MISSION

The mission of the honorary is promotion of the discipline by elevating the standards, ideals, competence and ethics of professionally prepared individuals in Health Education.

Board of Directors

Eta Sigma Gamma is governed by an elected Board of Directors who oversees its’ responsibilities and duties. The elected officers consist of a President, Vice-President, Immediate Past-President, two Professional At-Large members and one Student At-Large Member. The other voting members are appointed by the President, with approval of the Board of Directors. These are the Secretary-Treasurer, Historian, Director of Chapter Development, Editor of The Health Educator, and Editor of The Eta Sigma Gamma Monograph Series. The purpose of the Board of Directors is to carry out the business as described in the By-Laws and Constitution and a regularly updated strategic plan.

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Jeff Housman , Ph.D

Member-at-Large

Biography

Jeff Housman, PhD, MCHES, is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in health behavior, public health statistics, and community health. He has an established line of research in application of behavior theory to health behavior with a focus on substance use, including alcohol mixed with energy drinks (AmED) use in adolescent and college populations and dietary supplement use in athletic populations. He has also served as a consulting editor for the Journal of American College Health and The Health Educator, and he currently serves on the Eta Sigma Gamma National Board of Directors.

Dr. Housman received his BS and MEd in Kinesiology from Stephen F. Austin State University and his PhD in Health Education from Texas A&M University.