National Advisory Committee

The work of Communities Creating Health Environments (CCHE) is guided by a highly skilled National Advisory Committee drawn from a diverse group of leading experts and advocates who are all deeply committed to tackling the root causes of this growing childhood obesity trend.

Lewis King, Ph.D
UCLA Dept. of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital

Kim Bailey, M.Ed
Vice President Program, Outward Bound

Michael Guerrero
Executive Director, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance

Lisa Hasegawa, MPH
Executive Director, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development

Mary Hendrickson, Ph.D
Director, University of Missouri Extension Food Circles Networking Project

Manel Kappagoda, JD, MPH
Deputy Director, National Policy and Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity, Public Health Law and Policy

Lori New Breast
Mahnokini and Associates

Sarah Strunk, M.H.A.
Director, Active Living by Design, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Marian Urquilla
Director of Human Development, Living Cities

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Movement Strategy Center

Kolu Zigby, MCP
Program Officer for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, Noyes Foundation