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, Curry Special Assistant, School Initiatives & Building Ops, University of Virginia, USA
  • Gerry Starsia, Director of Curry Foundation, University of Virginia, USA

Communications and Public Relations Committee

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