1. Increase advocacy efforts. Promote and communicate the benefits of a healthy lifestyle by providing professional development to members to pass on to stake holders. Promote sound professional practice to maintain/increase physical activity in K-12 education. **Annual convention, website, remain current with state and national legislation.
2. Increase available revenues. Increased available revenues enhances all aspects of SHAPE Montana to fulfill both the vision and mission. **increase sponsorship, increase membership.
3. Increase and diversify membership and services. Provide resources to promote and disseminate programs in health, physical education, recreation, dance, and sport. Expand recognition for programs from the alliances. **contact higher educational professionals, administrators, work on student membership, keep website updated, update awards, list serv.
4. Create a more efficient/responsive organizational structure and governance system. To help future leaders become better leaders. **leadership training.
5. Increase efficiency and effectiveness of member services through technology. Increase user-friendly access to information: promote professional development, health and fitness information, and sound professional practices. **list serv, on-line learning links to website.
Reg has taught Health and Physical Education at Capital High School in Helena, MT for the last 15 years. (21 total). Reg has been a tireless advocate for health and physical education in Montana and our nation, lobbying for high quality health/PE in Washington DC for 5 years. Reg was born and raised in Jordan, Montana and has 3 children in school, all who love PE and call it their favorite class. Besides serving as President, Reg is also the committee chair for Political Action and Advocacy, and sits on the Finance and Governance committee.
Marti Edgmond has been the SHAPE Montana, Treasurer for the past 16 years. She is currently teaching K – 6 Health Enhancement at Boulder Elementary in Billings. Marti has a Bachelors Science in Health and Physical Education and her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Montana State University. She also enjoys officiating high school, NAIA and NCAA college volleyball. When Marti isn’t teaching or on the volleyball court, she loves to golf, garden and spend time with her family. Member of the Finance, Governance and Advocacy committee.
Emily graduated from the University of Portland with a M.A. in Teaching, from Portland State University with B.A degrees in Public Health Education and School Health Education, and from Linfield College with a B.A. degree in Sociology.
She currently teaches Physical Education at East Side School in Livingston, MT and has served on the Board since 2016. Emily is the Awards Chair for SHAPE MT.
Emily is the mother of 2, enjoys recreating outdoors, gardening, cooking, relaxing, and spending time with family and friends.
Wendy is a graduate of UM with a BS in HPE. She also has her masters in educational technology. She currently lives in Missoula and is the 7th grade PE/Health teacher at Meadow Hill Middle School. She has been teaching PE in Montana for 27 years. She helps coach 7th grade volleyball and is the Student Council advisor at her school.
Wendy is the current President Elect of SHAPE MT. She serves on the PR and Awards committees.
Wendy is married and has 3 children. She enjoys camping and spending time with family and close friends.
Teri Wilkinson is currently the Secretary of the board a position I have held for the past 5 years. She is currently in her 30th year of teaching. She spent 3 years in Wolf Point as a Librarian before moving to Noxon 27 years ago, where she is currently the k-12 Phys Ed and Health teacher. She is also the Jr. High and High School volleyball Coach, Assistant Athletic Director, and Assistant Track Coach. Noxon has a volunteer ambulance service and at this time Teri is the President of the service as well as a volunteer EMT.
In her spare time she loves to work out in the yard, read a good book, and spend time with her 2 grandchildren.
Ashley has taught at Hyalite Elementary since 2011 after graduating from Montana State University. She has also spent the past three years as a Behavior Support Specialist as she finished her Masters in Educational Leadership in the spring of 2016. Ashley is passionate about providing opportunities for her students to experience the beautiful Gallatin Valley through activities such as hiking, skating, skiing, and many more that Montana has to offer. Ashley serves on the Public Relations and Awards committee as an active member of the SHAPE MT Board.
Ashley, her husband Josh, and two children enjoy hiking, traveling, and staying busy with everyday life.
Nancy Stock has served on the MTAHPERD/SHAPE board for 11 years. She has been the Jump/Hoops Coordinator and President. Nancy has been the Executive Director of the board since 2009.
A 1982 MSU Grad (GO CATS!) Nancy taught in Poplar and Corvallis before landing at Florence-Carlton Schools in 1993 where she teaches K-10 PE and Health.
Nancy enjoys cross country skiing, gardening, and a good book!
Ty is a classroom teacher in Great Falls. He is a member of the PE 150 group, promoting Health Enhancement and Physical Education in the classroom. He coaches middle and high school basketball. He has been apart of SHAPE MT for three years and on the board for two, and is currently serving on three committees: Advocacy, Governance, and Finance. Ty can support classroom teachers with training and resources to use in the 150 program.
Amy is a graduate of the University of Montana with a BS in HPE. She is currently teaching K-8 Health and Physical Education at Helena Flats School in Kalispell and has been for 16 years. She has also coaches cross country. Amy is married and has 2 boys. She enjoys hiking, running, kayaking, and spending time with her family. She currently serves on the Awards and PR committees. This is her first year on the Shape Montana Board.
Meaghan graduated from Montana State University-Billings with an M.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Studies and from the University of Montana with a B.A. in History and Health Enhancement. She is in her 14th year of teaching Health Enhancement. Meaghan taught 6th-10th grade health/P.E. in Florence-Carlton School District and 6th-8th grade health/P.E. in San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District. Meaghan is currently teaching K-5 health/P.E. in Missoula County Public School District at Hawthorne Elementary. This is her first year on the SHAPE MT board. Meaghan is passionate about her students, her school community and advocating for Health and P.E. teachers. Meaghan loves biking, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family.