Action Teams

Tackling the Issues...
We developed "action teams" for tackling Atchison's health-related issues. The following four action teams are helping our community solve some really big issues.

1. Lifelong Learning and Achievements Team

Jim Krone, Co-chair

Susan Myers, Resource Lead
This group is tackling the following issues:
High School/College Graduation Rates
Work Force Development
Economic Vitality
Poverty Reduction
Teen Pregnancy




2. Community Support and Expectations Team

Kate Werring
This group is tackling the following issues:
Alcohol Abuse
Drug Abuse
Spiritual Health
Mental Health
Community Values




3. Healthy Living Team

Janet Adrian
This group is tackling the following issues:
Obesity/Eating Disorders
Physical Activity
Nutrition
Infrastructure for Active Living
Physical Health
Smoking
Access to Healthcare




4. Communication and Resources Team


Jeff Schuele
This group is tackling the following issues:
Grant Research
Marketing
Agency Clearinghouse
Agency Collaboration
Corporate Funding
Fund Raising




Our Core Values...
Our Action Teams each uphold the following core values:
1. Accountability
2. Supporting families in all their forms
3. Forward thinking
4. Respect for community
5. Education