The West Virginia Physical Activity Plan was developed in response to the National Physical Activity Plan.  The plan encompasses distinct societal sector groups with the overall mission of helping WV become a healthier place to live, work and play through quality daily physical activity.  To learn more about the plan, visit the plan overview page.

Coordinating Committee

The WVPAP Coordinating Committee is made up of experts from around the state that encompass the passion and spirit of a healthier West Virginia.  Each individual is committed to helping WV become a national leader in physical activity.

 

Eloise Elliott, PhD
WVU  College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences

Christian Abildso, PhD
WVU  College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences

Cindy Boggs
YMCA of Kanawha Valley

Sean Bulger, Ed.D
WVU  College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences

Ron Eck, PhD
WVU Professor Emeritus

Sean Fitzpatrick, MS
WVU  College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences

Shannon Holland, MS
West Virginia on the Move, Inc. 

Dina Jones, PT, PhD
WVU  College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences

Emily Jones, PhD
WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences

Pat Kelly, MD
Marshall University School of Medicine

Emily Murphy, PhD
WVU Extension Services

Bill Neal, MD
WVU Health Sciences Center

Melissa Olfert, DrPH, MS, RD, LD
WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Design

Nancy OHara Tompkins, PhD
WVU Health Sciences Center

Matt Young
WV Run Coach