Coronavirus information

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Advisory Board

The Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation Advisory Board is made up of alumni, industry professionals and educators. The committee consults with department leadership to ensure training is relevant, excellent, and aligned with industry and accreditation standards.

Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation Advisory Board


John McCleary,
 Superintendent, Anchorage Parks & Recreation Department (retired)

Melanie Sutton, M.Ed., Curriculum Coordinator, Anchorage School District

Wallace Wilson, MSPT, M.Ed., United Physical Therapy

Hans Hansen, DPTManiilaq Association, Kotzebue, BSPE Alum

Molly Horton, Recreation Services Director, Hope Community Resources

Joe Stallone, Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center