Click on a link above for a synopsis of each organization and link to the organizations web site.
Member Organizations

Year Established: 1946

Statement of Purpose

Building on principles and practices of health promotion and education, DHPE strengthens public health capacity in policy
and in systems change to improve the health of all and achieve health equity.

Membership: 280
  • Each state, territory, and Indian Health Service area is entitled to one regular voting member: the state, territory, and
    Indian Health Service area level director of public health education or health promotion or the equivalent.
  • Associate membership (non-voting) is open to health professionals employed in public health education.

Publications:         Online bimonthly newsletter

Meeting:        Annual membership meeting, late spring or summer

Delegate: Linda Chasson, MS
Administrator, Preventive Health & Safety Services
Wyoming Department of Health
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 501
Cheyenne, WY 82002
W (307) 777-7958
Fax (307) 777-5402

Alternate: Susan Goekler, PhD, MCHES
Executive Director
1015 18th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
W (202) 659-2246
E-mail: sgoekler@dhpe.org

Legislative Liaison:
Donna Nichols, MSED, CHES
Health Policy Director, DHPE
350 Young Schoolhouse Road
Smithville, TX 78957
W (512) 360-4931
E-mail: dnichols@dhpe.org
Directors of Health Promotion & Education
Making Healthy Communities Happen
1015 18th Street, NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20036
phone: (202) 659-2230 Fax: (202) 659-2339
WEB: http://www.dhpe.org/