Thursday, June 24, 2021

Candidate submissions to be put on the ballot for the 2022-2024 USPA Board of Directors General Election are now open online. Visit to learn more.



Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Executive Director Update

Executive Director Albert Berchtold updates USPA members on matters of the organization. Learn more at OR


Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Former USPA Executive Director Laura MacKenzie, D-2121, Passes Away

The first and only female executive director for USPA, Laura MacKenzie passed away after a long illness on Saturday, May 22.


Monday, May 17, 2021

PIA Recognizes Former USPA Director of Safety and Training Jim Crouch

In a May 18 press release, Mike Beck, chair of the Parachute Industry Association Awards Committee, announced that the organization has selected former USPA Director of Safety and Training Jim Couch to receive the 2019...


The United States Parachute Association is a voluntary non-profit membership organization of individuals who enjoy and support the sport of skydiving. The association is incorporated in New York and follows the by-laws contained in the USPA Governance Manual.

Membership in USPA provides education that enhances safety, benefits that keep you secure, and services to keep you skydiving.