I grab the customer through their email in a backend controller:
$baseCustomer = $customerModel->loadByEmail($creationEmail);
Then I grab $customer['default_billing'] to get the ID of the billing address information.
$cloneBilling = $baseCustomer['default_billing']; $baseAddress = Mage::getModel('customer/address')->load($cloneBilling);
From there I'm able to grab the customers firstname, lastname, street, city, postcode, country_id, and telephone.
$cloneCountryId = $baseAddress['country_id']; $clonePostcode = $baseAddress['postcode']; $cloneCity = $baseAddress['city']; $cloneTelephone = $baseAddress['telephone']; $cloneStreet = $baseAddress['street'];
TLDR Question: I have the customer and they have an address how do I grab the region and region_id also known as the state?