Advocacy is a very important tool for our profession. Please use these resources to prepare yourself to discuss the importance of our field in education today.
|AAHPERD Legislative center
You don't have to be a lobbyist to make a difference in education and health policy - just passionate about the health and well-being of our nation's people. We will keep you informed on the issues you care about and let you know what you can do to be part of the advocacy process.
|American Heart Association
Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question
|Senator John Hoeven
Senator Hoeven is a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee; the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources; the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; and the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. He serves as the Ranking Member on the Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee.
|Senator Heidi Heitcamp
Senator Heitkamp sits on the Senate Agriculture Committee and Committee on Indian Affairs. She also serves on the Banking, Small Business and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committees
|Representative Kevin Cramer
Representative Cramer serves on the House Committee on Natural Resources and the Science, Space and Technology Committee. Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings, appointed Kevin Cramer to three sub-committees including Energy and Mineral Resources, Public Lands and Environmental Regulation and Indian and Alaska Native Affairs. House Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith has appointed Mr. Cramer to the Energy Subcommittee where members will explore such science as hydraulic fracturing and clean coal technologies.