• School Health, Board Advisory Committee

    The Plano ISD School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is an advisory group whose members include parents, students, teachers, staff members and diverse community representation.  The group acts collectively to provide advice to the school district on all aspects of the school health program. 

    Purpose

    The committe's duties include recommending the number of hours of instruction to be provided in health education, and reviewing curriculum appropriate for specific grade levels designed to prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease, and Type 2 diabetes. The committee's duties also include reviewing and recommending methods of instruction for human sexuality in appropriate grade levels.  In addition, the committee can review and recommend coordinated school health strategies for integrating appropriate curriculum components through the following: 1) health education, 2) physical education, 3) physical activity, 4) nutrition services, 5) parental involvement, 6) school health service, 7) counseling and guidance services, 8) employee wellness, and 9) a safe and healthy school environment. The board of trustees may direct the committee to study and make recommendations on specific issues. [TEC 28.004(e) 

    2020-21 Goals

    • Review and make recommendations regarding current student wellness resources and awareness.
    • Review and make recommendations regarding current staff wellness resources and awareness.

    Meetings

    • Monday, October 5, 2020
    • Monday, November 16, 2020
    • Monday, January 11, 2021
    • Monday, March 1, 2021

    Virtual meetings will be held from 12:00 - 1 p.m.

School Health Advisory Committee Members

  • 2020-21 Committee Members / *Plano ISD staff

  • Vinitha Arjunaswamy

    Staci Antelo* (staff liaison)

    Meredith Bolin*

    Mike Bronsky

    Lauriston Crockett

    Dr. Jacqueline de Silva Stephen

    Alexander Dvinanin

    Jinnetter Dixon*

    Robin Fletcher*

    Xinyi Gong

  • Jana Hancock*

    Janet Howell*

    Brianne Huedepohl

    Bruce Kendrick

    Ernestine Key

    Cathy Kissinger

    Lisa Kolodny

    Dr. Pamela Moore

    Dawne Niethamer*

  • Molly Pipak* (staff liaison)

    Dylan Rafaty

    Karen Richards

    Karen Shepherd

    Sabrina Sipes

    Allison Smith*

    Mary Swinton*

    Colleen Tiller

    Shannon Wiser