The mission of the honorary is promotion of the discipline by elevating the standards, ideals, competence and ethics of professionally prepared men and women 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.

Photo of Jodi Brookins-Fisher , PhD, MCHES

Jodi Brookins-Fisher , PhD, MCHES

Immediate Past President
Work Central Michigan University School of Health Sciences HPB 2207 Mount Pleasant MI 48859 Work Phone: 989-774-3392 Work Fax: 989-774-2908


Jodi Brookins-Fisher, PhD, MCHES, is a Professor in the School of Health Sciences at Central Michigan University. Her research interests include the evaluation of university-community partnerships, programs for underserved populations, and sexuality education curricula. Dr. Brookins-Fisher has been involved in several national and state organizations and has held several leadership positions. She has received the President’s Award for GLC-SOPHE and the Distinguished Service Award for both GLC-SOPHE and national Eta Sigma Gamma. Dr. Brookins-Fisher has also received CMU’s Excellence in Teaching Award in 2000 and 2009, Registered Student Organization Advisor Award and Outstanding Teacher Award in her department. In 2009, she also received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Department of Physiology and Health Science at Ball State University. A human rights advocate, Dr. Brookins-Fisher has been recognized for her contributions to underserved populations, especially GLBTQ populations. In her spare time, Jodi likes to spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoys running (especially with Dr. Thompson) and outdoors activities.