GFA 2014 Winners

2014 Governor's Fitness Award Winners

Last year we had the honor of recognizing 62 incredible Governor’s Fitness Awards Finalists and announcing the winners during our Legislative Reception and an Evening Celebration at Ford Field, and we’re pleased to announce the outstanding winners in each category.

To our event attendees, finalists and partners: thank you for your support during our 2014 event. It was an honor to celebrate alongside some of the most inspirational individuals, organizations and events in the state of Michigan.

Award Winners

Outstanding Healthy Workplace Award

Very Large Organization: DTE

Large Organization: MSU Federal Credit Union

Medium Organization: NuStep, Inc.

Small Organization: Southwest Michigan First

Active Community Award

City of Manistee

City of Novi

People's Choice Award

Scott Mindel

Vern Seefeldt Lifetime Achievement Award

Dom Powell

Charles T. Kuntzleman Accepting the Challenge Award

Erica Coulston

Champion for Health Award

Greg Thompson

Outstanding Public Official Award

Director James Haveman

Veteran of the Year Award

Scot Severn

Extraordinary Event/Organization Award

Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

Conquering Obesity Award

Team Trina

Inspiring Story Award

David Rozelle

Team Trina, Conquering Obesity video

Don Powell, Vern Seefeldt Lifetime Achievement Award video

Scott Mindel, Conquering Obesity video

Greg Thompson, Champion of Health video

City of Novi video

DTE Outstanding Healthy Workplace video

Detroit Free Press Marathon, Extraordinary Event video

Scot Severn, Veteran of the Year video

MSU, Oustanding Healthy Workplace video


Erica Coulston, Accepting the Challenge video

Jim Haveman, Outstanding Public Official video


David Rozelle, Inspiring Story video

Southwest Michigan First, Outstanding Healthy Workplace video

City of Manistee, Promoting Active Community Award video

14 nustep outstanding healthy workplace video