Implementation – Make the Move Council

National organizations have come together to implement strategies within the National Plan that will change environments and policies to improve daily physical activity. The following list recognizes the Council Sector Chairs. View of list of all Council members.

Make the Move Council Chairs

Schools, After School, and Early Childcare

National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)

Health Care

American Medical Association (AMA)

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)


International Health, Racquet & Sports Club Association (IHRSA),

American Council on Exercise (ACE),

American Heart Association (AHA)

Parks, Recreation, Fitness, & Sport

YMCA of the USA

National Recreation Park Association (NRPA)

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

Transportation and Land-use

Nemours Foundation

League of American Bicyclists

Public Health

National Society of Physical Activity Practitioners in Public Health (NSPAPPH)

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH)

Non-profit & Volunteer/ Advocacy

American Cancer Society (ACS)


American Heart Association (AHA)

YMCA of the USA

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