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Healthy Lifestyles Subcommittee

The Subcommittee’s Role

The Healthy Lifestyles Subcommittee of the Cancer Risk Reduction Committee (CCRC) has been developed to study and recommend policies that could positively influence healthy lifestyles in Delaware across the life course. The Subcommittee is chaired by Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long. Health Management Associates has been contracted to provide facilitation, outreach, and independent research and analysis for the work of the subcommittee. The Subcommittee is responsible for developing actionable policy recommendations and presenting them to the Governor by June 2020 to positively influence healthy eating and active living in Delaware.


  • The Honorable Bethany Hall-Long, RNC, PhD
  • Rep. Melissa Minor-Brown
  • Christine Alois
  • Faith Rentz
    (represented by Aaron Schrader)
  • Jonathan Kirch
  • Jeanne Chiquoine
  • Deborah P. Brown
  • Steve Groff
  • David Edgell
  • Elizabeth Romero
  • Allison Karpyn
  • Josette DelleDonne Manning
    (represented by Meredith Seitz)


  1. Healthy Lifestyles Across All Ages

    Webinar / Zoom Meeting / Recording Available

    William Dietz, MD, PhD
    Chair, Sumner M. Redstone Center
    Milken Institute School of Public Health
    The George Washington University

    Sara Benjamin-Neelon, PhD, JD
    Associate Professor, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society
    Director, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  2. Healthy Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Webinar / Zoom Meeting / Recording Available

    Chris Kochtitzky
    Chief, Physical Activity and Health Branch
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

    Kristin Sukys
    Policy Analyst
    Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation
    Harvard Law School

Meeting Materials