Areas & Chapters

Reference the map below to see IFTSA’s eight Areas which house their 62 Student Chapters.

To learn more about IFT Chapter in your area, contact a Chapter President or Kelsey Kanyuck, IFTSA VP for Chapter Engagement.

IFTSA Area Map


Central Atlantic

Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia

Area Meeting Chair: Mary DiMambro, University of Maryland
Area Meeting: April 6-8, 2018, University of Maryland


Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee

Area Meeting Chair: Megan Lu and Ayna Aurora, The Ohio State University
Area Meeting: April 6-7, 2018, The Ohio State University

North Atlantic

Connecticut, District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Quebec

Area Meeting Chair: Behrouz Tilyayev and Carolyn Chin, McGill University
Area Meeting: March 23-24, 2018, Macdonald Campus McGill University

North Central

Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan

Area Meeting Chair: Hannah Hercher, University of Missouri - Columbia
Area Meeting: April 13-14, 2018, University of Missouri

Pacific Northwest

Alaska, Northern California, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Alberta, Utah, and British Columbia

Area Meeting Chair: Minghao Li, Utah State University
Area Meeting: March 30-31, 2018, Utah State University

Pacific Southwest

Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii, Nevada, and New Mexico

Area Meeting Chair: Christopher Craddock,Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Area Meeting: April 6-7, 2018, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

South Central

Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mexico

Area Meeting Chair: Maritza Sirren, Texas A & M University
Area Meeting: April 12-13, 2018, Dallas, TX


Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, and South Carolina

Area Meeting Chair: Carter Reed, University of Georgia
Area Meeting: April 13-14, 2018, University of Georgia

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