Illinois Activity Professionals Association

Region 1 Counties: Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will

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

Region Rep.                 Jason Lee (H) 217-423-5838

                                          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

​Region Rep.

​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

​Region Rep.                Misty Smith (H) 217-529-1611

                                          Lynn Wilson (W) 217-787-0481 (H) 217-793-9617

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

Region Rep.

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

​Region Rep.                 Nancy Wellman (W) 618-939-3488 (H) 618-939-0491

                                          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)



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.