In today’s virtual world in which online meetings have become commonplace, the traditional geographic borders that used to define face-to-face gatherings of clubs, chapters, etc., often mean little. This changing reality holds true in the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA), in which several of its chapters have recently consolidated.
Following approval by the EAPA Board of Directors, the South Central Wisconsin and Greater Wisconsin chapters have merged into a single EAPA chapter.
The Board also endorsed an even expansive consolidation out West, where the Colorado Chapter changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Chapter. The move will expand its outreach from not only Colorado but also into Wyoming, Utah, Nebraska, and surrounding areas.
EAPA CEO Greg DeLapp applauded the move in a written statement. “Compliments to the Rocky Mountain Chapter for being the first EAPA chapter to expand beyond previously sanctioned geographic borders to encompass surrounding areas and members not well served with an available chapter, but now able to engage through virtual participation in an existing EAPA chapter.”