Standing Committees

Plan Executive Committee

The purpose of the Plan Executive Committee is to review the recommendations of the Standing Sector Committees. In addition, the committee will revise the overarching strategies of the NPAP to reflect the updates to the Plan.

  • Russell Pate, Chair
    NPAPA & UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

  • Katie Adamson
    THE Y

  • David Buchner
    UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

  • Colleen Doyle
    AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

  • NiCole Keith
    INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PERDUE UNIVERSITY INDIANAPOLIS

  • Mike Pratt
    EMORY UNIVERSITY ROLLINS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

  • Jim Sallis
    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO

  • Jim Whitehead
    AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SPORTS MEDICINE

NPAP Communications Committee

The NPAP Communications Committee was established to advise the NPAP Alliance Board on matters pertaining to communicating with policy makers and the general public about physical activity.

  • Michelle Seger, Chair
    UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

  • Dan Bornstein
    THE CITADEL

  • Jessica Grossmeier
    HEALTH ENHANCEMENT RESEARCH ORGANIZATION (HERO)

  • Jay Maddock
    TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

  • Heidi Simon
    AMERICA WALKS

  • Kristen Sullivan
    AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

  • Monte Ward
    AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SPORTS MEDICINE

  • Laurie Whitsel
    AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

NPAPA College and Universities Committee

The purpose of the NPAP Alliance Colleges and Universities Committee is to explore opportunities for implementing the National Physical Activity Plan on college campuses.

  • Bridget Melton, Chair
    GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

  • Dawn Coe, Chair — Academic Applications Subcommittee
    UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE

  • Jim Pivarnik, Chair — Campus Planning and Programming Subcommittee
    MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

  • Becki Battista
    Appalachian State University

  • Kevin Casebolt
    East Stroudsburg University

  • Samantha Deere
    Saginaw Valley State University

  • Yuri Feito
    Kennesaw State University

  • Brandi Hoffman
    University of Minnesota

  • Megan Holmes
    Mississippi State University

  • Gary Nave
    University of South Carolina

  • Brian Parr
    University of South Carolina, Aiken

  • Jennifer Pesarchick
    American College of Sports Medicine

  • Joyce Yates
    Mississippi State University

NPAP Commentaries Committee

  • David Bassett
    UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE

  • Carmen Cutter
    ACTIVE LIVING RESEARCH

  • Dianne Jewell
    AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION

FAQs Committee

  • Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Chair
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Bill Kraus
    Duke University

  • Megan Nechanicky
    Bell Institute