2022-2023 Southern Area Officers

Office Name City Phone
Director Gail E. Lover Houston, TX 619-264-6454
Assistant Director Greg Russell 818-988-5969
Secretary Jackie Wendes Ventura
Treasurer Ronald Arruejo Oxnard 805-822-7250
Southern Area Official Documents
Standing Rules, amended July 18, 2020 (PDF)
Reimbursement Voucher (PDF)

2022 Southern Area
Meetings and Training Institutes

February 13, 2021
9:45 am – 11:30 am

Regular Meeting and Parliamentary Lesson

   10:30 a.m.      Lesson:  “Rights and Responsibilities of the Member”

         Presenter: Weldon L. Merritt PRP, CPP

9:45 a.m.         Log in with Beverage of Choice

November 12, 2022
Regular Meeting and Parliamentary LessonEmail Director Gail Lover at for further information
SAVE THE DATES for Future Meetings:
February 11, 2023   
July 8, 2023
November 11, 2023

Currently, all meetings are held virtually, on Zoom
Southern Area Seminars & Workshops – Open to the Public
Check here for information on upcoming offerings (most are offered in the spring)


CSAP Southern Area

CSAP serves the entire state of California. The state is divided into two Areas defined by the counties which they serve. Each area is further divided into local Units. The Southern Area is made up of the Units listed below and these Counties:

Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura

Southern Area Units

Name City Contact Phone
CA Channel Islands Parliamentarians (formerly CA Zeta Chi), meets 1:00 p.m., 3rd Monday, even-number months, except December; Southern California Institute of Law, 877 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA

View Channel Islands Parliamentarians Factsheet

Ventura Gerry Olsen, PRP-R, President 805-482-4109
CA Chi Eta Phi, meets 2:30-4:00  p.m., 4th Sundays excluding July and August, home of the Kerr’s, 817 Keniston Ave., Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Josephine Alexander, President
CA Coastal Counties Parliamentarians (formerly CA Sigma Beta Chi), meets 9:30 a.m., first Wednesday of the month, presently meeting by Zoom.

View Coastal Counties Parliamentarians Factsheet

Ventura Diane Grossman, President 805-660-2499
CA Escondido (formerly Nu Chi), meets 1:00-3:00 p.m., 4th Thursday, January to October, 3rd Thursday in November, no meeting in December Escondido Jacqueline Marazzi, President 760-650-9290
CA San Diego East County, meets 1:00-2:30, 1st Saturday of each month (lunch optional at noon), Denny’s Restaurant, 2691 Navajo Rd., El Cajon, CA

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El Cajon Beverly Chandler, President 619-465-7088
CA Theta, meets 9:45 a.m., 1st Thursday of the month, Paramount Chamber of Commerce, 15357 Paramount Blvd., Paramount, CA Long Beach Barbee Heiny, President 562-498-2103

California Electronic Unit

The Golden State Electronic Study Unit (GSEU) is for those who cannot attend a regular in-person study unit.   It currently meets via Zoom on the third Thursday of each month.   Provisional, regular and credentialed members, primary or affiliate, are all welcome.   For more information, contact:  Esther A. Heller