The National Fitness Foundation Announces Honorary Board

The National Fitness Foundation Announces Honorary Board

Fitness Leaders Join Foundation to Champion a More Active Future

Washington, DC (February 28, 2018) – Today the National Fitness Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of its Honorary Board. As the official charity of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, the inaugural Honorary Board consists of 27 former members of the Council spanning across eight Presidential Administrations.

The Foundation was congressionally chartered in 2010 as a non-partisan nonprofit to support the mission of the Council. The new Honorary Board is designed to commemorate the dedicated service of proven health & fitness leaders and provide them with the opportunity to engage in their work leading programs and driving innovations that prepare children for a lifetime of health & fitness.

“As a former Co-Chair of the President’s Council and Board Member of the National Fitness Foundation, I am honored to welcome these extraordinary leaders to our Honorary Board,” said Tom McMillen, CEO of the LEAD1 Association. “We applaud their commitment to our mission and I look forward to building on their legacy to accelerate solutions that empower kids to lead active, healthy lives.”
 

Honorary Board Member                   Presidential Administration

Judi Ford Nash                          Richard M. Nixon & Gerald R. Ford

C. Thomas McMillen            Richard M. Nixon & William J. Clinton

Claude Terry                                                               James E. Carter

Jere W. Thompson                                                Ronald W. Reagan

Jackie Joyner-Kersee                                           George H. W. Bush

Myrna Partrich                                                      George H. W. Bush

Gary Visconti                                                         George H. W. Bush

Don Casey                                                                William J. Clinton

Veronica Goldberg                                                 William J. Clinton

Deborah Slaner Larkin                                           William J. Clinton

Catherine Baase                                                         George W. Bush

J. Nick Baird                                                               George W. Bush

Paul Carrozza                                                             George W. Bush

Katherine Cosgrove Van Horn                                  George W. Bush

Amanda Cromwell                                                     George W. Bush

Pamela Danberg                                                        George W. Bush

Jaime Davidson                                                          George W. Bush

Dan Gable                                                                   George W. Bush

Lillian Greene-Chamberlain                                     George W. Bush

Edward Laskowski                                                     George W. Bush

Jerry Noyce                                                                 George W. Bush

Caitlin Cahow                                                          Barack H. Obama

Jason Collins                                                            Barack H. Obama

Jayne Greenberg                                                     Barack H. Obama

LTG Mark Hertling                                                   Barack H. Obama

Anthony Robles                                                       Barack H. Obama

Rob Shepardson                                                      Barack H. Obama

 

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About the National Fitness Foundation
The National Fitness Foundation leads programs and drives innovations that prepare children for a lifetime of health & fitness. As the official congressionally chartered nonprofit of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, the Foundation uses public-private partnerships to increase physical activity participation and improve fitness levels for millions of kids across the country. With the focus on enhancing quality physical education, the Foundation leads the nation’s model for fitness assessment and education in schools and has delivered trainings and grants to thousands of schools nationwide. For more information, visit fitness.foundation