Board of Directors

                                        2024 ASAHPERD Leadership Directory                                           
Board of Directors, Council Officer and Appointees
(*Voting Members)


Board of Directors:


 Jaimie Giangrosso

Alabama Dept of Education


Cindy O'Brien

Hueytown Intermediate 


Jonathan Thompson

Alabama Dept of Education


Donna Dunaway

Samford University – Retired
Executive Director

Donna Hester

UAB – Retired                

Vice President Health Division*

Erica Farnham

McAdory High School

Vice President-Elect Health Division*

Jess Harbison

Bumpus Middle School

Vice President Physical Educ. Division* 

Ann Holcomb

Fultondale Elementary

Vice President-Elect Physical Edu. Division*

Becky Peterson

Rocky Ridge Elementary

Vice Pres Sport & Ex Science Div.*

Colleen Geary

University of Alabama

Vice Pres -Elect Sport & Ex Science Div*

Marissa Bello


District 1 Representative* (2024)

Jenn Baumeister

J. Larry Newton Elementary

District 2 Representative* (2025)

Brad Fortney

Enterprise City Schools

District 3 Representative* (2024)

Courtney Emerson

Springville Elementary

District 4 Representative* (2025)

Melissa Hubauer

Bluff Park Elementary

District 5 Representative* (2024)

Adrian Ware

Valley Grande Elementary School

District 6 Representative* (2025)

Summer King

Reform Elementary

District 7 Representative* (2024)

LaCharren Rutland

Weeden Elementary

District 8 Representative* (2025)

Holly Winfrey

Sacred Heart School

 Advocacy Chair (2025)

Sherri Huff

Birmingham City Schools

State Department of Education Rep

Jonathan Thompson


Governor’s Commission on Fitness

Phil Holmes


Governor’s Commission on Fitness

Deanna Pack


Council Officers:

Adapted Council Chair

Sheila Jett

Montevallo Middle School

Adapted Council Chair-Elect

Becky Seymour

Moody High School

Elem. Physical Educ. Council Chair

Ursula Rozier

Jackson Intermediate School

Elem. Physical Educ. Council Chair-Elect

Brianna Rudolph

Hillcrest Elementary

Middle/Sec Physical Educ. Council Chair

Joeva Thomas

Sumter Central High School

Mid/Sec Phys Educ. Council Chair-Elect

Andrew Hamiter

Chapman Middle School

Athletics Council Chair

Robert Herron

University of Montevallo

Athletics Council Chair-Elect

Katasha Turner

Carroll High School

Higher Education Council Chair

Andria Walker

Auburn University at Montgomery

Higher Education Council Chair-Elect

Sheri Brock

Auburn University at Montgomery

Physical Activity Council Chair

Michael James

Woodmeade Elementary

Physical Activity Council Chair-Elect

Leroy Hurt

Afoot Nordic Walking

Research Council Chair

Janet M’mbaha-Zarnesky

Alabama A&M University

Research Council Chair-Elect

Franco Zengaro

Jacksonville State Univeristy

 Future Professionals Council Officers:

Troy Hicks

Troy University

Ryan Hussey

Troy University




Sandra Sims
Future Professionals Advisor (2024)
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Appointed Positions: 
Social/Digital Media Manager (2025)

Ginger Aaron-Brush
Pelham Oaks Elementary

ASAHPERD Journal Editor 

Claire Mowling

Awards Chair (2025)

Allison Jackson
Samford University
Liaisons from Allied Groups:

Penny Edwards


Alex Martinez


Are you interested in serving on the ASAHPERD Board of Directors or do you know someone that would be an asset to our Board?