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The mission of the Mayor’s Fitness Council is to increase awareness and connect San Antonio residents to opportunities for improved emotional well-being, physical activity, and healthy eating.

The vision of the Mayor’s Fitness Council is a San Antonio where residents have opportunities to move more, eat better, and stay connected.

Leading the charge is the Mayor’s Fitness Council Executive Committee. The Executive Team is a dynamic group of individuals who represent key community organizations and are leaders in their areas of expertise.

Mandy Tyler, Chair
Education Service Center, Region 20

Liesien Benet, Vice Chair
YMCA of Greater San Antonio

Eric Cooper, Immediate Past Chair
San Antonio Food Bank

Mandy Adkins
San Antonio Sports
Healthy Schools Committee Co-Chair

Haley Amick
San Antonio Metro Health
Viva Health and Por Vida Programs

Bryan Bayles, PhD
Witte Museum
University of Texas Health Science Center

Denise Benoit-Moctezuma
San Antonio Metro Health

Andrea Bottiglieri
MFC Staff/ San Antonio Metro Health

Katy Bowen, MS, RDN, LD
CHEF – Culinary Health Education for Families

Stacy Cantu-Pawlik
Institute for Health Promotion Research

Beveylon Concha
Judson Independent School District
Healthy Schools Committee Co-Chair

Kristi Docwra
Stay Well
Community Committee Vice Chair

Robert Ferrer, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center

Shari Gaiennie
Yoga Seva Institute
Community Committee Vice Chair

Joseph Garcia
ESD & Associates
Communications Committee Chair

Rocio Guenther
Mayor’s Office

Mitchell Hagney
Local Sprout Food Hub
Food Policy Council Representative

Ashok Kumar, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center
Bexar County Medical Society

Sandy Morander
YMCA of Greater San Antonio

Kim Moten-Bogan
San Antonio Sports

Tori Parsons
CHEF – Culinary Health Education for Families

Bert Pickell
San Antonio Walks
Community Committee Chair

Amelie Ramirez, PhD
Institute for Health Promotion Research
University of Texas Health Science Center

Nikki Ramos
San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department

Mrudula Rao, MD
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Bexar County Psychiatric Society

Jackie Rivera
Humana
San Antonio Health Advisory Board

Kathy Shields
San Antonio Metro Health

Jeff Skelton
Health Advocate

Marnie Staehly
Humana

Lauren Trapane
San Antonio Food Bank
SABGH – San Antonio Business Group on Health President

Mary Ullmann Japhet
Japhet Media

Peter Wald, MD
USAA

Annette Zaharoff, MD
Non-Surgical Center of Texas
Active Living Council Representative