Health Education Council


The Council is responsible for the ongoing professional development of members who are involved in aquatics and recreation programs.


  1. Determine the top needs of professionals in the Council's area of expertise.
  2. Develop an annual professional development plan.
  3. Plan programming for the state conference. Solicit presenters and ensure presentation proposals are submitted on time.
  4. Plan and implement professional development opportunities outside of the state conference as appropriate.
  5. Contribute articles for publication in Association communications.
  6. Maintain a current and robust set of professional development resources on the Council's dedicated page on the Association's web site.
  7. Nominate a slate of award candidates in the Council's area of expertise.



Committee Members

Name Twitter Handle Organization Role (term ends)
Jennifer BerjuCreekside Middle SchoolChair   (11/2018)
Cassie Brooks@Brooks01CLBrownsburg West Middle SchoolAssociate   (11/2017)
Melanie BuschNorth Side High SchoolMember   (11/2019)
Beth CroweCreekside Middle SchoolMember   (11/2017)
Tim Garbison@Timgarbison1Fountain Central High SchoolMember   (11/2017)
Diane Hearn@tandity Seeger Memorial High SchoolAssociate   (11/2017)
Maria Hallman@maria_hallmanDeKalb High SchoolAssociate   (11/2017)
Tony SonsiniRichmond High SchoolMember   (11/2017)
Gary Lemke@lemkeInteractive PESponsor   (11/2018)
For more information, contact:     Jennifer Berju