Your Vote Can Impact the Future of Health and PE!

On February 14, voting opens for the SHAPE America Board of Directors, as well as the six District Leadership Councils. Take an active role in your profession by learning about the 2017 candidates and casting your vote!

President-Elect Candidates

Dennis M. Docheff
Professor of Physical Education

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO
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Judy LoBianco
Supervisor of HPE and Nursing

South Orange-Maplewood School District
Neptune City, NJ
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Director Candidates

Members will vote for three of the following six candidates to become Directors on the SHAPE America Board.

William I. “Bill” Dickens
Professor Emeritus
Health & Human
Performance Department
Northwestern State University
Natchitoches, LA
Brett Fuller
Curriculum Specialist Health,
Physical Education,
Safe and Supportive Schools
Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee, WI

Thomas J. Loughrey
Executive Director,
St. Louis, MO
Ann Paulls-Neal
Physical Education Teacher
Wherry Elementary School
Albuquerque, NM

Gene White
Professor & Dept Chair of
Physical Education
Teacher Education
East Stroudsburg University
East Stroudsburg, PA
Anne S. Wiggin
Health & Physical Education
Iotla Valley
Elementary School
Franklin, NC


    How can I vote for SHAPE America officers?

    Voting opens on February 14, 2017. Prior to that, eligible voters will receive an email notification on how to access the ballot. Reminder notices will be also be sent before the election ends on March 16.

    Can I vote by mail ballot?

    No. The election is accomplished through a secure, electronic and fully-hosted ballot solution to ensure the integrity of the voting process.

    I have elected to opt out of emails. Can I vote?

    To receive access to the ballot, you must be opted in to SHAPE America emails. Call Membership Services at 800-213-7193 or email to to reset your email preferences.

    I didn’t receive a ballot. Can I receive one now?

    Ballots will be accessible starting on February 14. Please start by checking your spam folder. If the voting email is not there, you may have opted out of receiving SHAPE America emails, or we may have an incorrect email address for you. Please call Membership Services at 800-213-7193 or email to

  • 2017 Election Timeline

    • February 14: Voting opens and members receive email instructions on how to cast their ballot
    • March 14-16: Members meet candidates personally at the 2017 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Boston
    • March 16: Voting ends
    • March 17: New board members are announced at the Annual Business Meeting in Boston (4:30-5:30 p.m. ET)

  • Voting is a 3-Step Process

    You will receive voting instructions and a link to the ballot via email on February 14.
    Remember to:

    • 1) Mark your ballot
    • 2) Submit your vote
    • 3) Confirm your vote