Charlene R. Burgeson, Chief Program Officer, Action for Healthy Kids; Executive Director, Active Schools
Charlene Burgeson is Chief Program Officer at Action for Healthy Kids and Executive Director of Active Schools, a national collective impact initiative that resides at Action for Healthy Kids. The Active Schools movement is working to make 60 minutes of before, during, and after school physical activity the norm in our nation’s K-12 schools.
Burgeson has provided national leadership for over 25 years. Previously she was with the CDC, National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) which is now SHAPE America, and Save the Children.
Her personal passions include being a mom, participating in many sport and recreational activities, traveling, reading, and volunteering.
Discipline: Physical education and physical activity promotion
PlayCore Partnership:Building Healthier Youth Through Successful Partnerships with Schools