Kansas Governor's Council on Fitness
The purpose of the Governor's Council on Fitness is to advise the Governor and others on ways to enhance the health of all Kansans through promotion of physical activity, good dietary choices and prevention of tobacco use and to promote the improvement of the health of Kansans through the following:
- Encourage the exchange of information about physical activity, healthy diets and tobacco use prevention and cessation.
- Create private and public sector support for physical activity, good nutrition and tobacco use prevention.
- Implement a statewide awards program to recognize communities and organizations demonstrating significant support for physical activity, good nutrition and tobacco use prevention.
KAHPERD collaborates with the Governor’s Council on Fitness to promote and implement Kansas Kids Fitness and Safety Day during the first week of May.