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Executive Committee

Karen Francis

University of San Francisco

Jared Russell

Auburn University

Jeff Fairbrother

Past President
Auburn University

Lanie Dornier

Tulane University

Matt Mahar

San Diego State University

Lara Duke

Capilano University

Thomas J.Templin

Executive Director
American Kinesiology Association

Penny McCullagh

Kinesiology Today and
E-newsletter Editor

Kimberley Scott

Business Manager
American Kinesiology Association

Board of Directors

Gary Heise

University of Northern Colorado

Lisa Hicks

University of Indianapolis

Phillip Post

New Mexico State University

Tom Weidner

Ball State University

Kathleen Williams

University of North Carolina, Greensboro

David Bellar

University of West Florida

Melissa Bopp

Pennsylvania State University

Daniel Burt

Texas A & M University, Kingsville

Megan Frost

Michigan Technological University

Steve Petruzzello

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Damon Andrew

Florida State University

Gonzalo Bravo

West Virginia University

Ellen Evans

Indiana University

Jenny O

California State University East Bay

Melanie Perreault

SUNY Brockport


  • 2007-2009 Jerry R. Thomas, University of North Texas
  • 2010-2011 T. Gilmour Reeve, Louisiana State University
  • 2012-2013 Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, University of Illinois
  • 2014 Penny McCullagh, California State University, East Bay
  • 2015 Duane Knudson, Texas State University
  • 2016 Mary Rudisill, Auburn University
  • 2017 Tom Templin, University of Michigan
  • 2018 Jason Carter, Michigan Technological University
  • 2019 Nancy Williams, Penn State University
  • 2020 Al Smith, Michigan State University
  • 2021 Jeff Fairbrother, Auburn University