2024 SDA-HPERA Convention

Monday, March 11, 2024
8:45am Registration, 9:00am Welcome & Worship
Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland Airport North
24901 Country Club Blvd
North Olmsted, OH 44070
+1 (440) 716-9977
$40 Professionals
$10 Students
Moving Forward - Comprehensive School Physical Activity
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Convention Info & Agenda back to top

The 2024 SDA-HPERA convention was held in Cleveland, OH on Monday, March 11 at 9:00am Eastern.

Speakers & Topics

  • Keynote Speaker: Sean Brock, Alliance for a Healthier Generation – “Creating Student-centered Physical Education and Physical Activity Programs”
  • Speaker: Adelaide Dirkin, Kettering Health – “The Lasting Impact of Adventist Physical Education”
  • Jim Hanson Memorial Lecture Speaker: Curtis Kuhlman, Walla Walla University – “What 42 Years of Teaching Has Taught Me, and Other Life Lessons”
  • Roundtable Discussion Topics:
    • Before and After School Physical Activity
    • Other Topic TBD
  • Awards:
    • Future Professional Award – Juliana Zollbrecht, Walla Walla University
    • Physical Education “Teacher of the Year” Award – Bryce Reading, Highland Academy
  • Service Awards:
    • Curtis Kuhlman, Walla Walla University
    • Doug White, Retired, Puget Sound Adventist Academy, Skagit Adventist Academy
  • Business Meeting:
    • Vote for President-elect & Secretary
    • Vote on organization name change to AdventistMove
    • Other Business
    • Vision-casting for 2025 by President Javier Krumm, La Sierra University

2023–2024 Executive Committee back to top

Position Name Organization
PresidentRandy Lonto Ruth Murdoch Elementary School
PresidentTamara Ritterskamp Forest Lake Academy
Past PresidentAlex Adams Austin Peay University
President ElectJavier Krumm La Sierra University
SecretaryStacey Brackett Tri-City Christian Academy
Convention ManagerOpen Position
Executive DirectorMatt Lee PUC Prep Academy

Past Presidents and Secretaries back to top

Year President Secretary
2024 Randy Lonto Stacey Brackett
2023 Matt Lee Lizzie Mendoza
2022 Alex Adams Calvin Morton
2021 Vashon Williams Kaitlyn Nelson
2020 Rodd Strobel Matt Cantrell
2019 Jeremy Perkins Vashon Williams
2018 Doug Zimmerman Tamara Ritterskamp
2017 Randy Lonto Tedd Webster
2016 Bob Paulson Matt Lee
2015 Bob Benge Curtis Kuhlman
2014 Ric Schwarz Randy Lonto
2013 Alvin Fuentes Jeremy Perkins
2012 Brian Sather Jeremy Perkins
2011 Ron Schafer Doug Zimmerman
2010 Ric Spaulding Bob Benge
2009 Nestor Osorio Mike Boyd
2008 Rod Bussey Krystal Hauff
2007 Joe Perrone Laura Benn
2006 Greg Davies Gregg Morrow
2005 Greg Davies Gregg Morrow
2004 Delmar Lovejoy Steve Adams (Rob Thomas acting)
2003 Tim Windemuth Joe Perrone
2002 Nancy Petta Brian Sather (Barbara Harsany acting)
2001 Tim Willsey Ric Schwarz
2000 Don Morgan Heather Neal
1999 Ric Gatling Curtis Kuhlman (… acting)
1998 Barbara Harsany Gary Eggers (… acting)
1997 Rob Thomas Troy Beans
1996 Frank Martinez Ron Reading (Ric Spaulding acting)
1995 Bob Kalua Wally Fox
1994 Debbie Morgan Rob Thomas
1993 Phil Garver Jim Hanson
1992 Stan Detweiler Lydia Chong
1991 Roger McFarland Barbara Harsany
1990 John Pangman Sheri Hall (Bob Reynolds acting)
1989 Stacy Nelson Wally Fox
1988 Gary Hamburg Helen Weismeyer
1987 Vernon Scheffel Barbara Friesen
1986 Bill Napier Barbara Friesen (completed Cavanaugh’s term)
1985 Bill Napier Sandy Cavanaugh
1984 Walt Hamerslough Debbie Morgan
1983 Walt Hamerslough Debbie Morgan
1982 None (Steering Committee Chair presided) Bob Reynolds
1981 None (Association organized) Bob Reynolds