Committees

Organizing Committee

  • Martin Block, Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Virginia, USA (Chair)
  • Diane Cole, Special Events Manager, Curry School, University of Virginia, USA
  • Gerry Starsia, Director, Curry School Foundation, University of Virginia, USA
  • Shayke Hutzler, ISAPA 2015 Host, Wingate University, Israel
  • Laurie Malone, NAFAPA 2012 Host, Lakeshore Foundation, Alabama, USA
  • Martin Kudlacek, EUCAPA 2016 Host, Palacky University, Czech Republic

Scientific Committee

  • Deborah Shapiro, Georgia State University, USA, Associate Editor of APAQ (Chair)
  • Ron Davis, Texas Woman's University, USA
  • Jeff Martin, Wayne State University, USA, Editor of APAQ
  • Martin Kudlacek, Palacky University, Czech Republic, Editor of European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity
  • Terry Rizzo, California State University at San Bernardino, USA, former Editor of APAQ
  • Jason Bishop, West Virginia University, USA (IFAPA Board Member)
  • Cindy Sit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, Editorial Board of APAQ (IFAPA Board Member)
  • Øyvind Førland Standal, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway, Editor Board of APAQ
  • Aija Klavina, Latvian Academy of Sport Education, Latvia. President-elect EUCAPA.
  • David Howe, Loughborough University, UK, Editorial Board of APAQ
  • Ogu Okey Charles Human Kinetics and Health Education Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria (IFAPA Board Member)
  • Pauli Rintala, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

Volunteer Committee

  • Ayşegül "Rosa" Aksoy, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • Kyla Collins, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Sean Healy, former IFAPA Student Representative, Humboldt State University, CA, USA
  • T. Nicole Kirk, Old Dominion University, USA
  • Jennifer Ludovici, Administrative Assistant, Department of Kinesiology, University of Virginia, USA
  • Alba Roldán Romero, KU Leuven, Belgium (former student volunteer)
  • Heidi Skantz, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Budget Committee

  • Callen Garrett, Department of Kinesiology Administrator, University of Virginia, USA (Chair)
  • Joey Carls, Director of Operations, Curry School, University of Virginia, USA
  • Curry School Foundation, University of Virginia, USA

Communications and Public Relations Committee

  • Peter Downs, The Inclusion Club, Australia (Chair)
  • Audrey Breen, Assistant Director of Communications, Curry School, University of Virginia, USA
  • Kwok Ng, Department of Sport Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Anne-Mette Bredahl - Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway

The Curry School of Education and Human Development and ISAPA would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Custom Management Group for their tireless efforts in the planning, organization, and implementation of this conference.