Currently, there are 50 DAMA chapters worldwide with a total of 13 chapters outside of the United States and 37 chapters in the United States. Locations may be found in the chapter listing below.

Would you like to start a DAMA chapter in your state or country?

As the VP of Chapter Services, I have the responsibility of helping new chapters around the world get started. If you click on Chapter Resources at, you will find a screen that will allow you to download our "New Chapter Kit." This kit contains the following information: Guidelines for Every Local Chapter; DAMA International Code of Ethics; Chapter Certification Policy; Chapter Affiliation Fee Policy; Suggested Letter to Prospective Members with Interest Survey; Suggested Follow-Up Letter to Prospective Members; and Initial Planning Meeting; Topics and Format Survey for Local Chapter Meetings; Checklist for New Chapter Formation; Non-Profit Tax-Exempt Information; Sample Articles of Incorporation; Sample Bylaws; and Guidelines for Establishing and Maintaining a Healthy DAMA Chapter.

Additionally,DAMA International provides each chapter with a liaison who is a DAMA International board member that helps facilitate communication between the chapters and DAMA International. You can find these liaisons on by clicking "About DAMA" in the left-hand column, and then clicking "DAMA Executive Board." We can offer assistance to chapters for leads on quality speakers. We also offer insurance to the chapters, which protects the individual officers from personal liability in the event of a problem related to DAMA activities.

As we continue to develop our chapter base, we also want to be sure to offer services that will help chapters succeed. What are some of the services that chapters would like to see? We'd like to hear your ideas. Please communicate your ideas to me via e-mail at, to any member of the DAMA International Board or have your chapter president voice your opinions through the Presidents' Council.

DAMA Chapter and Events Calendar
Austin/San Antonio The chapter meets the last Monday of January-May and August-October at 7:00 p.m. in San Marcos. For more information see
Atlanta Contact Bruce Hart,, for meeting schedule or visit
Boston E-mail Kris Chatterjee,, for meeting schedule or visit
Canberra, Australia Contact for meeting details or visit
Carolina E-mail Connie Cain,, for meeting schedule.
Central Florida

Chapter now forming! Contact Bob Gagnon at for more information.

Central Virginia For more information visit
Chicago Visit for meeting schedule or contact information.
Dallas/Fort Worth Call Rodney Cole, 972-693-1009, for meeting schedule or visit
(Rocky Mountain)
Visit for meeting schedule or contact Mark Dalton at or 303-334-5881.
Heart of Texas
(HoT Chapter)
For more information see or contact Wayne Miller, president of HoT at
Houston Call Ted Kowalski at 713-241-2030 or e-mail
Iowa Visit the newly formed Iowa Chapter at
Italy Contact Paolo Cecchellero, or 3923 02 2533, for meeting schedule.
Kansas City Visit for chapter information.
London Chapter now forming! Contact Brett Champlin,, for more information.
Los Angeles Contact Bill Harenburg,, for meeting schedule.
Melbourne, Australia Contact Daniel Moody, or or +61-3-9650-5100 for details.
Michigan Visit for meeting schedule or contact information.
Minnesota Visit for chapter information.
New Jersey Visit for chapter information.
New York City Please see or call 877-659-4309 for meeting details.
Northeast Region
(New York)
E-mail or call John Lucas at 516-221-5560. See for meeting details.
Ohio (Central) Chapter meets quarterly. Visit for meeting details and membership information.
Visit for chapter information.
Philadelphia/ Delaware Valley Chapter meets quarterly. Visit or call 610-690-1653 for more information.
Phoenix Call Laura Kostyo, 602-766-5486, or visit, for meeting schedule.
Portland Visit for meeting schedule and chapter information. For more information, please contact Linda Kresl at
Rochester/ Upstate New York Contact Sue Bartleson,, for meeting schedule or visit
Sacramento Valley Call Judy Candlish, 916-227-3074,, for meeting schedule or visit P.O. Box 996, Sacramento, CA 95812-0996.
San Francisco Bay Area Call Dan Weller, 510-272-8126, for details or see
Scandinavia Contact Eskil Swende, +46-8-80-22-40, or for meeting schedule.
Seattle (DRMA) Visit for registration and meeting details.
St. Louis Please visit the DAMA-St. Louis Chapter Web site at for information about upcoming meetings and events.
Sydney, Australia Contact Robert Arnold,, or +61-2-9211-6200, for meeting and DAMA Australia conference details.
Topeka Chapter now forming! Contact Dan Roehler, 785-291-3477, for more information.
Toronto, Canada (Information Resource Management Association of Canada) Please visit the Toronto IRMAC Web site at for information about upcoming meetings and events.
Washington, D.C.
(National Capital Region)
Contact Jim Carpenter,, or or call DAMA-NCR headquarters at 703-442-8780.
Wisconsin Contact Cathy Stacy,, for meeting details.
Can't find a chapter near you? Check out our Web site,, for information about our Member-at-Large program. Send updates for this listing to

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