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28 OCTOBER- 2014

Steering Committee Meeting

2:00 - 3:30 PM, THUR

Pi`ikoi Building

Conference Room A



Task Force Steering Committee

The Get Fit Kauai NPAC Steering Committee currently has the following four task forces: Built Environment Task Force; Healthy Foods Task Force; Safe Routes to Schools Task Force; Worksite Wellness Task Force

The Steering Committee oversees all efforts of Get Fit Kauai and coordinates work across the task forces and coalition. The committee is made up of each of the task force chairs and co-chairs, officers and at-large members. All steering committee members are also active members of one or more task forces. The coalition coordinator is an ex-officio member.

Current Steering Committee Efforts

Currently the steering committee is focusing on improving internal and external communication. PDF
Survey results show high marks for GFK and impact to the community. The online survey to stakeholders was conducted in June, 2011, to evaluate the effectiveness of Get Fit Kauai and the coalition's activities. Thank you to those who participated in the survey and provided valuable feedback. Lehua Choy, MPH, evaluator with the University of Hawaii - Healthy Hawaii Initiative, compiled the information from the survey. PDF
NPAC Evaluation
2011 Get Fit Kauai Annual Meeting Info
The annual meeting was held June 9th, 2011 at Courtyard Marriott, Wailua, Kauai
70 people attended this year's annual meeting.
The different task force chairs each gave a PowerPoint presentation showing their accomplishments of the past year.
Jim Charlier, a nationally recognized transportation planning professional, gave a dynamic presentation showing the health benefit of creating walkable communities, a good public transportation system and the importance to have safe and pleasant places to walk.
View images from the event. Also, view the summary report.
View Jim Charlier's PowerPoint Presentation. (link to download the file)
PowerPoint Presentation
Summary Report


Steering Committee Directory

Jodi Drisko - Chair

Parametrix Group, LLC Drisko Consulting

Marla Silva - Vice Chair

Ho`ola Lahui Hawai`i

Randy Blake

Kauai Path

Ted Blake

Malama o Koloa

Bev Brody

GFK Health & Built Environment Facilitator

Neil Clendennin

Lihue Business Association

Howard Gregg

Community Member

Leanora Kaiaokamalie

County of Kauai Planning Department

Laura Kawamura

U H Cooperative Extension

Jo Manea

Kauai Path

Michelle Martinez

GFK Healthy Food Coordinator

Tommy Noyes - GFK

Kauai District Health Office and Kauai Path

Lee Steinmetz

County of Kauai Transportation Planner

Marie Williams

County of Kauai Planning Department