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Health Education Council

Health Education Council


The Council is responsible for the ongoing professional development of members who are involved in health education.


  1. Determine the top needs of professionals in the Council’s area of expertise.
  2. Develop an annual professional development plan.
  3. Plan programming for the state conference. Solicit presenters and ensure presentation proposals are submitted on time.
  4. Plan and implement professional development opportunities outside of the state conference as appropriate.
  5. Contribute articles for publication in Association communications.
  6. Maintain a current and robust set of professional development resources on the Council’s dedicated page on the Association’s web site.
  7. Nominate a slate of award candidates in the Council’s area of expertise.

2021 Goals

To be established.


Resources Operating Codes


Committee Members

Name Twitter Handle Organization Role (membership)
Busch, Melanie* @ North Side High School (0101) Chair (Current)
Tennessen, Daniel Frederick Douglass School 19 (5674) Sponsor (Current)
Sonsini, Tony @tson622 Richmond High School (8993) Member (Current)
Hallman, Maria* @maria_hallman DeKalb High School (1345) Associate (Current)
Brooks, Cassie* @brooks01cl Brownsburg West Middle School (2713) Associate (Current)
Carl, Lindsay @lncarl Franklin Central High School Associate (Current)
Berju, Jennifer @mrsb_wellness Creekside Middle School (2520) Candidate (Current)
DeHaven, Gary @ Retired Candidate (Current)
Stan, Heidi @stanimalheidi Carmel Middle School (2511) Candidate (Current)
Stento, Kim @kstento Chesterton Middle School (6930) Candidate (Current)
Bach, Svea @fuelupsouthport Southport Middle School (5315) Candidate (Past)
Crowe, Elizabeth @ Creekside Middle SChool (2520) Candidate (Past)
Ginder, James @j_ginder Hamilton County Health Dept Candidate (Past)
Hemmerich, Sarah @ Kokomo High School (3013) Candidate (Past)
Richter, Haley @ Fall Creek Junior High (2486-) Candidate (Past)
For more information, contact:     Melanie Busch Last updated: 12/07/20