Lisa received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from SUNY Cortland, her Master of Science Degree in Education from the University of South Carolina, and Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Administration from SUNY New Paltz. She has been a physical education and health education teacher as White Plains Middle School for the past nineteen years. She was also an Adjunct Professor at Hofstra University and a Cooperating Teacher at Columbia University and Manhattan College. Lisa has been a member of various school district committees including the Principal's Advisory Council, the School Safety Team and the Middle School Crisis Team. She has coached girls softball and basketball and has been a Jump Rope for Heart/Hoops for Heart Coordinator for many years. In service to NYS AHPERD, Lisa is a current member of the Board of Directors, past president of NYS AHPERD, the Southeastern Zone and the Future Professional's Section. She was co-chair of the Future Professionals Leadership Conference and she has been the Southeastern Zone Conference Director for many years. She has presented at the national, state, zone and local levels on health education, physical education and advocacy. She is a member of the SHAPE America Health Education Task Force, she was a Learning Connection summit attendee and a State Education Department HIV/AIDS project member. Lisa has been a leader on several NYS AHPERD advocacy initiatives including the advocacy video, the state report card and Get Moving NY. She has been honored with the Eastern District Association Student Leadership Award, the White Plains Middle School PTA Jenkins Award, the Southeastern Zone Amazing Person Award and the NYS AHPERD Professional of the Year Award. It is with great pleasure that the Health Section recognized Lisa Sherman as their 2014 Amazing Person.