About Southern District

Southern District is one of six districts of SHAPE America, and is dedicated to furthering the purposes of the organization within the following Southern District states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Southern District serves as an advocate for quality programs that encourage healthy, physically active lifestyles. The district provides professional development opportunities such as workshops, conferences and leadership conferences.

Southern District Leadership


The Southern District Leadership Council consists of a president, president-elect, past president, and six members-at-large, one of whom is a future professional. All District Leadership Council members with the exception of the future professional are elected by the district membership at large. The district executive director also serves on the Leadership Council as a non-voting member.


Inside Southern District