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General Information

History Pool Exercise
  • Established by Executive Order in 1979
  • Members: appointed by the Governor
  • Staff: KDHE
  • Abolished by Exec Order 1995
  • Reinstated by Governor Sebelius in 2006
Purpose

The purpose of the Governor's Council on Fitness is to advise the Governor and others on ways to enhance the health of all Kansans through promotion of physical activity, good dietary choices and prevention of tobacco use and to promote the improvement of the health of Kansans through the following:

  1. Encourage the exchange of information about physical activity, healthy diets and tobacco use prevention and cessation.
     
  2. Create private and public sector support for physical activity, good nutrition and tobacco use prevention.
     
  3. Implement a statewide awards program to recognize communities and organizations demonstrating significant support for physical activity, good nutrition and tobacco use prevention.

Implement a statewide awards program to recognize communities and organizations demonstrating significant support for physical activity, good nutrition and tobacco use prevention

Staffing

The Bureau of Health Promotion within the Kansas Department of Health & Environment provides staff time to coordinate the activities of the Council.

To Contact Us, call or e-mail:
Jennifer Church
(785) 296-6801
jchurch@kdheks.gov

KS Governor's Coucil on Fitness

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