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About us

The Healthy Worksite Summit is a collaborative effort by a group of non-profit organizations. Formerly known as the Evergreen Everwell Conference, the Healthy Worksite Summit has been offered annually since 1987. The first conference was a project of the Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. When the Governor’s Council was disbanded, the conference was continued by a group of statewide non-profit organizations. Though the partners and hosts have changed over the years, the Summit continues.

Mission

The mission of the Healthy Worksite Summit is to provide training and networking opportunities for promoting worksite health in Washington State. The Summit supports anyone interested in designing, promoting and implementing strategies to promote worksite health. Participants represent both large and small organizations from the public and private sectors. The Summit is designed for those representing health promotion, employee benefits and injury prevention.

Partners and hosts

The Healthy Worksite Summit is presented by the Association of Washington Cities Employee Benefit Trust in cooperation with the American Heart Association, the University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center, the Washington State Dairy Council, and the Washington State Health Care Authority.

Association of Washington Cities Employee Benefit Trust
Julie McDowell, juliem@awcnet.org

American Heart Association
Kristen VanWart, kristen.vanwart@heart.org

University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center
Kristin Hammerback, khammerb@uw.edu

Washington State Dairy Council
Linda Mendoza, mendoza@eatsmart.org

Washington State Health Care Authority
Aaron Huff, aaron.huff@hca.wa.gov

Planning Committee

The Healthy Worksite Summit Planning Committee works to carry out the mission of the Summit. Planning Committee members are appointed by the AWC Employee Benefit Trust. Members may serve as long as they like on the committee and may elect to participate in one or more sub-committees.

The planning committee generally meets 2-3 times per year in person, plus 3-4 times by conference call in addition to sub-committee calls or meetings held independent of the full committee meetings. If you are interested in joining the Planning Committee, contact Julie McDowell at juliem@awcnet.org.

For more information contact

Julie McDowell, Health Promotion Supervisor, Association of Washington Cities, juliem@awcnet.org

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