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Regional Groups

 

The Jane Austen Society of North America has 81 regional groups.

Each Region plans and hosts local meetings and events—from discussions of Austen's novels to speaker events, workshops, and celebrations of Jane Austen's birthday. Some also offer virtual events online, many of which are open to the public. 

  • To be a member of a JASNA Region, you must be a member of JASNA. Once a member, you may join one or more of our regional groups. Members can change or add a Region affiliation(s) in the Member Portal.
  • Not close enough to a Region to attend in-person events? Consider forming a new JASNA Region in your area or joining one of JASNA's Virtual Regions (see more below). 
  • To learn more or update Region contact information, email JASNA's VP for Regions, Susie Wampler.


 

U.S. Regional Groups Canadian Regional Groups Regions Map

Virtual Regions

Not close enough to a U.S. or Canadian region to attend in-person meetings and events? Consider joining one of JASNA's virtual regions. Meetings are held via Zoom.

  • International Region: The International Region meets at times more convenient for most members living outside North America. To learn more, email the regional coordinator, Catherine Gwinner.
  • Virtual Region: Members in North America who don't live near a region can opt to join this virtual group. To learn more, email the regional coordinator, Marcia Johnson

U.S. Regions

Alabama

Arizona

Greater Phoenix Region

http://www.jasnaphx.org/

Janine Kelley

Flagstaff, AZ

(928) 380-1432

jasnaphx@gmail.com

Southern Arizona Region

https://jasnasouthaz.org/

Holly Eckelbarger

Tucson, AZ

(708) 280-8372

JASNA.SouthernArizona@gmail.com

Arkansas

Louisiana, Shreveport and Ark-La-Tex

Rae Phillips

Shreveport, LA

Austen.in.the.ArkLaTex@gmail.com

California

Central California

Heather Parish

Fresno, CA

(559) 257-4551

jasnacencal@gmail.com

Greater Sacramento Region

http://www.jasnasac.org/

Stephenee Borelli

Sacramento, CA

(916) 494-8475

stephborelli@aol.com

Northern California Region

http://www.JasnaNorCal.org

Amie Burkholder

American Canyon, CA

rc@jasnanorcal.org

Rakhi Rao

Berkeley, CA

rc@jasnanorcal.org

San Diego Region

Nicole Odwazny

San Diego, CA

(619) 339-6883

nicolina2956@gmail.com

Southwest Region

http://www.jasnasw.org/

Jane Boltz

Glendale, CA

(626) 485-9293

jtoboltz@gmail.com

Colorado

Denver/Boulder Region

http://www.jasnadenverboulder.org

Pat Kyle

Broomfield, CO

(303) 522-0182

jasnadenbou@gmail.com

Pikes Peak Region

Rebecca Posusta

Manitou Springs, CO

719-291-8102

pikespeakJASNA@gmail.com

Connecticut

Connecticut Region

http://www.jasnact.org/

Michelle Forte

Wallingford, CT

(203) 430-3650

michelleLforte@gmail.com

District Of Columbia

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Region

http://www.jasna-dc.org/

Alice Moore

Arlington, VA

(703) 536-7305

jasna.dcrc@gmail.com

Susan Farnsworth

Arlington, VA

703 - 615-3574

jasna.dcrc@gmail.com

Florida

Miami-Ft. Lauderdale Region

Jayma Torres

Miami, FL

(786) 247-9360

feminist1980@yahoo.com

North Florida Region

Laura Dickinson

Gainesville, FL

(352) 359-2275

Dickinson8529@gmail.com

Orlando Region

Hope Howland-Cook

Orlando, FL

(352) 514-0652

hopehowlandcook@gmail.com

Palm Beaches Region

Patti Woodall

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

(561) 626-9270

pabwoodall@bellsouth.net

Elizabeth Paquette

West Palm Beach, FL

(561) 308-9039

etpaquette@att.net

Southwest Florida Region

https://www.jasnaswf.org

Jerry Vetowich

Naples, FL

(917)873-1489

jasnaSWF@gmail.com

West Coast Florida

http://www.jasna-wcf.org/

Cindy Cannon

Palmetto, FL

(941) 725-4538

cincan19@yahoo.com

Georgia

Georgia Region

https://www.facebook.com/groups/JASNA.GA

Renata Dennis

Avondale Estates, GA

rd9947@gmail.com

Hawaii

Hawaii Region

http://www.jasnahawaii.org

Cheryl Ernst

Kailua, HI

(808) 223-5021

alohaernst@gmail.com

Idaho

Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho Region

https://jasnaewanid.org

Cassandra Bates

Pullman, WA

jasnaewanid@gmail.com

Jane Provinsal

Spokane, WA

jasna.ewanidsm@gmail.com

Idaho, Southern Region

Ann Campbell

Boise, ID

(208) 830-7438

anncampbell@boisestate.edu

Kelly Christensen

Boise, ID

(208) 830-7438

kellyrae47@gmail.com

Illinois

Greater Chicago Region

http://www.jasnachicago.org

Carl Johnson

Chicago, IL

(312) 560-8513

johnson34411@sbcglobal.net

Jennifer Swenson

Rockford, IL

(815) 904-3798

jasnaprog@gmail.com

Indiana

Indiana Region

http://www.jasnaindiana.org/

Lisa Whitaker

Indianapolis, IN

(317) 409-5416

aibrean3@yahoo.com

Iowa

Iowa Region

http://jasnaiowa.yolasite.com/

Allison Petersen

Des Moines, IA

(515) 250-4308

jasnaiowa@gmail.com

Kansas

Metropolitan Kansas City Region (includes Kansas and Western Missouri)

http://www.jasnakc.org/

Christie Kennard

Overland Park, KS

(913) 206-8040

christiekennard@gmail.com

Leah Wilson

Warrensburg, MO

(660) 747-5090

ljpww@hotmail.com

Kentucky

Greater Louisville Region

http://jasnalouisville.com/

Janet Abell

Louisville, KY

(502) 424-2994

RCjasnaGL@gmail.com

Louisiana

Louisiana Region

Andrea Starrett Brown

New Orleans, LA

(504) 895-2112

jasnalarc@gmail.com

Sheila Cork

Slidell, LA

(985) 788-4712

Sheilacork1@yahoo.com

Louisiana, Shreveport and Ark-La-Tex

Rae Phillips

Shreveport, LA

Austen.in.the.ArkLaTex@gmail.com

Maine

Maine Region

http://jasnamaine.org/

Lynn Harlan

Bangor, ME

(202) 441-6941

lynnharlan421@gmail.com

Maryland

Maryland Region

http://jasnamd.org/

Jennifer Jones

Bel Air, MD

(301) 908-3462

rc@jasnamd.org

Tara Moore

Red Lion, PA

rc@jasnamd.org

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Region (includes NH and RI)

http://jasnama.org/

Marcia Folsom

Boston, MA

(617) 266-4194

marciafolsom@gmail.com

Julie DeWitt

Newton, MA

(608) 213-6623

julie.dewitt@outlook.com

Michigan

Michigan, Western Region

Karenleigh A. Overmann

Holland, MI

719-332-7183

JASNAinWesternMichigan@gmail.com

Michigan/Eastern, Central, and Northern Region

Barbara Laughlin Adler

Ann Arbor, MI

(734) 663-8489

JAustenMichigan@gmail.com

Chris Hench

Livonia, MI

(734) 834-5135

chrishench52@gmail.com

Minnesota

Minnesota Region

https://www.jasnamn.com

Nancy O'Connor

Edina, MN

(612) 859-1614

nancyocon@gmail.com

Mississippi

Mississippi Region

http://www.jasna--mississippi.com/

Margaret Cupples

Jackson, MS

601 - 291-3378

mcupples@bradley.com

Mary Clay Morgan

Jackson, MS

601 - 291-4288

Morganmaryclay@gmail.com

Missouri

Central Missouri Region

Patrick McGraw

Camdenton , MO

(901) 230-7827

pmcgraw013@gmail.com

Cathy Stubbs

Columbia, MO

(573) 864-5654

cathy.stubbs@gmail.com

Metropolitan Kansas City Region (includes Western Missouri and Kansas)

http://www.jasnakc.org/

Christie Kennard

Overland Park, KS

(913) 206-8040

christiekennard@gmail.com

Leah Wilson

Warrensburg, MO

(660) 747-5090

ljpww@hotmail.com

Metropolitan St. Louis Region

http://www.jasna-stl.org/

Kathie Bassett

St. Louis, MO

(314) 727-9112

stlcoordinator@jasna-stl.org

Nebraska

Nebraska Region

Kim Guyer

Omaha, NE

(402) 517-1637

kimguyer@cox.net

Angela Nelson

Omaha, NE

(402) 578-8670

austenrdr@hotmail.com

Nevada

North Nevada Region

Darby Walker

Reno, NV

(775) 622-3062

darby@janespapers.com

South Nevada Region

New Jersey

New Jersey Region

http://www.jasnanj.com

Jessica McKenna

Freehold, NJ

(917) 676-7757

JASNANewJersey@gmail.com

New Mexico

New Mexico Region

https://www.jasnanm.org

Nickalee Jung

Albuquerque, NM

(505) 350-4394

Nickalee@me.com

New York

Capital New York Region

Nancy Duell

Glens Falls, NY

(518) 321-1887

ardhn23@netscape.net

Central and Western New York Region

http://jasnacwny.blogspot.com/

Lisa Brown

Rochester, NY

(585) 775-5047

jasnacwny@gmail.com

Susan Harris-Gamard

Clarence, NY

(716) 380-8957

sharrisgamard@gmail.com

New York Metropolitan Region

http://www.jasnaNY.org/

Sarah Rose Kearns

Union City, NJ

(217) 714-4410

rc@jasnany.org

Fran Winter

Forest Hills, NY

(347) 580-0137

rc@jasnany.org

North Carolina

North Carolina Region

https://jasnanorthcarolina.org

Sara Tavela

Cape Carteret, NC

(540) 797-7402

JASNA.NCarolina@gmail.com

Ohio

Central and Western Ohio Region

http://www.jasnadayton.org/

Eilanna Price

Xenia, OH

(937) 829-0492

rc@jasnadayton.org

Ohio North Coast Region

http://www.jasnaonc.com/

Jennifer Boswell

Akron, OH

(216) 310-4514

jasnaonc@gmail.com

Randi Pahlau

Massillon, OH

(330) 471-8218

jasnaonc@gmail.com

Oregon

Oregon and SW Washington Region

http://www.jasna-orswwa.org/

Vonnie Alto

Portland, OR

jasna.orswwa@gmail.com

Southern Oregon Region

Linda Madge Thomas

Ashland, OR

(541) 482-3262

lindamadgethomas@yahoo.com

Pennsylvania

Eastern Pennsylvania Region

https://www.facebook.com/jasnaeastpa/

Rebekah Ray

Philadelphia, PA

(484) 350-8255

JASNAEastpa1817@gmail.com

Pittsburgh Region

http://www.jasnapgh.org

Sandy Inman

Sewickley, PA

(412) 366-2833

janeaustenpgh@gmail.com

South Carolina

South Carolina Region

https://janeaustensocietysouthcarolina.org

Kendall Spillman

Charleston, SC

(843) 302-1102

jasnasouthcarolina@gmail.com

South Dakota

South Dakota Region

Tammy Rockvam

Sioux Falls, SD

(605) 214-0838

trockvam@gmail.com

Tennessee

East Tennessee Region

Renée Ríos Weber

Knoxville, TN

(865) 387-1453

weberenee@gmail.com

Middle Tennessee Region

http://jasnamiddletn.blogspot.com/

Caroline Davis

Nashville, TN

(615) 957-5056

janeaustenmidtn@gmail.com

Andrea Hearn

Nashville, TN

(615) 430-7715

janeaustenmidtn@gmail.com

Texas

Greater Houston Region

Lisa May

Houston, TX

(713) 824-4369

maylisa66@earthlink.net

Louisiana, Shreveport and Ark-La-Tex

Rae Phillips

Shreveport, LA

Austen.in.the.ArkLaTex@gmail.com

North Texas Region

http://www.jasna-ntx.com/

Baronda Bradley

Arlington, TX

817 - 797-7156

baronda@sbcglobal.net

South Central Texas Region

https://jasnatxsc.com

Angie Kuempel

Pflugerville, TX

(512) 657-6012

ang.kuempel@gmail.com

Utah

Vermont

Vermont Region

https://janeausteninvermont.blog/

Hope Greenberg

Underhill Center, VT

(802) 503-5109

hope.greenberg@uvm.edu

Marcia Merrill

Jericho, VT

(802) 899-4256

marciamerrill@comcast.net

Virginia

Central Virginia Region

Melanie Jordan

Fredricksburg, VA

540-842-6300

JASNACENVA@gmail.com

Southeastern Virginia Region

https://jasnasevaregion.weebly.com

Lee-Ann Smith-Dean

Newport News, VA

(757) 604-4925

colonialjaneite@gmail.com

Washington

Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho Region

https://jasnaewanid.org

Cassandra Bates

Pullman, WA

jasnaewanid@gmail.com

Jane Provinsal

Spokane, WA

jasna.ewanidsm@gmail.com

Oregon and SW Washington Region

http://www.jasna-orswwa.org/

Vonnie Alto

Portland, OR

jasna.orswwa@gmail.com

Puget Sound Region

http://www.austenps.com/

Agnes Gawne

Seattle, WA

(206) 632-2288

jasnapsRC@gmail.com

Julie Buck

Seattle, WA

(206) 524-0066

abucksworth@gmail.com

West Virginia

West Virginia Region

https://www.facebook.com/groups/266936293731447/?fref=nf

Aubry Bennett

Greater Charleston-Huntington Area, WV

aubrybennett@gmail.com

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Region

http://www.jasnawi.org

Vicki Teal

Saint Francis, WI

(608) 852-6981

rc@jasnawi.org

Wyoming

Wyoming Region

Jillian Miller

Cheyenne, WY

(307) 709-0980

jillgrace23@gmail.com

Canadian Regions

Alberta

Calgary Region

http://www.jasnacalgary.ca

Laurie Sayles

Calgary, AB

(403) 278-2659

lsayles.kitchengirl@shaw.ca

Edmonton Region

Bridget Toms

Edmonton, AB

(780) 451-9243

twolegsgood@telus.net

British Columbia

Vancouver Region

http://www.jasnavancouver.ca/

Robyn Martin

North Vancouver, BC

(778) 228-0138

jasnavancouverRC@gmail.com

Victoria Region

http://www.jasnavictoria.ca

Alison Dacia Brown

Victoria, BC

(250) 884-0750

jasnavictoriabc@gmail.com

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Saint John Region

Patricia McGill

Rothesay, NB

(506) 849-4353

pat.mcgill@bellaliant.net

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Region

http://janeausteninnovascotia.wordpress.com/

Janice Parker

Kentville, NS

(902) 212-0995

jan@gidman.net

Ontario

London, Ontario Region

Alice Kirk

London, ON

(519) 672-3809

jasnalondon7@gmail.com

Quebec

Montréal-Québec Region

https://www.facebook.com/JASNA.Montreal/

Judith Elson

Montréal, QC

(514) 281-6718

judithann.elson@gmail.com

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Region

Gary Diver

Regina, SK

306-525-3260

g1warrend3@gmail.com

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