Their purpose and call to action:

  • To provide local structure and delivery to further the strategic priorities and vision of ACA, Inc.
  • To act as a conduit for communication and transfer of information to and from the local level to the ACA National Council of Leaders.

The LCOL works hand in hand with Field Office Staff to deliver quality programs and services to camp professionals and youth development programs throughout the southeast.  Together, the LCOL and staff provide vision, leadership, and structure to Southeastern programs and initiatives.

The members of the LCOL welcome your feedback and inquires!  If you would like to learn more about the LCOL or connect with any of the current members, please contact Vincent Irving 800-428-2267

Current Local Council of Leaders

Deb Jordan
Chair (2024)
Dr. Deb Jordan, Re.D
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
Kat ShreveMembership and Customer Development Chair (2023)
Kat Shreve
Camp Kudzu
Atlanta, GA
Teresa TuckerStandards Co-Chair (2024)
Teresa Tucker
Clemson University
Clemson, S.C.
No photoStandards Co-Chair (2024)
Dave Boyle
Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA
Tampa, FL
Deanna LudwickProfessional Development Chair (2024)
Deanna Ludwick
Raleigh, NC
Elisha HoggardFlorida State Representative (2024) 
Elisha Hoggard
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch
Parish, FL
Kasey BozemanGeorgia State Representative (2022)
Kasey Bozeman
Extension 4-H Specialist for Science and Environmental Education Programs
Athens, GA
Christine Le ClairNorth Carolina State Representative (2022) 
Christine Le Clair
Girl Scouts Hornets' Nest
Charlotte, NC 
Josh WallSouth Carolina State Representative (2022)
Josh Wall
Greenville County Rec
Taylors, SC
John DovicPuerto Rico Liaison (2022)
John Dovic*
High Meadows Camp
Roswell, GA
Sara Huffman Schmidt

EPIC Chair (2022)
Sara Huffman Schmidt
Green River Preserve
Cedar Mountain, NC

Darby DameCommunications Chair (2024) 
Darby Dame
Camp High Rocks
Brevard, NC