Promoting healthy lifestyles for children & families


Steering Committee

George Bray, MD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Louisiana State University System

George A. Brooks, PhD
Professor, Exercise Physiology and Metabolism
Department of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley

Patricia Crawford, DrPH, RD
Director, CWH
Nutrition Specialist, Cooperative Extension
Adjunct Professor, Department of Nutritional Science and Toxicology
University of California, Berkeley

Katherine M. Flegal, PhD, MPH
Senior Research Scientist
Distinguished Consultant
National Center for Health Statistics,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sharon E. Fleming, PhD
Department of Nutritional Science and Toxicology
University of California, Berkeley

Mary Lavender Fujii, MS, RD
University of California, Cooperative Extension
Contra Costa County

Scott Gee, MD
Regional Director
Preventive Medicine
The Permanente Medical Group, Inc.

Joanne P. Ikeda
Nutritionist Emeritus
Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
University of California, Berkeley

Nancy L Keim, PhD
Research Nutrition Scientist
Western Human Nutrition Research Center
Department of Exercise Biology
University of California, Davis

Janet King, PhD
Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute

Jeffery T. LaFrance, PhD
Professor, Agriculture & Resource Economics
University of California, Berkeley

Robert Lustig, MD
Professor, Clinical Pediatrics
UCSF School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Pat Lyons, RN, MA
Connection’s Women’s Health Counseling

Zak Sabry, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Public Health - Health Policy & Management
School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley

Dennis Styne, MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
University of California, Davis

Seleda Williams, MD, MPH, PHMO III
California Department of Health Services
Office of Clinical Preventive Medicine

Advisory Board

Donna Coit, MPH, RD
Food and Nutrition Coordinator,
Community Wellness & Prevention Program,Contra Costa Health Services; Member, Board of Directors, Contra Costa
Karen Gillian, RD
Child Nutrition Consultant
State of California Department of Education
Child Nutrition Food Distribution Division

Kathleen Grassi, MPH, RD
Division Manager
Fresno County Department of Community Health

Hatti Hamlin, APR
Public Relations Consultant, Former VP, Fleishman Hillard
Board Member, SF Chapter of Public Relations Society of America

Kenneth Hecht
Executive Director
California Food Policy Advocates

Barbara J. Ivens, MS, RD, CSP, FADA
Nutrition Fellow, PepsiCo
President, Gerber Foundation

Sarah E. Samuels, PhD
Samuels & Associates
Health Program and Policy Consultants

Robert Wilkins
President & CEO
YMCA of the East Bay