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
  • PARTICIPATE AS A STUDENT MEMBER and lend your voice to our efforts. Check out this flyer to learn more.

Learn more by reviewing the Council Workplan and Fact Sheet.

OUR COUNCIL LEADERSHIP

CHAIR-ELECT
Abby Gold, PhD, MPH, RD, Health & Nutrition Extension Specialist, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, ASPHN Associate Member, Minnesota

CHAIR
Alison Patrick, MPH, RD, LD,  Program Manager, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, ASPHN Associate Member, Ohio

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

“The Healthy Food, Active Communities Council is a great space to connect with like-minded individuals and organizations in the nutrition and physical activity space.  Participation in the Council can increase organizational capacity for implementing best practices, foster connections among partners, and leverages resources to accelerate progress at the state and local level.”

– HEALTHY FOOD, ACTIVE COMMUNITIES 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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LEARN MORE ABOUT UPCOMING MEETINGS AND WEBINARS

UPCOMING WEBINARS/MEETINGS

The Council holds 3 webinars combined with their All-Member Calls. The first 45 minutes is devoted to the webinar/Q&A and the last 45 minutes is devoted to Council business.

UPCOMING ALL-MEMBER CALLS

The Council holds 2 additional All-Member Calls.

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