This organization shall be known as the Near Southwest Preparedness Alliance (NSPA). The NSPA is the identified regional healthcare emergency preparedness coordinating group for the Near Southwest (NSW) region as established by the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) under the Hospital Preparedness Program through the Federal Depart of Health and Human Services- Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS/ASPR).

NSPA Bylaws - July 2017