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Board of Directors – National Physical Activity Society missionNational Physical Activity Society

Board of Directors



Suzanne Kelley, MSW, President, 2018-2019Vermont Department of Health

Burlington, Vermont

Through 2019

Tags: state public health; healthy community design; policy, systems, environmental change; physical activity and nutrition


Alan M. Beck, PhD, CHES, Vice President
ACSM-CEP, EP-C, CIFT, CPTPrevention Research CenterWashington University in St. Louis

Through 2020

Tags: Rural Physical Activity, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Health Education, Inclusive Physical Activity, Veteran Health

Kathy Dean, MS, Secretary
K-8 Physical Education directorPhoenix, ArizonaThrough 2019

Tags: physical activity/physical education; corporate wellness; coordinated school health; active and frail older adults


Shad Smith, DHA, MBA ATC, TreasurerMexico Beach, Florida

Through 2020

Tags:  Rural health, community health, health education, community physical activity, healthy communities, employee health, worksite wellness, employee wellness

Margy Bartley, CHC, CIFTDirector, Health and Wellness

Missoula, Montana

Through 2021


Kerrie Berends, PhD, EP-CCalvin College

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Through 2021

Tags: exercise science, kinesiology, physical activity, adapted physical activity, nutrition, health, wellness, exercise physiology


Kelly Corbin,MAPhysical Activity Coordinator

Minnesota Department of Health

and Minnesota Department of Transportation

Rochester, Minnesota

Through 2019

Tags: Active Transportation, Healthy Community Design, Population Health Improvement, Complete Streets, Safe Routes to School

Camille L. Gonzalez, MPH, CHESPublic Health Analyst

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta, Georgia

Through 2021


Marzell I Gray, MBA, PAPHSAdjunct Faculty, Concordia University

National Presenter, National Exercise Training Association

Elk River, Minnesota

Through 2019

Tags: NETA, State Public Health, Exercise Science, Health Education, Physical Activity, Nutrition, Environmental Change, Policy

June Kloubec, PhDProfessor

Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science

Department of Public Health

Bastyr University

Kenmore, Washington

Through 2020

Tags Exercise Science, Health Education, Physical Activity, Nutrition, Health Promotion, Health Policy

Michael Lopez, MUP
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension ServiceCollege Station, TexasThrough 2021

Tags: Healthy Community Design, Active Communities, Walking / Walkability, Physical Activity, Safe Routes to School, Population Health, E- & mHealth

Mary Michaels, Public Health Prevention CoordinatorCity of Sioux Falls Health Department

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Through 2021

Tags: local public health; healthy community design; health policy; active transportation; policy, systems, environmental change; physical activity and nutrition; tobacco prevention; chronic disease prevention

Brian Coyle, MPH, CWPC (Past president, ex-officio)Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Lincoln, Nebraska

Tags: State Public Health PA coordinator, CSH and PA/PE in schools, Worksite Wellness