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Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health

Educates the public about the importance of regular physical fitness activity, promotes, initiates, and encourages local physical fitness and sports programs in the community, assists Columbia businesses, schools and community organizations in establishing fitness programs and recognizes outstanding developments, contributions and achievements in physical fitness. The length of terms is three years, with openings occurring in November.

Members & Terms:

  • Tyler Lero - Term To Expire November 30, 2018
  • Amanda Shaffer - Term To Expire November 30, 2018
  • Susie Cason - Term To Expire November 30, 2018
  • Michelle Lambert - Term To Expire November 30, 2018
  • Shari Riley - Term To Expire November 30, 2018
  • Kayla Riel - Term To Expire November 30, 2018
  • Edward Schnedler - Term To Expire November 30, 2017
  • Terry Kloeppel - Term To Expire November 30, 2017
  • Amy Johnson - Term To Expire November 30, 2017
  • Annie Bastida - Term To Expire November 30, 2017
  • Chris Drury - Term To Expire November 30, 2017
  • Carlos Ortiz - Term To Expire November 30, 2017
  • Laura O'Neil - Term To Expire November 30, 2019
  • Sasha Pass - Term To Expire November 30, 2019
  • Elizabeth Raine - Term To Expire November 30, 2019
  • Megan Samson - Term To Expire November 30, 2019
  • Corey Sublett - Term To Expire November 30, 2019

Establishing Legislation:

Section 2-356  Established.
The Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health is hereby established.
(Ord. No. 21664, § 1,4-15-13)

Section 2-357  Duties.
The Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health shall have the following duties:
(1)        Promote and support the mission of the United States President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sport at the municipal level.
(2)        Sponsor and support local physical fitness and health promotion activities.
(3)        Educate the public about the importance of regular physical activity, nutrition, smoking cessation, weight control, and other health promoting activities.
(4)        Support and encourage individuals, civic groups, professional associations, and other organizations to promote personal health and fitness.
(5)        Identify local fitness and health resources and facilitate their involvement in the promotion of fitness and health activities.
(6)        Recognize outstanding programs, contributions and individual achievements in physical fitness and health promotion.
(7)        Submit an annual report to the city council.
(8)        Assist schools, businesses and other organizations in developing and implementing physical fitness and health promotion programs.
(9)        Work in concert with city administration in preparation and submission of grant requests.
(Ord. No. 21664, § 1,4-15-13)

Section 2-358  Membership; terms of office; officers; rules and procedures.
The Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health shall be composed of seventeen (17) members appointed by the city council.  If feasible, members should include persons in the following categories: education; health care; business and labor; communications and media; volunteer organizations; sports organizations and clubs; and coaches, trainers, prominent athletes, and sports administrators.  Members shall be appointed to three (3) year terms and shall serve without compensation.  Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for unexpired terms only.  The Mayor's Council shall elect from its members a chair, vice-chair and a secretary.  The chair shall preside at all meetings, and in the absence of the chair or the chair's inability to reside, the vice-chair shall preside.  The secretary shall keep a permanent record of the proceedings of the Mayor's Council.  The Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health may establish its own rules and procedures.
(Ord. No. 21664, § 1,4-15-13)

Section 2-359  Meetings; quorum; attendance.
The Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health shall meet every other month and at the call of the chair.  Nine (9) members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.  The chair is authorized to excuse any member from attendance at a meeting; provided, that the member requested to be excused before the meeting.  Any member who is absent, without being excused, from fifty (50) percent of the regular board meetings held in a calendar year shall automatically forfeit the office.  It shall be the duty of the chair to promptly notify the city council of the vacancy.
(Ord. No. 21664, § 1,4-15-13)