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Monday, December 04, 2023

National Directors

Jeannie Bartholomew
National Director

USPA Member #211256, D-30638 JBartholomew uspa.org

226 W Tarrington Dr DeLand, FL 32724 (209) 481-0786

Sherry Butcher
Vice President

National Director USPA Member #95549, D-16988 SButcheruspa.org

403 Co Rd 1302 Polk, OH 44866 (330) 714-2003

Larry Hill

National Director USPA Member #4362, D-3132 LHilluspa.org

5100 N. Tumbleweed Road Eloy, AZ 85131 (520) 251-0356

Angie Aragon

National Director USPA Member #212117, D-30898 AAragonuspa.org

215 W. Limited Ave., Lake Elsinore, CA 92530 (951) 240-1155

Melissa Nelson

National Director USPA Member #117165, D-20224 MNelsonuspa.org

236 S. 3rd St #240 Montrose, CO 81401 (970) 633-0640

Michael McGowan

National Director USPA Member #16041, D-5709 MMcGowanuspa.org

4854 North Taylor St. Eloy, AZ 85131 (520) 213-7912

Mike Mullins

National Director Chair, Group Membership USPA Member #336, D-1643 MMullinsuspa.org

Wings Field 580 Farris Rd Whiteville, TN 38075 (901) 355-2629

Ed Scott

National Director USPA Member #45563, D-13532 EdScottuspa.org

2303 W Sea Palm Ct. SW Supply, NC 28462 (540) 207-3527

Chuck Akers

Gulf (GU) Regional Director
USPA Member #49855, D-10855

19514 Pitchstone Dr.
Tomball, TX 77377
(832) 630-1213

Ray Lallo

Mountain (MT) Regional Director, Governance Chair
USPA Member #56554, D-11400

P.O. Box 428
Laporte, CO 80535
(330) 205-4788

Jack Pyland

Southwest (SW) Regional Director, Finance & Budget Chair

USPA Member #72690, D-17377

P.O. Box 360279
Dallas, TX 75336
(214) 957-3166 

Luke Aikins
Member at Large

Northwest (NW) Regional Director
USPA Member #74853, D-21189

P.O. Box 728
Shelton, WA 98584
(253) 686-1247

Randy Allison
Chairman of the Board

Mideastern (ME) Regional Director
USPA Member #41521, D-11112

18780 29 Mile Rd
Ray, MI 48096
(586) 698-8110 (c)

Dave Grabowski

Eastern (EA) Regional Director
USPA Member #133535, D-23648

301 10th Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(980) FOUR-WAY

Paul Gholson

Southern (SO) Regional Director

Chair, Regional Directors

USPA Member #98407, D-17101

580 Farris Road
Whiteville, TN 38075
(901) 233-4144

Joshua Hall

Western (WE) Regional Director
USPA Member #151534, D-24093

285 E. Montana St.
Pasadena, CA 91104
(714) 904-3504

Brandon Radcliff

Southeast (SE) Regional Director
USPA Member #233146, D-31962

128 Juno St
. Jupiter, Florida 33458
(561) 427-8647

Brian Naiman

Pacific (PA) Regional Director
USPA Member #251311, D-34489

25090 County Road 95
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (916) 794-5424

Charles Crinklaw

Central (CE) Regional Director
USPA Member #155386, D-27666

10609 S. 18th Circle
Bellevue, NE 68123
(402) 981-8852

Jim Rees

New England (NE) Regional Director, Competition Chair
USPA Member #56394, D-13359

44 Sachs Rd
Nottingham, NH 03290
(781) 330-9296

Michael Wadkins

North Central (NC) Regional Director
Chair, Safety & Training

USPA Member #95639, D-18691

2986 Lake Forest Park Dr.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(615) 504-9791

Chris Wagner

Mid-Atlantic (MA) Regional Director
Chair, Membership Services

USPA Member #7090, D-5479

(757) 323-6984

USPA Board of Directors

Your Elected Officials

The members of the USPA Board elect officers, including a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, and chair of the board. The officers, together with an additional member-at-large who is also elected from among the USPA Board members, make up the USPA Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is responsible for making decisions and taking care of important matters that arise between the USPA Board meetings.

The USPA Board of Directors establishes USPA policies and procedures during meetings held twice a year. The board operates through a committee system comprised of USPA Board members with special qualifications and interests. Each of the committees provide guidance and advice in major areas of activity within the sport. The actions of each working committee must be approved by the full USPA Board before becoming USPA policy. Each USPA Director has one vote at USPA Board meetings. Voting responsibility includes not only making business decisions and setting policy, but also the establishment and modification of the Basic Safety Requirements and official USPA Recommendations. USPA Board members cast their votes based on the input they receive from their constituency (the membership) and their own judgment.

Between the meetings of the USPA Board, held twice each year, USPA's administrative staff conducts the day-to-day business of the organization. The USPA Board hires the Executive Director, who assumes all the various responsibilities and duties assigned by the USPA Board. The Executive Director, in turn, hires the staff, which operates from USPA Headquarters, in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

About The Board of Directors

USPA is divided geographically into 14 regions. Each region has a Regional Director elected every three years by members within that region to serve on the USPA Board. The USPA Board also includes eight National Directors, elected by all USPA members. Nearly all drop zones have at least one USPA Safety & Training Advisor (S&TA) who is appointed by and serves as the direct link to their Regional Director. The S&TA is a local jumper who is available on your drop zone to provide administrative services and information. 

USPA members can request exceptions to USPA policies for reasons of hardship or in the interest of development of new technology. Follow the procedures outlined in Skydiver's Information Manual Section 2-2 and complete a USPA Waiver Request For Board Consideration.




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