Organizer Fred Becker
6 Region 6 Chapters Organizer Larry Ahearn
7 Region 7 Chapters Organizer Dennis Pearson
8 Region 8 Chapters Organizer Dennis Pearson

NSS Vice-President for Chapters: David Stuart (NSS Bio)

Function Responsible for the growth, relationships and servicing of NSS chapters, and for enhancing value that Society delivers to its chapters. Chairs the Chapters Committee.
Location: Seattle, Washington
Phone 206-241-6165
Email

NSS Chapters Committee Chair: David Stuart (NSS Bio)

Function Chairs meetings of the Chapters Committee. Oversees committee activities and ensures actions are assigned and tracked.
Location: Seattle, WA
Phone 206-241-6165
Email

NSS Chapters Support Liaison at NSS HQ: Jill Jackson

Function Provides an official paid staff connection between NSS chapters and NSS Headquarters.
Location: 12100 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 130
Reston, VA 20190
Phone 202-429-1600
Email

NSS Chapters Resources Coordinator: Larry Ahearn (NSS Bio)

Function Identifies new/existing resources for use by chapters. Coordinates the creation and distribution of common resources (banners, signs, presentations, etc.) for Chapters. Instrumental in planning resource-related events, projects, contests, etc.
Location: Chicago, IL
Phone 773-373-0349
Email

Chapters Internet Coordinator: Ronnie Lajoie (NSS Bio)

Function Provides Internet (email and Web site) support for the Chapters Committee, leads maintenance of chapter pages on NSS Web site and inAd Astra magazine, and provides guidance to chapters seeking Web support.
Location: Madison, AL
Phone 256-509-3833
Email

Chapters Assembly Chair: Dennis Pearson

Function Chairs meetings of the NSS Chapters’ Assembly, and provides an independent pathway for chapters to share information and voice concerns.
Location: Allentown, PA
Phone 610-434-1229
Email

International Chapters Coordinator: Al Anzaldua(NSS Bio)

Function Provides support for new and existing chapters in the international areas outside the United States.
Location: Tucson, AZ
Phone 520-409-5797
Email

U.S. Chapters Coordinator: Bennett Rutledge

Function Oversees support for new and existing chapters in the United States via the Regional Organizers.
Location: Centennial, CO
Phone 720-641-7987
Email

Region 1 Chapters Organizer: James Spellman, Jr.

Function Provides support for new and existing chapters in southern California (zip code 93499 and below) and Hawaii.
Location: Lake Isabella, CA
Phone 760-379-2503
Email

Region 2 Chapters Organizer: James Spellman, Jr.

Function Provides support for new and existing chapters in central and northern California (zip code 93501 and above), Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
Location: Lake Isabella, CA
Phone 760-379-2503
Email

Region 3 Chapters Organizer: Claire McMurray

Function Provides support for new and existing chapters in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma.
Location: Norman, OK
Phone 405-329-4326
Email

Region 4 Chapters Organizer (open)

Function Provides support for new and existing chapters in Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, and Missouri.
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Region 5 Chapters Organizer: Fred Becker (NSS Bio)

Function Provides support for new and existing chapters in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Puerto Rico.
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Phone 321-271-9064
Email

Region 6 Chapters Organizer: Larry Ahearn (NSS Bio)

Function Provides support for new and existing chapters in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.
Location: Chicago, IL
Phone 773-373-0349
Email

Region 7 Chapters Organizer: Dennis Pearson

Function Provides support for new and existing chapters in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
Location: Allentown, PA
Phone 610-434-1229
Email

Region 8 Chapters Organizer Dennis Pearson

Function Provides support for new and existing chapters in New York and New England (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island).
Location: Allentown, PA
Phone 610-434-1229
Email


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