Newsom Names Members to Physical Fitness and Mental Well-Being Advisory Council

Governor Gavin Newsom this week named 16 members to the Governor’s Advisory on Physical Fitness and Mental Well-Being. The Council is tasked with exploring strategies to promote health and wellness among Californians of all ages and is led by First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee Ronnie Lott.

The Council includes representatives from health and wellness organizations, youth sports programs, education, the entertainment and fitness industry, and other experts on physical and mental health.

According to the Governor’s Office, the Council’s activities may include providing guidance on the development of physical activity and wellness goals for Californians of all ages, increasing awareness among all age groups about the benefits of physical activity, sports, nutrition, and mental wellness, encouraging intergenerational physical fitness activities, promoting equitable access to outdoor and physical activities for underserved communities, and facilitating collaboration among federal, state, and local agencies and other sectors.

The full announcement is available here.