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Executive Committee

Jared Russell

Auburn University

Kim Graber

President Elect
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Karen Francis

Past President
University of San Francisco

Phil Post

New Mexico State University

Matt Mahar

San Diego State University

Harald Barkhoff

California State University – Monterey Bay

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

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

Bressel Eadric

Utah State University

Kris Grappendorf

California State University Bakersfield

Brian Focht

The Ohio State University

Ting Liu

Texas State University

Elizabeth Mullin

Springfield College


  • 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
  • 2022 Karen Francis, University of San Francisco