Strategic Advisory Council

These members contribute their knowledge, experience, and influence to guide our collective impact work of creating and sustaining active school cultures for all PK-12 schools. The Strategic Advisor Council (SAC) supports strategy, oversees leadership, and protects the interests of all Active Schools Champions.

Michael Jennings

Healthy Body & Performance Character Manager, Athlos Academy

Nick Kline

Active Schools Manager

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

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)

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

Chris Lineberry


Chris Lineberry is a High School Principal who works with his staff to integrate health and wellness throughout the entire curriculum. Dr. Lineberry is co-author ...

Shannon Miller


Shannon Miller remains the most decorated Olympic gymnast in American history with seven Olympic medals! She is an advocate for the health and wellness of ...

Cyrus Weinberger


Cyrus Weinberger is former and founding principal of Red Hawk Elementary School in Erie, Colorado As principal at Red Hawk, Cyrus developed a rigorous academic ...

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.