JSA Nation

Welcome to Southern California

Established in 1984*, Southern California (SoCal) is composed of three regions: Angeles Region, Southern Empire Region, and Channel Islands Region. SoCal includes Orange County, Greater Los Angeles County, San Diego County in California, Clark County in Nevada, and all of Hawaii.

*California was divided into two JSA states in 1984.

Meet Our Governor and State Director

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Aashna R.

Governor of Southern California
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Colette Ankenman

Program Officer; State Director for Southern California and Arizona