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Leadership

Executive Committee

Karen Francis

President
University of San Francisco

Jared Russell

President-Elect
Auburn University

Jeff Fairbrother

Past President
Auburn University

Lanie Dornier

Treasurer
Tulane University

Matt Mahar

Secretary
San Diego State University

Lara Duke

Member-at-Large
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
(2023)

Lisa Hicks

University of Indianapolis
(2023)

Phillip Post

New Mexico State University
(2023)

Tom Weidner

Ball State University
(2023)

Kathleen Williams

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
(2023)

David Bellar

University of West Florida
(2024)

Melissa Bopp

Pennsylvania State University
(2024)

Daniel Burt

Texas A & M University, Kingsville
(2024)

Megan Frost

Michigan Technological University
(2024)

Steve Petruzzello

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(2024)

Damon Andrew

Florida State University
(2025)

Gonzalo Bravo

West Virginia University
(2025)

Ellen Evans

University of Georgia
(2025)

Jenny O

California State University East Bay
(2025)

Melanie Perreault

SUNY Brockport
(2025)

PAST PRESIDENTS

  • 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