Ex Officio: Amber Ho-Shing, Whitson's Food Service Laurie Baum, Assistant Superintendent Finance & Facilities Kimberly Saxton, Athletic Director 2023-2024 Board Liaison: Samantha Smith Katherine Hallissy Ayala Committee Chairperson: TBA Committee Members: Matthew Beatty Nethra Bhatt Gina Carlone Christina Collins Kiki DeBari Gennifer Geller Hildie Kalish Carena Lowenthal Jason Lupow Lauren Murphy Ayesha Nagra Geraldine Park Julie Taub Monique TricaricoRESPONSIBILITY AND CHARGE OF THE COMMITTEE
The District Health & Wellness Committee is committed to providing a school environment that promotes and protects children’s health, well-being and the ability to learn by fostering healthy eating habits and physical activity. The District has established a Wellness Committee to develop the District’s proposed local wellness policy. The District’s Wellness Committee includes, but is not limited to, representatives from each of the following groups:
Parents, Students, Teachers, the District’s Food Service program, the School Board, School Administrators, Members of the Public and the School Nurse.
The District Wellness Committee has assessed current activities, programs and policies available in the District; identified specific areas of need within the District; developed the policy; and provided mechanisms for implementation, evaluation, revision and updating of the policy. The Wellness Committee has been established to represent the local community’s perspective in developing the wellness policy for the District.
The Committee shall meet on a monthly basis. Findings and recommendations are to be regularly reported to the Board of Education by the Board liaison.