Your Vote Can Impact the Future of Health and PE!

On February 13, voting opens for the SHAPE America Board of Directors. Take an active role in your profession by learning about the 2024 candidates and casting your vote!

Voting Deadline: March 14 at 3 p.m. ET

Members will vote on candidates for the following positions:
Three Directors

President-Elect Candidates

Joe Deutsch


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Professor North Dakota State University Fargo, ND

Mario Reyna


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Retired McAllen School District McAllen, TX

Director Candidates

Andro Barnett


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Professor Shepherd University Shepherdstown, WV

Dan DeJager


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Physical Education and Health Teacher Meraki High School Fair Oaks, CA

Reg Hageman


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Physical Education Teacher Capital High School Helena, MT

Tonya Moore


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Los Angeles County Office of Education Downey, CA

Chris Simenz


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Associate Director- Master’s and Doctor of Public Health Programs Associate Professor- Institute for Health & Equity Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI

Joe Velardi


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CT Coordinator for Health & Physical Education Connecticut Association of Schools Cheshire, CT
Voting is a 3-Step Process

You will receive voting instructions and a link to the ballot via email on February 13.

Remember to:

Mark your ballot

Submit your vote

Confirm your vote

Election Q&A

  • Every eligible voter will receive an email notification prior to the opening of voting on how to access the ballot. Reminder notices will be sent before the election ends.
  • Eligible voters are professionals (including retirees and emeritus) and students.
  • No. The election is accomplished through a secure, web-based and fully-hosted ballot solution to ensure the integrity of the voting process.
  • Eligible voters will be able to cast ballots until 3 p.m. ET on March 14, 2024.
  • Any eligible voter who has opted out of SHAPE America emails in the past will need to request to have that reset in order to receive voting information and access to the ballot. Please call Membership Services at 800-213-7193 or email to [email protected].
  • First, please check your email in case the notice is in your Spam folder.
  • If you opted out of SHAPE America emails, you would not have received the notice.
  • If you have questions please call Membership Services at 800-213-7193 or email to [email protected].
  • The announcement of the new officers will take place at the All Member Meeting at the national convention.
  • Election Timeline 2024
    • Nominees are presented to the membership
    • Voting begins
    • Voting ends – 3:00 p.m. (ET)
    • Results announced at All-Member Meeting at #SHAPECleveland

District Election Candidates