Regions

The Illinois Activity Professionals Association has representatives in six regions in the state of Illinois. Each region provides leadership and mentorship within the area which greatly assists individual activity professionals in the various care centers. The regional officers can be called upon to assist or provide information regarding IAPA programs or local associations in their area. Please see the map below and the links to the representatives throughout the state.

Region 1

Counties

Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will

Reps

Region Rep. Sherri Walton-Peterson (W) 630-355-3300) (H) 630-372-0563

​Area Associations

Chicagoland Activity Professionals Association (CAPA), Fox River Activity Professionals Association (FRAPA)

Region 2

Counties

Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Iroquois, Kankakee, Livingston, Macon, McLean, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby, Vermilion, Woodford

Reps

Sarah McDaniel (W) 815-432-5476 (H) 815-432-5819

​Area Associations

Decatur Area Activity Professionals Association (DAAPA), Corn Belt Activity Directors Association (CBADA), East Central Illinois Activity Social Association (ECIASA)

Region 3

Counties

Boone, Bureau, Carroll, Grundy, Henry, JoDavies, Knox, LaSalle, Lee, Marshall, Mercer, Ogle, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago

Area Associations

Long Term Care Professionals of Northern Illinois (LTCPNI), Ogle-Whiteside-Lee Activity Professionals Association (OWLAPA), Northern Illinois Activity Directors Association (NIADA), Illinois Valley Activity Directors Association (IVADA), Knox Warren Henderson Activity Professionals Association (KWHAPA), Therapeutic Activity Group (TAG)

Region 4

Counties

Adams, Brown, Cass, Christian, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Logan, Mason, McDonough, Menard, Peoria, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Tazewell, Warren

Reps

Misty Smith (H) 217-529-1611
Christina Jones (H) 217-248-5334

Area Associations

Central Illinois Activity Therapists Association (CIATA), Spoon River Activity Association (SRAA), Springfield Local Activity Directors Association (SLADA), Between the Rivers Activity Gals (BRAG)

Region 5

Counties

Alex, Clay, Crawford, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Richland, Saline, Union, Wabash, Washington, White, Williamson, Wayne

Reps

Region Rep. Brenda Hunt 618-544-3131

Area Associations

Southern Illinois Activity Therapists Association (SIATA), Southern Illinois Association of Activity Professionals (SIAAP)

Region 6

Counties

Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Randolph, St. Claire, Scott

Reps

Jody Baalman (W) 618-463-7789 (H) 618-604-4598

Area Associations

Madison County Activity Social Service Directors Association (MCASSDA), Mid Illinois Activity Directors Association (MIADA), Monroe Regional Activity Professionals Association (MRAPA)

Region Map