Research Council Executive Members Dan Robinson, Past Chair St. Francis Xavier University Antigonish, NS Show/hide bioDaniel B. Robinson, PhD is a Professor and Coordinator of the PhD in Educational Studies Program at St. Francis Xavier University. He teaches undergraduate courses in elementary physical and health education curriculum and instruction. He also teaches graduate courses in contemporary research in curriculum and instruction, administration of inclusive schools, curriculum theory, and school and teaching effectiveness. Dr. Robinson’s research focuses on physical literacy, sport and (dis)ability, culturally responsive physical education, gender and racialized minorities, service learning, and in-school health promotion programming. Tim Fletcher, Chair Brock University St. Catharines, ON Show/hide bio Tim Fletcher is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Brock University, Canada. Prior to working in higher education, he taught physical education in high schools for several years. His research interests are broadly in teacher learning and self-study of practice methodology. With several colleagues from Canada and Ireland, his recent work has focused on how teachers learn to prioritize meaningful experiences in physical education. He has published research in national and international journals, and has won awards for teaching. He is a member of the Editorial Boards for Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, and Studying Teacher Education. Tim can be found on twitter @timfletcher12 and @meaningfulpe. Alexandra Stoddart, Chair Elect University of Regina Regina, SK Show/hide bio Dr. Alexandra Stoddart is an Assistant Professor in the Health, Outdoor, and Physical Education (HOPE) subject area in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina. In addition to graduate courses, she teaches HOPE undergraduate courses in both the Elementary and Secondary programs. She enjoys the opportunity to see her students learn, grow, and thrive as they engage in their pre-internship and internship experiences. Dr. Stoddart's research is focused on physical literacy, physical education pedagogy, and the physical education curriculum. Her primary research area is exploring the concept of physical literacy and its development through quality physical education in K-12 schools. Hayley Morrison, Member-at-Large West University of Alberta Edmonton, AB Show/hide bio Dr. Hayley Morrison (she/her/hers) is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta. Hayley has been working with pre- and in-service teachers and educational assistants to support inclusive PHE experiences for students with disabilities since 2012. Her research focuses on collaborative professional development for inclusive PHE and improving student PHE experiences from K to PhD. Carolyn Temertzoglou, Member-at-Large Central Ontario Institute For Studies in Education, University of Toronto Toronto, ON Show/hide bio Carolyn Temertzoglou (she/her), is a Health and Physical Education Lecturer in the Master of Teaching and Continuing Professional Learning programs at the Ontario Institute For Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Through Carolyn's many years of educational experience as a teacher, department head, curriculum writer, and teacher educator, she advocates for and supports the delivery of effective implementation of health and physical education programs worldwide. She is the recipient of the Ontario Supervision of Physical and Health Education Teacher Advocacy Award for her work in supporting pre-service and in-service health and physical education teachers with their practice. With a master’s degree and research interests in Teacher-Identity and Teacher Development in Health and Physical Education, Carolyn is passionate about educating and inspiring teachers throughout their professional journey to ensure a future where every student has a sense of belonging in Health and Physical Education. Kellie Baker, Member-at-Large East Memorial University of Newfoundland Show/hide bio Dr. Kellie Baker (she/her/hers) has been teaching pre-service teachers for 14 years. Her current line of practitioner-driven research focuses on developing pedagogies of teacher education and Models-Based Practice. Deeply passionate about professional learning, Kellie has facilitated professional development for twenty years, including leading a national conference. Kellie continues to contribute to the PHE community by serving on many provincial and national boards and councils, as well as writing teams for curricula, texts, e-learning modules, policies, and national guidelines. Kellie uses every opportunity to share, learn, and grow. Connect with Kellie @KellBaker3 and @PE4LifeNL. Sabrina Razack, PHE Canada Board Representative University of Toronto Pickering, Ontario Show/hide bio Sabrina Razack is an educator in the Toronto area and also a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto. The program resides at the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education combined with a collaborative specialization in the Women and Gender Studies department. Between educating and becoming a student, Sabrina worked with the CAAWS, now the Canadian Women & Sport, the Pan/Parapan American Games and the INVICTUS Games. Sabrina’s current research examines the intersections of physical activity, sport, physical education, media, race, gender, class and culture. Sabrina is an award-winning curriculum writer, and developed http://teachbeyondaboundary.com/, to create units on critical Physical Education, Physical Activity, Sport and social issues. Christa Spicer, Graduate Student Representative St. Francis Xavier University Antigonish, NS Show/hide bio Christa Spicer is a permanent physical education teacher with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE); a three-time master's graduate; and currently a doctoral student, researcher and instructor at StFX. Presently, in her twenty-second year of teaching, Christa hopes to continue sharing her passion for physical education, by preparing pre-service teachers for the realities of teaching and through her doctoral research into 'Physical Education Teachers' Experiences of Isolation'. Christa is passionately determined to re-adjust the lens of how physical education and physical education teachers are viewed for the betterment of the profession, physical education teachers, and students alike. Jeff Zahavich, PHE Canada Research Council Forum Co-Chair Dalhousie University Halifax, NS Show/hide bio Dr. Jeffery Zahavich is a Kinesiology Instructor in the school of Health and Human Performance at Dalhousie University. His research interests include middle school HPE with respect to health and physical literacy development and advocating for school health policies that support daily physical activity (DPA) and quality physical education (QPE). Jeff holds the CSEP-Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) and NCCP-Chartered Professional Coach (ChPC) designations. He is looking forward to supporting the PHE Canada Research Council Executive as the 2022 Research Council Forum Co-Chair. Teresa Fowler, PHE Canada Research Council Forum Co-Chair Concordia University of Edmonton Edmonton, AB Show/hide bio Dr. Teresa Anne Fowler (she/her/hers) is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Concordia University of Edmonton. Teresa works with preservice teachers to understand the impacts of colonization on science education and our methods of teaching elementary science in K-12 schools. Her research is critical white masculinities and focuses on how established languages of dominance inform hockey culture and climate activism including the impact on the ways in which men understand masculinity both on and off the ice as well as through work with a colleague on introducing a new theory called Critical Energy Literacy as a means to open up dialogue on how we engage in climate activism. Madison Danford, PHE Canada Research Council Forum Organizing Committee Graduate Student Liaison Queen's University Kingston, ON Show/hide bio Madison Danford (she/her) is a PhD Candidate at Queen's University in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies. Madison's doctoral research critically examines hockey culture in rural Canada. Using the hockey arena as an entry point, she is interested in understanding the nostalgic connection between hockey, rurality, and the construction of the 'ordinary Canadian.' Madison's Master's research focused on the experiences of women ice hockey officials in Canada, sparking conversations regarding the systemic inequalities women in these spaces experience. With an undergraduate degree in concurrent physical education, Madison has spent much of her time outside of academia teaching, sports programming and coaching. Alongside her PhD work, she currently works as a Program Coordinator for Fast and Female, an organization dedicated to keeping girls healthy and active in sports across Canada. Connect with Madison on Twitter @maddydanford. Melanie Davis, Ex-Officio ED/CEO, PHE Canada Ottawa, ON firstname.lastname@example.org Show/hide bio Heather has spent the past 20+ years working alongside health, social service, municipal government, post-secondary and community-based organizations. She completed a Master’s degree in Community Development in Waterloo, Ontario and uses her skills as a social researcher, strategic planner, program evaluator and health promoter to help communities and organizations get to “better”. Heather’s passion is bringing together people, information and ideas to identify needs and implement strategies to enhance the health and well-being of children, youth, families and communities. Outside of work hours, Heather enjoys rock climbing, hiking, running, and biking or skiing with her husband and daughters. Heather Callum, Ex-Officio Lead, Engagement & Knowledge Mobilization Guelph, ON email@example.com Show/hide bio Heather has spent the past 20+ years working alongside health, social service, municipal government, post-secondary and community-based organizations. She completed a Master’s degree in Community Development in Waterloo, Ontario and uses her skills as a social researcher, strategic planner, program evaluator and health promoter to help communities and organizations get to “better”. Heather’s passion is bringing together people, information and ideas to identify needs and implement strategies to enhance the health and well-being of children, youth, families and communities. Outside of work hours, Heather enjoys rock climbing, hiking, running, and biking or skiing with her husband and daughters. Ellen Long, Ex-Officio Lead, Engagement and Knowledge Mobilization, PHE Canada * Maternity Leave Ottawa, ON firstname.lastname@example.org Show/hide bio Ellen has been working in the not-for-profit education sector for more than 10 years and is excited to work in physical and health education. She studied Kinesiology at Western University, and then completed her Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Education at the University of Ottawa. Ellen knows the power of a lifetime of physical education, having completed two Ironman triathlons, but currently expends her energy chasing around her young children. She is passionate about living a healthy active lifestyle and empowering Canadians - especially youth - to do the same. For more information, please read the position descriptions.