Nutrition and Physical Activity State Plan Meetings
The next Nutrition and Physical Activity State Plan meetings will be held seperately at the end of the month. Please be sure to RSVP via the links below, and share this information with anyone you think would make a good addition to the planning committee(s).
- Physical Activity State Plan Meeting
Friday, October 26, 2018
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cattlemen's Association, Montgomery, Alabama
- Nutrition State Plan Meeting
Monday, October 29, 2018
8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Alabama Power Company, Clanton, Alabama
November 2017 Meeting Presentations
Nick Sims, Chair of the Obesity Task Force, gave an update on current task force projects and upcoming events. There was a focus on the new 100 Alabama Miles Challenge campaign and the State Plan for Physical Activity and Nutrition.
August 2017 Meeting Presentations
Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle shared information on the "Healthy Huntsville" initiative.
June 2017 Meeting Presentations
Allison Tubbs, Past Co-Chair of the Obesity Task Force, gave a presentation to members highlighting the successes and accomplishments of the Task Force during the 2016-2017 year.
Eloise Elliot, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Professor at West Virginia University where she works on childhood obesity prevention and physical activity promotion efforts. She was a leader in creating West Virginia's first State Physical Activity Plan and was invited to Alabama to speak to the Task Force about strategies to begin work on our own Physical Activity Plan in conjunction with a Nutrition Plan. A thorough review of how the West Virginia plan was successfully developed, implemented, and disseminated was given by Dr. Elliot. She then facilitated an open discussion about the goals for physical activity in Alabama, leading the group to lay out the next steps for the Alabama Physical Activity and Nutrition Plan.
- Active WV 2020: The West Virginia Physical Activity Plan (3 MB)
- Developing a Statewide Physical Activity Plan: The National PA Plan and the WV PA Plan as Potential Models (3 MB)
Quarterly Meeting Archives - Presentations and Minutes
Quarterly Meeting Minutes (Pre-2011) Archives
Please visit our archive of minutes from meetings prior to 2011.
Page last updated: October 15, 2018