Regional conference's offer one of the most effective ways to stay up-to-date
with the latest approaches to medical fitness operations and programming.
They allow everyone to learn from each other while networking with
like-minded people and organizations dedicated to the medical fitness industry.
No matter what region you are in, we invite you to participate
in any of the other regions around the country.
"Just two days of your time will equip you with an
abundance of ideas to implement in your facility."
West Regional Conference
2016 Regional Conferences
West Regional Conference
MFA Certified Facility: OHSU March Wellness & Fitness Center
March 30-31, 2016
South Central Regional Conference
MFA Facility Member: Baptist Healthplex
April 21-22, 2016
Central Regional Conference
MFA Certified Facility: Hancock Regional
May 5-6, 2016
South East Regional Conference
George Mason University
May 18-20, 2016
Regional Meeting Objectives:
Coast to Coast Networking and Beyond!
Within the Medical Fitness Association, there are 5 regional chapters which act as components of the Association. Regional Conferences allow professionals in the medical fitness industry to network more directly and frequently.
North East - Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia. Regional Chair: Amanda Meschi, Inspira Health Network Fitness Connection
Central - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin.
Regional Chairs: Tom Campbell
South East (SEMFA)- Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.
Regional Chair: Jamy McGee, UNC Wellness Centers
South Central - Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas.
Regional Chair: Lisa Gallagher, Opelika Sportsplex and Aquatics Center
West - Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.
Regional Chair: Kristine Drinovsky, Peninsula Wellness Center of Community Hospital of the Monterrey Peninsula
International - Anywhere outside of the United States.
Regional Chair - Barry Rassin, Doctor's Hospital, Bahamas
Benefits of Regional Networking and Workshops
"Thank you for the privilege of having the Central Regional Conference at LifePlex. We considered it an honor to be chosen as a site and a double blessing to have record breaking attendance, great networking, engaged exhibitors, and stimulating sessions. We had a blast." - Mary Holm, Owner, Fitness Forum Sports & Wellness at LifePlex, Plymourth, IN
"Professional presentations, useful take-home information, and it was great to see everyone. Our staff came away motivated and full of energy." - Lisa Gallagher, MS, Director, Opelika Sportsplex and Aquatics Center, Opelika, AL
"These meetings are so valuable and I thank Medical Fitness Association for supporting the conferences on a regional basis. Many of my staff do not have these opportunities and it certainly generates enthusiasm and ideas." - Dawn Braud, MS, Manager, Fitness Club, Woman's Center for Wellness, Baton Rouge, LA