The Governor's Council

The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports

The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports was established through an Executive Order issued by Governor John M. Engler in 1992 to improve the health of, and increase physical activity among, Michigan residents. Its 15 members are appointed by the current Governor to two-year terms.

  • Peaches McCahill, Chair
  • Paul J. Barbeau
  • Doreen Bolhuis
  • Clare Braun
  • J. Bryan Dixon, M.D.
  • Lila Lazarus
  • Florine Mark
  • Thomas Minter
  • Nolan Moody
  • Raquel Thueme
  • James Pivarnik, Ph.D.
  • Scott Przystas
  • Anuja Rajendra
  • Tori Sager
  • Thomas Goodwin, D.O.
  • Ronald Winter