To create systemic change for health in multiple environments and in multiple industries, we have to work with proven leaders in those arenas to ensure our efforts are successful. Our leaders are not always PhDs or CEOs but sometimes an eight-year-old who has unique insight to the interests and motivations of her peers.
Our Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Howell Wechsler, is a national expert on childhood obesity, having previously served as the Director of the Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Our Board of Directors is made up of leaders in the fields of health and medicine, business, public policy, education, and entertainment. We use their wide range of expertise to make our efforts as effective and robust as possible
Our Alliance All Stars are youth champions from all over the country who use their voices to raise awareness about issues related to childhood health and wellness. They are motivators, advocates and shining examples of how young people can truly make a difference. They play an integral role in advising and providing a youth perspective to our organization as we strive to encourage kids across the nation to make healthy choices.
Our School Health Experts make sure our Healthy Schools Program is up to date with the most current best practices and provide the latest resources to support school leaders in their efforts to make sustainable change on their campuses.