Research Council Executive Members Dan Robinson, Chair St. Francis Xavier University Antigonish, NS Show/hide bio Dan Robinson, PhD is Chair of Teacher Education and a Professor at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. An experienced P-12 physical educator, Dan has been teaching pre-service and in-service physical education teachers since 2006. His current scholarship focuses upon physical literacy, physical education teacher education (PETE), experiential and service learning, and culturally relevant physical education pedagogy. He has published research and conceptual articles in a number of texts and journals, including the Journal of Teaching Physical Education, Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, and European Physical Education Review. He has served Physical and Health Education Canada and the Research Council in a number of capacities in the past decade and he is currently serving the Research Council as Chair-elect. Lauren Sulz, Past Chair University of Alberta Edmonton, AB Show/hide bio Dr. Lauren Sulz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Secondary Education at the University of Alberta. Her primary research commitments focus on school- and community-based strategies to promote active healthy lifestyles among children and youth. In particular, she works collaboratively with teachers, researchers, and community stakeholders to enhance students’ physical activity behaviours and overall well-being through changes to school curricula, school policy, and school environments. Through this research, Dr. Sulz aims to create a whole-school environment where student health is an essential foundation for schools’ core mission of learning. Tim Fletcher, Chair-Elect Brock University 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. 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. Shannon Kell, PHE Canada Board Representative Mount Royal University Calgary, AB Show/hide bio Shannon has been teaching Health and Physical Education since 2005 when she began her career as a High School teacher in Regina, Saskatchewan. After completing her M.Ed., Ph.D., and years of graduate work, she began teaching at Mount Royal University in Calgary where she currently teaches in both the Education and the Health and Physical Education Departments. Working alongside school-aged and post-secondary students is one of her favourite aspects of being in the field. Shannon has served on numerous conference planning committees, has led the development of provincial curricula, and written a few textbook chapters, but remembers most the people and relationships along the way. You may have come across Shannon at PHE Canada, SPEA, or HPEC conferences over the years. Steve McGinley, Graduate Student Representative University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC Show/hide bio Steve McGinley is a PhD. student in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at the University of British Columbia under the supervision of Dr. LeAnne Petherick and Dr. Anthony Clarke. He is a full time lecturer in the Health Outdoor and Physical Education (HOPE) program at UBC and has recently served on the PHE Canada’s Research Council Executive as the Western Representative for the past two years. His current research and passions lie the multi sectoral approach to School Physical Activity and Physical Literacy and the development of partnerships and relationships in the promotion and advocacy for Quality Physical and Health Education and the Physical Literacy movement.Steve McGinley is a PhD. student in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at the University of British Columbia under the supervision of Dr. LeAnne Petherick and Dr. Anthony Clarke. He is a full time lecturer in the Health Outdoor and Physical Education (HOPE) program at UBC and has recently served on the PHE Canada’s Research Council Executive as the Western Representative for the past two years. His current research and passions lie the multi sectoral approach to School Physical Activity and Physical Literacy and the development of partnerships and relationships in the promotion and advocacy for Quality Physical and Health Education and the Physical Literacy movement. Alexandra Stoddart, PHE Canada Research Council Forum Co-Chair 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. 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. Colin Pybus, PHE Canada Research Council Forum Organizing Committee Graduate Student Liaison East Three Secondary School Inuvik, NT Show/hide bio Colin Pybus (he/him) is a full time physical education teacher at East Three Secondary School in Inuvik, Northwest Territories (NWT). Currently, Colin is in the final stages of completing his Master’s in Educational Leadership from Vancouver Island University. His thesis project utilizes an appreciative inquiry approach to highlighting the current state of physical education (PE) deliverance within the NWT and how the system can positively progress forward. Colin’s work has been recognized by both the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada and the province of British Columbia through graduate student scholarships. His PE classroom focuses on inclusion, the integration of Indigenous values and culture, and the creation of safe and positive spaces for his students to develop. The instilment of a lifelong appreciation of the importance of physical activity across a variety of presented games, sports, activities and lessons is always at the core of his teachings. Previous to Colin’s time in the NWT, he completed a Master’s of Applied Health Sciences from Brock University, specializing in physical education pedagogy. His published research focused on factors influencing participation in high school PE classes in an Ontario population. Colin has participated in a number of PHE Canada initiatives, been a part of International experiences of health promotion to Cuba and Antigua and Barbuda, is the current President of the NWT’s Sport North Federation, and can be regularly found coaching school teams or enjoying outdoor pursuits in his down time. 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 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 9 years and is excited to be back working 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 son. 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.