ASPHN's Healthy Food, Active Communities Council

ASPHN’s Healthy Food, Active Communities (HFAC) Council members work to strengthen policy, environmental change, programs, services and evidence-based practices to promote healthy foods and active communities through the development of public health nutrition leaders and the collective action of our members nationwide. All ASPHN members are welcome to join the Council! Please scroll down to learn more.

COUNCIL MEMBER ACTIVITIES & BENEFITS

  • PROVIDE LEADERSHIP AND ADVOCATE for the role and competencies of public health nutrition in healthy food systems and active living environments
  • COLLABORATE WITH PARTNERS to improve healthy food systems, active living environments, health equity and create sustained change across states and the nation
  • SERVE AS A TRUSTED RESOURCE AND PARTNER for expert opinion, policy development, environmental change, evidence-based programs and practices for national and state nutrition and physical activity efforts
  • FACILITATE NETWORKING, TRAINING, EDUCATION and sharing of healthy food systems and active living environments among public health nutritionists and others committed to creating sustained change

Learn more by reviewing the Council Workplan and Fact Sheet.

OUR COUNCIL LEADERSHIP

CHAIR
Jillian Osborn, MS, RDN, CLC, Public Health Nutritionist, New York State Department of Healthy, ASPHN General Member

CHAIR-ELECT
Teresia Mbogori, PhD, RDN, Assistant Professor at Ball State University, ASPHN Associate Member, Indiana

PAST CHAIR
Cheryl Hill, MS-MPH, RDN, LDN, Program Manager of Knox County Health Department Healthy Weight Program, ASPHN Associate Member, Tennessee

“The Healthy Food, Active Communities Council offers a safe and welcoming environment to not only connect with other state public health nutrition professionals and learn from their success or challenges, but to develop your professional skills in leadership, public speaking, and communication.”

– JILLIAN OSBORN, MS, RDN, CLC, PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ASPHN GENERAL MEMBER & HFAC COUNCIL CHAIR

Join the Healthy Food, Active Communities Council!

We welcome you to join the Council and enjoy the many benefits of regularly convening with colleagues from across the country! Members are encouraged to be involved in Council activities and may vote in Council elections. All ASPHN members are welcome and there is no additional cost to join!

Click the Join the Healthy Food, Active Communities Council button to send your request. We look forward to hearing from you!

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UPCOMING WEBINARS/MEETINGS

The Council holds 3 webinars combined with their All-Member Calls. They are held in April, August, and December on the 1st Monday at 2 pm ET. The first 45 minutes is devoted to the webinar/Q&A and the last 45 minutes is devoted to Council business. Click a date to learn more about that meeting.

UPCOMING ALL-MEMBER CALLS

The Council holds 3 additional All-Member Calls in February, June, and October on the 1st Monday at 2 pm ET. Click a date to learn more about that call.

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