As the nation’s oldest and largest paddlesports non-profit, the ACA has built a strong reputation on making the world a better place to paddle through numerous Education, Stewardship, Exploration, and Competition initiatives. As a national organization, it can be difficult to know all the paddling issues in every state. To that end, the ACA State Directors have volunteered to bridge the gap between paddlers on the ground and the ACA.
The mission of the State Director Program is to increase the effectiveness of the ACA at the state level by:
- Facilitating communication between paddlers and the ACA National Office
- Fostering community responsibility in protecting and preserving paddling environments
- Assisting others with acquiring the necessary skills to safely enjoy local waterways
- Promoting paddlesport competition at the local and state level
The ACA needs your help to support all paddlers accessing America’s waterways in a fun and safe manner. Everything we do is inspired by our passionate and dedicated members. Please reach out and connect with your state director or consider nominating yourself for an Executive Council position in a future state election.