ACHPER Inc would like to thank Dr Vaughan Cruikshank for his years of service as ACHPER Tasmania President. Vaughan, who is also a HPE Program Director at the University of Tasmania, has Chaired numerous events and authored a number of important research and professional contributions to our field during his time as President
We would like to welcome incoming ACHPER Tasmania President Kira Patterson, a lecturer in Health Pedagogy in the Faculty of Education at the University of Tasmania. Kira’s area of expertise is health literacy, specifically investigating how individual, social and environmental factors influence behavioural risk factors for chronic disease in urban-rural populations and in populations experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage with the Menzies Institute for Medical Research. We look forward to working with Kira over the coming years and seeing great things happening in the Apple Isle!