About AVS > Chapters, Divisions, & Groups > Regional Chapter Map
The technical structure of AVS is organized as a matrix. Members can participate in one or more Divisions or Technical Groups, each of which is focused around a major topical area. Members may also participate in Chapters and Student Chapters, which are regional organizations that focus on local area needs.

Regional Chapter Map

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Chapter Geographical Area Usual Meeting Places
Florida FL, AR, LA, MS Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa
Hudson-Mohawk NY (zips 10500-12800) Niskayuna, Troy
Michigan MI Detroit
Mid-Atlantic DC, NC, MD, VA, WV Newport News, Washington DC, Raleigh
Minnesota MN, ND, SD, WI (zips 540, or 544-548) Minneapolis, St. Paul
New England MA, ME, VT, NH, RI, CT, NY (1000-10499, 11000-11999) Northwest Suburban Boston
New Mexico NM, AZ, OK and parts of TX in Mountain Time Albuquerque, Santa Fe
Northern California CA (zip 93700-96099), NV San Francisco Bay Area
Ohio OH Cleveland
Pacific Northwest WA, OR, ID, B.C Portland, Albany, Seattle, Richland
Prairie IA, IL, IN, MO, WI, (zip 530-539, 541-543, and 549) Chicago
Rocky Mountain MT, WY, UT, CO Denver, Boulder
St. Lawrence AVS Montreal (& Varennes), Sherbrooke, Kingston, Quebec, Moncton and Hamilton  
Southern California CA (zips 90000-93599) Los Angeles
Tennessee Valley TN, KY, AL, GA, SC Oak Ridge, Atlanta, others
Taiwan Taiwan  
Texas TX Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, Houston
Western Pennsylvania Western PA (zips 15000-16899) Pittsburgh, State College

States with No Chapters:  NE, KS,  Alaska,  Hawaii, NY (zips 14999), Canada (except B.C. and see above)