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Become a Leader

Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center Leaders are a group of extraordinary individuals who are actively working in their communities to change policies and environments to ensure children grow up at healthy weights. If you are passionate about effecting change in your community, and meet the criteria detailed below, we would like to extend a special invitation to you to become a Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center Leader.

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criteria===Leaders are people who are actively working - either professionally or as volunteers - to change policies and environments to help children eat better and be more active. We use a listing of criteria to evaluate whether to approve an applicant for Leader status with the Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center.

Do you meet the criteria linked to here? If so, please apply to become a Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center Leader. There is no cost to be a Leader.


benefits===As a Leader, you will have access to a network of others who are committed to working to ensure kids grow up at a healthy weight. Some of the benefits include:
  • Connect with more than 300,000 Supporters and 4,000 Leaders around the country

  • Being featured on and having access to our Map of the Movement

  • Receiving the Inside Track, our weekly Leader-exclusive newsletter

  • Getting help from our team with your own advocacy campaigns and online strategies.

  • Read more about all the benefits of being a Leader here.

Criteria

Leaders are people who are actively working - either professionally or as volunteers - to change policies and environments to help children eat better and be more active. We use a listing of criteria to evaluate whether to approve an applicant for Leader status with the Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center.

Do you meet the criteria linked to here? If so, please apply to become a Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center Leader. There is no cost to be a Leader.

Benefits

As a Leader, you will have access to a network of others who are committed to working to ensure kids grow up at a healthy weight. Some of the benefits include:
  • Connect with more than 300,000 Supporters and 4,000 Leaders around the country

  • Being featured on and having access to our Map of the Movement

  • Receiving the Inside Track, our weekly Leader-exclusive newsletter

  • Getting help from our team with your own advocacy campaigns and online strategies.

  • Read more about all the benefits of being a Leader here.

Fellow Leaders

Find Leaders

There are thousands of Leaders across the country committed to ensuring all children are able to grow-up at a healthy weight. Browse the directory to connect with the individuals and organizations working to build healthier environments where kids live, learn, and play in your state.

3869 Leaders

Link to Laura Leviton
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Princeton, New Jersey
Link to Shiriki Kumanyika
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African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network
30Th Street Train Station, Pennsylvania
Link to Mildred Thompson
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesi
Oakland, California
Link to Sarah Strunk
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Active Living By Design
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Link to Donny Gill
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Hardin County Health Center
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Link to Terri Swartout
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Minnesota Department of Education
St. Paul, Minnesota
Link to Mark Pertschuk
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Preemption and Movement Building in Public Health
Berkeley, California
Link to Whitney Meagher
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Nastional Association of State Boards of Edcuation (NASBE)
Arlington, Virginia
Link to Antoine Andari
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NutraHealthFood, LLC
Redwood City, California
Link to Beth Mengel
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YMCA of Michiana
South Bend, Indiana
Link to Shannon Stember
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Portland Public Schools Nutrition Services
Portland, Oregon
Link to Alan Lake
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Maryland Chapter AAP
Glen Arm, Maryland
Link to Ned Barrett
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Partners for Active Living
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Link to Sharon Briel, Rd
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kern high school district
Bakersfield, California
Link to Jamie Mulligan
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White House
Washington, District of Columbia
Link to Trayce Snow
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The Rapides Foundation
Alexandria, Louisiana
Link to Robin Lindsay
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GO FAR (Go Out For A Run)
High Point, North Carolina
Link to Parrish Ravelli
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Youth Empowered Solutions (YES!)
Raleigh, North Carolina
Link to Pamela Rollins
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Oklahoma City County Health Dept
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Link to Jeanie Wertenbach
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Erie County Health Department
Sandusky, Ohio
Link to Albert Tufono
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Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Kapolei, Hawaii
Link to Christina Economos
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Tufts University
Boston, Massachusetts
Link to Frank Franklin
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University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Link to Michele Blake
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Sutter County Public Health
Yuba City, California
Link to Jhinoos Rajaei
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Rutgers T.E.E.M. Gateway
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Link to Daniel Levy
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the child and teen wellness center
Garrison, Maryland
Link to Gretchen Mahan
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MS Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
Jackson, Mississippi
Link to Gary Garske
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Portage County Public Health
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Link to Kristen Hldreth
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Medina County Helath Department
Medina, Ohio

Apply Now

The Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center is building a national network to promote healthy lifestyles for our children in order to ensure they grow up at a healthy weight.  Whether it’s joining a local parents’ group to push for healthier food choices available in schools or supporting a large organization for a national day of action, you can play a part in this movement.  Join today!