Leadership

Our leaders contribute their knowledge, experience and influence for achievement of the goal of active school environments for all kids. They represent the needs and interests of our target audiences – parents, educators, and partner organizations – and effectively steer the course of our collective impact work.

Rob Bisceglie

CEO, Action for Healthy Kids, Co-chair

Russ Carson

Research and Health & Wellness Advisor, PlayCore, Co-chair

Kymm Ballard

Member Leader, Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education

Charlene Burgeson

Executive Director

Jillian Papa

Director, Research and Evaluation

Lori Rose Benson

Executive Director and CEO, Hip Hop Public Health

Erin Centeio

Associate Professor, University of Hawaii-Manoa

Brian Dauenhauer

Associate Professor and Director of Active Schools Institute, University of Northern Colorado

Aaron Hart

Executive Director, Online Physical Education Network (OPEN)

Cami Hawkins

CEO, Marathon Kids

Sarah Lee

Team Lead, School Health Team, CDC

Duncan Van Dusen

Founder and CEO, CATCH Global Foundation

Carly Wright

Vice President, Advocacy and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, SHAPE America

Take the Initiative and Make a Difference

Becoming an Active Schools Champion is a way to make a difference in the health and education of the next generation. It’s how we bring health equity to schools. It’s how we start a movement.