Wednesday, January 31, 2018

2018 OSPAPPH Elections

The mission of the Ontario Society of Physical Activity Promoters in Public Health (OSPAPPH) is to elevate physical activity as a public health priority through advocacy, capacity building, engagement, and collaboration. Carrying out this work is an executive team made up of physical activity promoters (like yourself!) from across the province. There are many great initiatives OSPAPPH is working on and you can be part of the action!  

The term for some current OSPAPPH Executive members is sadly coming to an end and we are looking for interested individuals who wish to fill these positions for the upcoming 2018/2019 term. The following positions are available:

  • Co-chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Regional Representative – Central East
  • Regional Representative – Northern
  • Regional Representative – Central West
  • Regional Representative – South West
  • Regional Representative – Eastern

Please note that positions listed are for two years with the exception of the regional representative positions which are a one year commitment with the option to renew for the second year. 

We encourage you to consider the roles listed above. For more information regarding these roles, please see our Terms of Reference which provides a description of the positions.

If you are interested in joining the executive, we encourage you to discuss it with your manager, and submit a response to the questions below outlining your interest no later than Friday Feb 23, 2017. Responses can be emailed to

Position title:
Health Unit:
Brief description of current work:
OSPAPPH Position Sought:
Brief explanation of why they are seeking the position:

Please note that all successful applicants are asked, if possible, to attend the annual OSPAPPH Executive Face-to-Face meeting being held on May 3rd and 4th at Region of Peel Public Health. Meals and accommodation expenses will be covered by OSPAPPH.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Jason Weppler, OSPAPPH co-chair, by email or at 519-376-9420 ext. 1408. For more information about OSPAPPH, our Strategic Plan, and our Terms of Reference, please visit our website at or email us at

On behalf of the current OSPAPPH Executive, thank you for your attention and interest in this exciting and rewarding opportunity!

The OSPAPPH Executive